Translation Workshop with Flora Thomson-DeVeaux and Katrina Dodson

by Program in Translation and Intercultural Communications

Training/Workshop Humanities

Wed, Apr 12, 2023

12 PM – 1:30 PM EDT (GMT-4)

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Join PTIC for a hands-on workshop with two literary translators working from Portuguese to English. Limited availability; please sign up using this form: Lunch will be provided.

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Flora Thomson-DeVeaux

Flora Thomson-DeVeaux is a translator, writer, and researcher whose translation of The Posthumous Memoirs of Brás Cubas by Machado de Assis was acclaimed as "a gift to scholars" by The New York Times. She studied Spanish and Portuguese at Princeton University and earned a PhD in Portuguese and Brazilian studies from Brown University. She lives in Rio de Janeiro.

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Katrina Dodson

Katrina Dodson is a writer and translator from the Portuguese. She is the translator of The Complete Stories by Clarice Lispector (New Directions, 2015), winner of the 2016 PEN Translation Prize, the American Translators Association Lewis Galantière Prize, and a Northern California Book Award. Her writing has appeared in The Paris Review, The Believer, McSweeney’s, Triple Canopy, and elsewhere. She holds a PhD in Comparative Literature from the University of California, Berkeley, with a dissertation on Elizabeth Bishop in Brazil, and has taught undergraduate literature and composition courses at UC Berkeley and Bard College. Since 2017, she has taught translation in MFA programs, previously at Mills College and the University of Iowa, and currently at Columbia University.

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Co-hosted with: Princeton Institute for International & Regional Studies, Program in Translation and Intercultural Communications (OWNER), Brazil Lab

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