Downtown Berkeley, CA
Join the Center for the Art of Translation at the 2017 Bay Area Book Festival! Numerous international writers and translators will appear.
As a festival sponsor, the Center will be participating in panels and events, and you’ll have the opportunity to meet Center staff and purchase Two Lines Press publications at our booth.
Sunday, June 4 at 2:00 pm
at The Magnes Collection of Jewish Art and Life, 2121 Allston Way, Berkeley, CA
We all cross borders, whether geographical, emotional, or even digital. In our current age, humans are more mobile, and displaced, than they have ever been. These celebrated border-crossers and novelists have spent a great deal of time contemplating a life between the lines. How do we stay grounded in a world that’s constantly in flux?
Featuring Lesley Nneka Arimah, Carolina De Robertis, Laleh Khadivi, and Pajtim Statovci. Moderated by our very own Michael Holtmann.
Purchase tickets here.
Poetry Inside Out is a collaborative language arts curriculum that celebrates classroom diversity, builds literacy skills, improves critical thinking, and unlocks creativity by teaching students to translate great poetry from around the world. By practicing the art of translation, students become familiar with the building blocks of language and the full range of expression available to them as readers, writers, speakers, thinkers, and world citizens.
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“I regretted having walked into that hotel.”
—From Atlantic HotelMay 15, 2017