Arizona Translates! Inflection Points: A Gallery Talk on Poetry in Translation

Virtual AZ, United States

Tuesday, October 5, 4:00-5:00pm PT Virtual event: Register through InEvent and select a "Free - Special Event Access" ticket Moderator: Julie Swarstad Johnson As we emerge from this time of crisis, how might the field of literary translation chart new trajectories and imagine new narratives of possibility? Four translators of poetry—Kareem James Abu-Zeid (Arabic, French, German), Alex Braslavsky (Polish, Russian), Jein Han (Korean), and Farid Matuk (Spanish)—will discuss […]


Arizona Translates! Keynote Address by Ofelia Zepeda and Discussion Tables

Tucson Marriott University Park 880 E 2nd St, Tucson, AZ, United States

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 […]

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

Scoundrel & Scamp Theatre 738 N 5th Ave, Tucson, AZ, United States

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 […]


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