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: Luis García Montero & Nathalie Handal (Conversation): Join Luis García Montero, author of a recently published anthology on Lorca, and Nathalie Handal, who wrote Poet in Andalucía in response to Poet in New York, for a roundtable discussion about the influence Lorca’s poetry has had in Spain & the United States. Followed by a Q&A. In Spanish with simultaneous translation.
when: Thursday, April 25, 7pm
where: Instituto Cervantes
more info: http://ow.ly/klfdv

 


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