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May 12, 2014
Could you write a novel in your second (or third or fourth….) language? It sounds daunting, but that is exactly what these authors–many of them award winners–have been doing. Representing many languages and countries like Bosnia, Pakistan, Italy, Russia, and China, some were pushed to English by political upheaval, others by a “spirit of adventure.”(…)
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(…)
A Bite of China (舌尖上的中国) is a series of food documentary produced by CCTV, a predominant state broadcaster in mainland China. It went wild in China because of its beautiful picture and engaging narration. “It tells the histories and stories behind Chinese cuisine: the meaning and the symbol each represents; the connection between the(…)