Events

Wednesday, September 20, 2017

Reading Translations: Daniel Borzutzky and Katherine Hedeen

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Location: Hammes Campus Bookstore

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Daniel Borzutzky is the author of The Performance of Becoming Human, recipient of the 2016 National Book Award for Poetry. His other books include In the Murmurs of the Rotten Carcass Economy

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Wednesday, September 27, 2017

Christina Pugh, Poetry Reading

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Location: Hammes Campus Bookstore

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Christina Pugh is the author of four full-length books of poems: Perception (Four Way Books, forthcoming 2017); Grains of the Voice (Northwestern University Press, 2013); Restoration (TriQuarterly Books, 2008); and Rotary (Word Press, 2004); and the chapbook Gardening at Dusk 

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Friday, September 29, 2017

Dante Now! A Divine Comedy Flashmob

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Location: various locations around campus

Dante Now! A Divine Comedy Flashmob

Friday September 29 from 2-5pm at various locations around campus

Please join Italian Studies at Notre Dame for an afternoon of recitations of excerpts from Dante's Commedia performed around campus, followed by a lecture by Theodore Cachey (Notre Dame), Christian Moevs (Notre Dame) and Anne Leone (Notre Dame), and a reception in Carey Auditorium.

Please feel free to view the video of lthe inaugural Dante Now! performance, and to read an article published in The Observer on September 26, 2013 about the event.

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Wednesday, October 4, 2017

Reading: Johannes Göransson

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Location: Hammes Campus Bookstore

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Johannes Göransson will read from his three recent books of translation – Hackers by Aase Berg, Which once had been meadow by Ann Jäderlund and Sense Violence by Helena Boberg, as well as some recent translations of Kim Yideum.…

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Friday, October 6, 2017

Lecture: "Joyce, Giordano Bruno, and the 'Worlds of Words'"

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Location: Room 1030 Jenkins Nanovic Halls

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Enrico Terrinoni, Chair in English Literature at the Università per Stranieri di Perugia, and the Italian translator of Joyce’s Ulysses and Finnegans Wake, will speak on the topic: “Joyce, Giordano Bruno, and the ‘Worlds of Words'."

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Wednesday, November 1, 2017

Reading by Lidia Yuknavitch

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Location: Hammes Campus Bookstore

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Lidia Yuknavitch is the author of the National Bestselling novels The Book of Joan and The Small Backs of Children, winner of the 2016 Oregon Book Award’s Ken Kesey Award for Fiction as well as the Reader’s Choice Award, as well as the novel Dora: A Headcase. 

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Wednesday, November 8, 2017

Jeannine Pitas Translation Reading

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Location: Hammes Campus Bookstore

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Jeannine Pitas will read from I Remember Nightfall by Marosa Di Giorgio (Ugly Duckling Presse, 2017).

Jeannine is a writer, teacher, and Spanish-English literary translator currently living in Dubuque, Iowa, where she teaches at the University of Dubuque. She is the author of two poetry chapbooks and the translator of several Uruguayan poets. She has published translations of acclaimed Uruguayan writer Marosa di Giorgio’s work, The History of Violets, I Remember Nightfall

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Wednesday, November 29, 2017

Wednesday, December 6, 2017

Reading by Kellie Wells, 2017 Richard Sullivan Prize Winner

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Location: Hammes Campus Bookstore

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Kellie Wells the 2017 Richard Sullivan Prize Winner for her short story collection God, the Moon, and Other Megafauna reads at Notre Dame (location TBA) on December 6, 2017.

Kellie Wells graduated from the University of Kansas

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