Literary Translation Seminar: Jhumpa Lahiri

Jhumpa Lahiri in Conversation with Alicia Borinsky. GRS alumna Jhumpa Lahiri is the recipient of a Guggenheim Fellowship. Her debut collection of stories, Interpreter of Maladies, was awarded the Pulitzer Prize, the PEN/Hemingway Award and The New Yorker Debut of the Year. Her novel "The Namesake" was a New York Times Notable Book, a Los Angeles Times Book Prize finalist and was selected as one of the best books of the year by USA Today and Entertainment Weekly, among other publications. Her book, "The Lowland," won the DSC award for South Asian fiction, and was a finalist for both the Man Booker prize and the National Book Award in fiction. Her nonfiction includes "The Clothing of Books" which was originally published in Italy as "Il vestito dei libri." She has translated two books by Domenico Starnone: "Ties, and Trick." She recently edited and partly translated "The Penguin Book of Italian Short Stories." In 2021 she will publish her first collection of poems in Italian "Il quaderno di Nerina" (Guanda, 2021). Her first full-length self-translation is her forthcoming novel, "Whereabouts" (Knopf, May 04, 2021).

When 1:00 pm to 3:00 pm on Friday, March 12, 2021
Contact Name Bruno Nassi Peric
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Fees Free
Open To Students faculty staff