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November 2021

Arizona Translates! Keynote Address by Ofelia Zepeda and Discussion Tables

November 12 @ 3:30 pm - 6:00 pm
Tucson Marriott University Park, 880 E 2nd St
Tucson, AZ 85719 United States
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Friday, November 12, 3:30-5:00pm (Keynote), 5:00-6:00pm (Discussion Tables) In-person event: Sabino-Pima-Madera Room, Tucson Marriott University Park, 880 E 2nd St, Tucson, Arizona 85719 A member of the Tohono O’odham (formerly Papago) Nation, Ofelia Zepeda grew up in Stanfield, Arizona. She earned a BA, an MA, and a PhD in linguistics from the University of Arizona. She is the author of a grammar of the Tohono O’odham language, A Papago Grammar (1983). Zepeda’s poetry collections include Ocean Power: Poems from the Desert (1995) and Jewed’l-hoi/Earth Movements, O’Odham Poems (1996). Following the…

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Arizona Translates! Before the German’s Here: A Staged Reading and Talkback

November 12 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Scoundrel & Scamp Theatre, 738 N 5th Ave
Tucson, AZ 85705 United States
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Friday, November 12, 7:30-9:30pm In-person event: Scoundrel & Scamp Theatre, The Historic Y, 738 N 5th Ave, Tucson, Arizona 85705 ALTA has partnered with the Scoundrel & Scamp Theatre in Tucson to present the winner of the 2021 Plays in Translation Contest. Before the German’s Here by Marta Barceló, translated by H.J. Gardner, was selected from among 20 translated play excerpts submitted to ALTA. Juliá has just been diagnosed with Alzheimer’s. Suddenly her life has been thrown into a blaring state of imminence. She…

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