The Week in Translation

By Rachel Morgenstern-Clarren

what: PEN World Voices Festival of International Literature
when: April 29-May 5
where: NYC
more info: http://ow.ly/kwLcr

what: The Bridge Series: Turkish translators Erdağ Göknar and Aron Aji
when: Thursday, May 2, 7pm
where: McNally Jackson Books, New York, NY
more info: http://ow.ly/ky1YK

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: After Lorca: A Day of Poetry and Performance: Poets and performers LaTasha DiggsRob FittermanEileen MylesJudah RubinSara Jane StonerAynsley Vandenbroucke, the Aynsley Vandenbroucke Movement Group and others explore the tensions between urban and pastoral, foreign and American, mapped and experimental, as well as the often-unexamined queerness of Lorca’s work
when: Wednesday, May 1, 2-9 pm
where: Martin E. Segal Theatre/The Graduate Center, The City University of New York (CUNY)/365 5th Avenue
more info: http://ow.ly/kwL1W

 


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