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The Art of Translation.

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Start Date: March 14, 2018
End Date: March 14, 2018
Time: 6:30 pm to 8:30 pm

Location: Hofstra University, 1000 Fulton Avenue Hempstead, NY 11549

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March 14, 2018

6:30 pm



Hofstra University
Guthart Cultural Center Theater
1st floor Axinn Library
South Campus
1000 Fulton Avenue
Hempstead, NY 11549


Giovanna Calvino oversees the literary estate of her father, Italo Calvino, whose renowned works include the Our Ancestors trilogy, the Cosmicomics short stories, and the novels Invisible Cities and If on a winter’s night a traveler. She closely follows the retranslation of his complete works into French and some titles into English. She has taught Italian and French literature as an adjunct professor for 15 years at New York University, Baruch College and Harvard College. She is the author of the children’s book Ma Sorcière et Moi, which has been published in Italy and France.

Ann Goldstein is a former editor at The New Yorker. She has translated works by, among others, Primo Levi, Pier Paolo Pasolini, Elena Ferrante, Italo Calvino, and Alessandro Baricco, and is the editor of theComplete Works of Primo Levi in English. She has been the recipient of a Guggenheim fellowship and awards from the Italian Ministry of Foreign Affairs and the American Academy of Arts and Letters.

Jenny McPhee is the author of the novels The Center of Things, No Ordinary Matter, and A Man of No Moon, and she co-authored Girls: Ordinary Girls and Their Extraordinary Pursuits. Her translations from the Italian include books by the authors Natalia Ginzburg, Primo Levi, Giacomo Leopardi, Curzio Malaparte, Anna Maria Ortese, Paolo Maurensig, and Pope John Paul II. She is the Director of the Center for Applied Liberal Arts at NYU’s School of Professional Studies and is a founding board member of the public school The Bronx Academy of Letters.



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