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6:30 pm

Transnational Series Presents: Translating Japanese, Allison Markin Powell and Sawako Nakayasu in conversation

June 10, 2019 | 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Brookline Booksmith, 279 Harvard St
Brookline, MA 02446

The Transnational Series welcomes two prominent Japanese translators to discuss their work and their most recent translations. Allison Markin Powell is a literary translator, editor, and publishing consultant. Her translation of Hiromi Kawakami’s Strange Weather in Tokyo was nominated for the Man Asian Literary Prize and the Independent Foreign Fiction Prize. Her other translations include works by Osamu […]

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7:00 pm

In Search of Stonewall, a Panel on LGBTQ Writing

June 10, 2019 | 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Commonwealth Salon, Boston Public Library, Central Library in Copley Square, 700 Boylston St
Boston, MA 02116 United States

In collaboration with the Boston Public Library and the Boston Pride Committee the Boston-based Gay and Lesbian Review will host a Stonewall 50-themed panel discussion during Boston Pride week. The Review began publishing as the Harvard Gay and Lesbian Review in 1994, the year of Stonewall 25. It changed its name in 2000 as it went “worldwide.” The magazine marks its […]

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