LCL to Celebrate New Program in Literary Translation on February 21rst

The Department of Literatures, Cultures, and Languages will host an evening of talks by award-winning translators to celebrate the launch of its new Program in Literary Translation.

Three distinguished speakers will present on literary translation and human rights.  These incluse Carles Torner, Executive Director of PEN International, Edith Grossman, translator of Don Quixote by Miguel de Cervantes and Love in the Time of Cholera by Gabriel García Márquez, and Esther Allen, translator of Zama by Antonio di Benedetto and Book of Lamentations by Rosario Castellano.

Tuesday, February 21 at the Konover Auditorium at the Thomas J. Dodd Center.  A reception will be held to inaugurate the event beginning at 6 p.m.

Co-sponsored by UCHI and the Human Rights Institute.

For more information or to request accommodations, please contact Peter Constantine at