April 12, 2021 | 4:30pm
Mirene Arsanios, Sawako Nakayasu, and Mónica de la Torre will join in a roundtable discussion on Don Mee Choi’s essay Translation is a Mode = Translation is an Anti-neocolonial Mode and its relation to their own approaches to expanded translation practice and complex linguistic-cultural identity. The roundtable will be moderated by Esther Allen. Co-presented by Ugly Duckling Presse and CUNY Center for the Humanities.
April 22, 2021 | 5:30pm
Join us for an event celebrating Bruno Lloret’s Nancy, a powerful coming-of-age story that tracks Nancy’s youth through remote memories of her Chilean childhood, translated by Ellen Jones. Chilean author Bruno Lloret and translator Ellen Jones join Kathryn Scanlan to discuss his innovative use of typography and illustration to capture his narrator’s waning sense of consciousness.
June 3, 2021 | 6:30pm
We join Point Reyes Books to present award-winning translator Susan Bernofsky in this celebration of her long-awaited biography of the modernist writer Robert Walser, Clairvoyant of the Small. She will be in conversation with Kate Zambreno.