The Week in Translation

By Rachel Morgenstern-Clarren

what: New Poetry from Spain: Round Table Discussion featuring Marta López-Luaces, Gerardo Piña-Rosales, and Leonard Schwartz
when: Thursday, April 11, 7pm
where: Instituto Cervantes, New York, NY
more info: http://ow.ly/jRnlr

Lorca in New York: A Celebration: the largest-ever festival in North America celebrating the work of acclaimed Spanish poet and playwright Federico García Lorca. With more than two dozen events throughout Manhattan, it focuses on the brief but prolific period (1929-1930), during which Lorca came to New York and wrote one of his most significant works, Poet in New York

what: Gonzalo Sobejano lecture on “Memoria de Lorca, A través de mis años en la Universidad de Columbia” 
(Memory of Lorca, Through My Years at Columbia University) 
when: Monday, April 8, 6pm
where: Columbia University, New York, NY
more info: http://ow.ly/jRpy1

what: American Lorca (Presentations)
when: Tuesday, April 9, 7pm
where: King Juan Carlos I of Spain Center, New York University, New York, NY
more info: http://ow.ly/jRpy1

what: Lorca's Universe (concert): A musical voyage through flamenco and Lorca’s poetry with internationally acclaimed guistarist José María Gallardo del Rey and violinist Anabel Garcia del Castillo.
when: Tuesday, April 9, 7pm
where: Instituto Cervantes, New York, NY
more info: http://ow.ly/jRpy1

Pessoa in New York: A series of events in New York and New Jersey celebrating Portugal’s Fernando Pessoa (1888-1935) one of Europe’s greatest Modernist writers, sponsored by Arte Institute and Teatro do Bairro.

what: "Pessoa in New York" launch party and poetry reading 
when: Saturday, April 13
where: Sonnabend Gallery
more info: http://ow.ly/jRnaC

what: “The Film of Disquiet” screening with director João Botelho and Richard Zenith, a translator and scholar of Pessoa´s works
when: Sunday, April 14, 5pm
where: Museum of Modern Art (MoMA), New York, NY
more info: http://ow.ly/jRnaC


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