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Saturday, May 6 • 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Poetry in Translation

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This program reveals insights into and celebrations of poetic expression across cultures and languages. Bilingual readings, punctuated by the poet-translators' guiding the audience through the choices made and the resulting lyrical pieces, will open a window into the art of translation.

Moderators
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Kristine Doll

Professor, World Languages and Cultures, Salem State University
Kristine Doll (Boston, MA, USA) is the author of the poetry collection Speak to Me Again (Feral Press, 2014). “My Friends” from this book was nominated for the Pushcart Prize in Poetry. | She is also a translator of Catalan poetry, including her translations into English of Joan... Read More →

Speakers
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Hassanal Abdullah

editor, Shabdaguchha
Hassanal Abdullah, a Bangladeshi-American poet, translator, and critic, who introduced a new sonnet form, Swatantra Sonnet, seven-seven stanza pattern and abcdabc efgdefg rhyming scheme, more than 200 of which he wrote in Bengali. He is the author of 37 books in various genres, h... Read More →
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Stanley H. Barkan

Publisher/Editor-in-Chief, Cross-Cultural Communications
Stanley H. Barkan, born in Brooklyn in 1936, is the editor/publisher of the Cross-Cultural Review Series of World Literature and Art in Sound, Print, and Motion, which has, to date, published more than 400 titles in 58 different languages. Barkan’s original poetry has been p... Read More →
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Peter Thabit Jones

Founder and Editor, The Seventh Quarry Press
Peter Thabit Jones was born in Swansea in Wales and is the author of thirteen books, several of which have been reprinted and four published in Romania. His work has been translated into over twenty-two languages. | | In 2008 Peter’s American publisher, Stanley H. Barkan... Read More →
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Srinivas Reddy

Assistant Professor, IIT Gandhinagar
SRINIVAS REDDY is a scholar, translator and musician. He trained in classical South Asian languages and literatures at Brown University and the University of California, Berkeley. His previous translations include Krishnadevaraya’s Telugu epic Amuktamalyada: The Giver of the Wo... Read More →
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Rachel S. Rhee

Writer, Translator, Psychotherapist
Rachel S. Rhee is a Korean-American writer and translator of poetry and a psychotherapist. She has a BA in English Literature from the University of Chicago and is pursuing a doctorate in Marriage and Family Therapy. She has been translating for 17 years and was the primary tra... Read More →


Saturday May 6, 2017 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Hawthorne Hotel Sofia's Hawthorne Hotel, 18 Washington Square W, Salem, MA 01970

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