Events

Words Without Borders holds events throughout the year. Contact us if you are interested in sponsoring an event.

March 2016

Translating Morocco: Fouad Laroui, Emma Ramadan, and Adam Shatz

March 21, 2016 6:30 pm
Center for the Humanities, CUNY Graduate Center

To celebrate the Morocco issue of Words without Borders, Prix Goncourt-winner Fouad Laruoi and translator Emma Ramadan will read from their work and discuss the political and social context for Moroccan literature today—both in and outside the country. The conversation will be moderated by Adam Shatz, contributing editor at the London Review of Books.

A co-presentation of Words Without Borders, the CUNY Center for the Humanities, and the Translation Mellon Seminar for Public Engagement and Collaborative Research.

Location: The Skylight Room (9100), 365 Fifth Avenue, New York, NY 10016



April 2016

(In)verse: Poets Translate Each Other

April 27, 2016 7:00 pm
Poets House, 10 River Terrace, New York, NY 10282

To celebrate National Poetry Month, Words without Borders (wordswithoutborders.org) and Poets House present an evening with poets who translate each other's work, featured in the April issue of WWB. Flávia Rocha and Idra Novey will read in Portuguese and English, and Melcion Mateu and Rowan Ricardo Phillips will read in Catalan and English, followed by a discussion of each pair's creative process.  



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November 12, 2015 6:30 pm
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Words without Borders: New Writing from Guatemala, October 14

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The 2012 Words without Borders Benefit

October 30, 2012 6:00 pm
Tribeca360