College senior Dennis Kachintsev has been translating Mikhail Bulgakov‘s The Master and Margarita since the start of his junior year in the hopes of generating more interest in what he considers to be one of the finest novels ever written. He has permitted the language lab to post the first chapter of this work in(…)
Oberlin is hosting a big Brazilian festival as a part of the Oberlin Brazil Project, and it’s been a huge success so far. Read about it on the Oberlin news site and check out the the events calendar. Coming up… April 15 Showcase of Performance and Improvisation ensembles with special guests Marcus Santos, Adriano Dos Santos, and(…)
On Tuesday, April 22 (Earth Day!), Oberlin will host its very first Thyagaraja Festival. The festival, celebrating South Indian culture and artistry, will take place over 12 consecutive hours at the Apollo Theater and feature performances by South Indian musicians. It’s an event you won’t want to miss! 2pm Tuesday, April 22nd – 2am Wednesday,(…)
“Stories of Rivalry and Betrayal: Translator Figures in Borges, Cortazar, Walsh, Scliar, and Coelho.” Monday, April 7 at 4:30pm to 6:00pm Norman C. Craig Lecture Hall, Science Center Please join us for this 2014 Comparative Literature Symposium lecture event. Speaker Rosemary Arrojo is Professor of Comparative Literature at the State University of New York, Binghamton. Her work has focused(…)
WOBC, Oberlin’s own radio station, has a rich array of international and multilingual radio shows scheduled this semester! Tune in at 91.5 or via wobc.org. WOBC is run by Oberlin students and broadcasts more than 150 programs every week. DJs include students, faculty, staff, and community members. For more about WOBC, including information about how(…)
Sep 19, 2013
Real Time Opera, based out of both Oberlin and Contoocook, New Hampshire, is a performing arts company dedicated to the production of new opera. Their new piece, Paradox, is an opera in American Sign Language that seems almost dance-like in its performance. It raises fascinating issues about music and translation. Check it out!