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May 2016

Hispanic New York

May 30, 2016 @ 12:45 am - 2:15 pm
Sheraton New York Times Hotel, New York, NY United States + Google Map

Latin American Studies Association 2016 conference panel, with Graciela Mochkofsky, Lisandro Pérez, Esther Allen Frances Negrón-Muntaner and Wilfredo Burgos Matos.

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June 2016

Bread Loaf Translators’ Conference

June 3, 2016 - June 9, 2016

Bread Loaf Translators’ Conference in Ripton, Vermont June 3 – 9, 2016 The conference, designed for both emerging and established translators, includes translation workshops in poetry, fiction, and creative nonfiction, as well as lectures, craft classes, meetings with editors and agents, and readings by faculty and guests. 2016 faculty: Esther Allen, Geoffrey Brock, Karen Emmerich, Jennifer Grotz, and David Hinton. Tuition, Room, & Board: $2,140; financial aid is available; $15 application fee. Rolling admissions through March 15; apply early, space is…

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September 2016

A Celebration of Zama

September 7, 2016 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Community Bookstore, 143 Seventh Ave
Brooklyn, NY United States
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With Esther Allen and Álvaro Enrigue.

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October 2016

Conundrums of Cuban History for Readers in English Translation

October 7, 2016 @ 11:00 am - 12:15 pm
Oakland Mariott City Center )CC204, 1001 Broadway
Oakland, CA 94607 United States
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ALTA panel with Marilyn Miller (coordinator), Jacqueline Loss, Sara Cooper and Esther Allen.

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Gastón García Marinozzi: Viaje al fin de la memoria

October 20, 2016 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Instituto Cervantes, 211 East 49th Street
New York, NY 10017 United States
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Presentación de libro con Esther Allen y Juan José Herrera de la Muela.

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Gregory Rabassa (1922-2016), a Celebration

October 21, 2016 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Graduate Center, City University of New York, Room 9204-9206, 5th Avenue and 34th Street
New York, United States
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Few figures have marked the English-language literature of our time as deeply as did Gregory Rabassa. Translator of Julio Cortázar's Hopscotch (1966), Clarice Lispector's The Apple in the Dark (1967), Gabriel García Márquez's One Hundred Years of Solitude (1970),  Mario Vargas Llosa's Conversation in the Cathedral (1974), Luis Rafael Sánchez's Macho Camacho's Beat (1980), Luisa Valenzuela's The Lizard's Tail (1983), José Lezama Lima's Paradiso (2005), and more than fifty other works from Spanish and Portuguese—and himself the author of a number of books, including his prize-winning memoir If This Be Treason (2005)— Rabassa was a beloved professor and colleague at City University…

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February 2017

Translation and Human Rights in Troubled Times

February 21 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Konover Auditorium, University of Connecticut, 405 Babbidge Road
Storrs, Connecticut 06269
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In honor of the newly launched Program in Literary Translation at the University of Connecticut, Storrs. With Carles Torner of International PEN, Edith Grossman and Esther Allen. Curated by Peter Constantine, director of the Storrs Program in Literary Translation.

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