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Professor Julia Sanches and Alumna Tracy K. Smith ’97 Longlisted for National Translation Award
September 9, 2021

The recipients of the 2021 National Translation Award in Prose and Poetry will be named during ATLA’s annual conference, ALTA44: Inflection Points.

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Incoming Professor Jeremy Tiang Wins PEN Translates Award
July 22, 2021

Jeremy Tiang is a novelist, playwright and literary translator from Chinese.

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'Boundaries' Translated by Writing Student Laura Green Published in 'World Literature Today'
July 21, 2021

In addition to World Literature Today publishing Green’s translation of “Boundaries,” the Italian literary magazine Spazinclusi will publish Mari’s translation of Green's short story “Hellseer” in the fall.

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A Professor Shifts From Literary Translation to Biography
July 14, 2021

After translating the works of Swiss-German author Robert Walser for decades, Professor Susan Bernofsky has written the first English-language biography of him.

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Columbia, UDP Literary Students Shine in Word for Word Poetry Reading
April 27, 2021

Graduate students from Columbia’s School of the Arts and literary students from Chile’s Universidad Diego Portales (UDP) met in April in a virtual format to read each other’s translated poetry.

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'Las Biuty Queens,' New Translation by Alumna Hannah Kauders '20, to Release June 1, 2021
April 15, 2021

Kauders' translation holds true to the spirit of the original book by keeping what Diego Zúñiga, award-winning author of Camanchaca, calls the "rabid Spanglish" used by "the fragile voices of this book as they tell.

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Our Word Hosts Reading and Conversation with Author Mariana Enriquez
April 7, 2021

For her reading, Enriquez chose the first story that appears in The Dangers of Smoking in Bed, translated as “The Little Angel's Exhumation” in Asymptote.

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Say Translation is Art: Poet and Translator Sawako Nakayasu in Conversation with Professors Susan Bernofsky and Lynn Xu
March 3, 2021

Nakayasu’s lecture was inspired and informed by her desire to think more expansively about the field and work of translation.

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