A-FEST Translation Colloquium

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It’s almost time for the A-Fest Translation Colloquium!

Mentors Esther Allen, Mara Faye Lethem, Sandra Kingery, and myself have been working for weeks with some tremendously talented emerging translators on their renditions of new writing from Latin America. Full profiles of this incredible group can be found here.

The Translation Colloquium is free and open to the public and will be bilingual with an emphasis on the English translations of the selected works.

Friday, March 31 // 3:00 – 6:00pm
NYU’s King Juan Carlos Center // 53 Washington Sq. South

3:00 – 3:30
Opening remarks
Margaret Towner on indigenous women’s writing and translating Graciela Huinao

3:30 – 3:40

3:40 – 4:40
Bilingual readings and Q & A
// Lizzie Davis reads Nadia Prado and Gladys González Solis
// Charlotte Whittle reads Sara Uribe
// Arielle Concilio reads Alejandra Castillo

4:40 – 4:50

4:50 – 5:50
Bilingual readings and Q & A
// Robin Myers reads Mónica Ríos
// Sarah Bruni reads Nicolás Poblete
// Rebekah Smith reads Mercedes Roffé

5:50 — 6:00
Closing remarks

6:00 — 6:30