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A Day of Translation: The Art of Losing and Finding

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65 West 11th Street

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12:00pm-12:45pm: Book Launch––Advances in Embroidery: Poems with Translations from Mahmoud Darwish, by Ahmad Al-Ashqar ‘17 ––the first book from ¶oets & Traitors Press

1:15-3:00pm: Translators’ Panel: Reading and Discussion Tony Anemone (The New School), Alex Cigale, David Stromberg (Hebrew University), and James Fuerst (Eugene Lang College). Moderated by Val Vinokur (The New School).

3:30-5:00pm: Open Forum on Literary Translation, Publishing, and the University, featuring alumni, faculty, students, and guests Tynan Kogane (New Directions Press, Lang ‘10), Kendall Storey (Archipelago Press, Lang ‘12), Rose Réjouis (Eugene Lang College), Roman Kostovski (Plamen Press), Matvei Yankelevich (Ugly Duckling Presse), Rebekah Smith (Ugly Duckling Presse, Lang ’03), Stephanie Leone (Lang/Parsons BAFA ’15), Julia Johanne Tolo (PEN America, Lang ‘15), José Garcia Escobar (Asymptote Journal, New School MFA ‘17), David Larsen (NYU), Jennifer Hayashida, and others. Moderated by Val Vinokur.

5:30-6:30pm: Book Launch––The Essential Fictions of ISAAC BABEL, (Northwestern UP) edited, translated, and annotated by VAL VINOKUR

Sponsored by the Bachelor’s Program for Adults and Transfer Students; the Minor in Literary Translation; the Literature, Culture, and Democracy Program; ¶oets & Traitors Press; The School of Writing, SPE; Literary Studies Department, Eugene Lang College. For more information, contact the Director of Literary Translation at the New School, Val Vinokur: vinokurv@newschool.edu.

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