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Translation as Feminist Collaboration: A Conversation with Cristina Rivera Garza, Lauren Hook, and Sarah Booker

Speaker: Cristina Rivera Garza, Lauren Hook, and Sarah Booker

Join us for a conversation on the exploration of literary translation from a feminist perspective. This virtual event will address questions of how translation illuminates diverse understandings of gender and sexuality. Speakers participating in the conversation are Cristina Rivera Garza, a 2020 Macarthur Fellow and one of the most prominent Mexican authors writing today; Lauren Hook, the interim director and publisher of The Feminist Press; Sarah Booker, a PhD student in Romance Studies at UNC and an accomplished translator. A text that the talk will focus on is Grieving: Dispatches from a Wounded Country, written by Rivera Garza, edited by Hook, and translated by Booker. This event is sponsored by the Working Group on Gender and Sexuality in Latin America and the Caribbean, Duke Cultural Anthropology, and the Carolina Conference on Romance Studies. Register at here to receive the meeting sign-on information.

Date: January 22, 2021
Time: 5:00pm