Public Engagement

General Public

A Day of Translation

Friday, December 1, 2017 at 12:00 pm to 6:30 pm

Wollman Hall, Eugene Lang College, 5th Floor - Wollman Hall 65 West 11th Street Room B500, New York, NY 10003

12:00pm-12:45pm: Book Launch––Advances in Embroidery: Poems with Translations from Mahmoud Darwish, by Ahmad Al-Ashqar ‘17 ––the first book from Poets & Traitors Press

1:15-3:00pm: Translators’ Panel: Reading and Discussion Tony Anemone (The New School), Alex Cigale, David Stromberg (Hebrew University), and James Fuerst (Eugene Lang College). Moderated by Val Vinokur (The New School).

3:30-5:00pm: Open Forum on Literary Translation, Publishing, and the University, featuring alumni, faculty, students, and guests Tynan Kogane (New Directions Press, Lang ‘10), Kendall Storey (Archipelago Press, Lang ‘12), Rose Réjouis (Eugene Lang College), Roman Kostovski (Plamen Press), Matvei Yankelevich (Ugly Duckling Presse), Rebekah Smith (Ugly Duckling Presse, Lang ’03), Stephanie Leone (Lang/Parsons BAFA ’15), Julia Johanne Tolo (PEN America, Lang ‘15), José Garcia Escobar (Asymptote Journal, New School MFA ‘17), David Larsen (NYU), Jennifer Hayashida, and others. Moderated by Val Vinokur.

5:30-6:30pm: Book Launch––The Essential Fictions of ISAAC BABEL, (Northwestern UP) edited, translated, and annotated by VAL VINOKUR

Sponsored by the Bachelor’s Program for Adults and Transfer Students; the Minor in Literary Translation; the Literature, Culture, and Democracy Program; Poets & Traitors Press; The School of Writing, SPE; Literary Studies Department, Eugene Lang College. For more information, contact the Director of Literary Translation at The New School, Val Vinokur:

Event Type

Lectures and Panel Discussions


General Public


Writing and Literature


Schools of Public Engagement, Eugene Lang College of Liberal Arts, University





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By Train:
The 4, 5, 6, N, R, Q and L to 14th St./Union Square.
The A, C and E to 14th St. and 8th Ave.
The 1, 2 and 3 to 14th St. and 7th Ave.
The F and M to 14th St. and 6th Ave.
PATH train to 14th St. and 6th Ave.

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