Translation/Transnation: Translation as a Critical Practice for Writing a Nation in Transit
Friday, March 12, 2021 from 8:00pm - 9:00pm
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|Series||Translation and Memory: Hispanofilipino Literature and the Archive in the US Midwest|
Join us for a book talk between Harold Augenbraum, editor, translator, and former executive director of the National Book Foundation, and award-winning author Gina Apostol. The conversation will revolve around Augenbraum’s translations of the novels "Noli me tángere" and "El filibusterismo" by Philippine national hero José Rizal, and Apostol’s "The Revolution According to Raymundo Mata," which won the 2010 Philippine National Book Award and has recently been republished in the U.S. Apostol is also the author of "Insurrecto," which has been included in the list of the ten best books for 2018 by the magazine Publishers Weekly. Register above.
This event is sponsored by the U-M Department of Comparative Literature, Center for Southeast Asian Studies, Library, Romance Languages and Literatures, and Asian Languages and Cultures.
Join us for the other events in this seminar series, Translation and Memory: Hispanofilipino Literature and the Archive in the US Midwest and Translation, Memory and the Archive: The Literary Worlds of the Spanish Philippines.
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