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Translation Salon featuring Katrina Dodson and Reg Gibbons

When: Thursday, March 8, 2018
6:00 PM - 7:30 PM  

Where: Bookends and Beginnings, 1712 Sherman Ave Alley #1, Evanston, IL

Audience: Faculty/Staff - Student - Public - Post Docs/Docs - Graduate Students

Cost: Free!

Contact: Alex Michael Hobson  

Group: Global Humanities Initiative (Buffett Institute)

Category: Fine Arts


Katrina Dodson, translator from the Portuguese of
"The Complete Stories, by Clarice Lispector" (New Directions, 2015), winner of the 2016 PEN Translation Prize, the American Translators Association Lewis Galantière Prize, and a Northern California Book Award. She is currently adapting her Lispector translation journal into a book and translating the 1928 Brazilian modernist classic, "Macunaíma, the Hero Without a Character", by Mário de Andrade (New Directions, 2019). Dodson recently edited a new translation of Ana Cristina Cesar's poetry collection "A teus pés" by Brenda Hillman with Helen Hillman and Sebastião Macedo (Parlor Press, 2018).

Reginald Gibbons is the author of nine books of poems, a novel, and a book about poetry, "How Poems Think". His collection of poems "Creatures of a Day" was a National Book Award Finalist in 2008. He has translated "Selected Poems of Luis Cernuda" (California 1977; reprint Sheep Meadow Press 1999); "Guillén on Guillén: The Poetry and the Poet" (with A. L. Geist; Princeton 1979); "Euripides' Bakkhai" (Oxford 2001) and "Sophocles' Antigone" (Oxford 2003), both of the latter with Charles Segal. He teaches at Northwestern University.

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