The Week in Translation

By Rachel Morgenstern-Clarren

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: Interpreting Lorca (Panel Discussion and Performances) with Joan Jonas, Caridad Svich, Christopher Maurer, Ben Sidran, Mónica de la Torre, Eliot Weinberger
when: Tuesday, April 16, 6pm
where: Martin E. Segal Theatre, CUNY, New York, NY
more info: http://ow.ly/k3QyO

what: An Evening with Carlos Rojas and Edith Grossman (Presentation)
when: Wednesday, April 17, 7pm
where: Instituto Cervantes, New York, NY
more info: http://ow.ly/k3QyO

what: KJCC Poetry Series: Writing in New York / New York in Writing
when: Thursday, April 18, 7pm
where: King Juan Carlos I of Spain Center, New York University, New York, NY
more info: http://ow.ly/k3QyO

what: Jose García Velasco: “Lorca, Dalí, Buñuel & Eternal Youth: Life in the Residencia de Estudiantes” (Lecture)
when: Friday, April 19, 7pm
where: Instituto Cervantes, New York, NY
more info: http://ow.ly/k3QyO

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: Screening of the movie “The Film of Disquiet” with director João Botelho and Richard Zenith.
when: Monday, April 15, 8 pm
where: Anthology Film Archives
more info: http://ow.ly/k3QBW

what: Screening of the movie “The Film of Disquiet” followed by a talk with director João Botelho.
when: Tuesday, April 16, 4:30 pm
where: Rutgers University, New Jersey
more info: http://ow.ly/k3QBW

what: Lecture by writer Richard Zenith. Readings of Fernando Pessoa works by Portuguese and American actors and a “wine and cheese” at The Poets House to finalize the Program.
when: Wednesday, April 17, 6:30 pm
where: Poets House, New York, NY
more info: http://ow.ly/k3QBW


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