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Events from 2019

Tamil poetry workshop: Translating Sugan with Hari Rajaledchumy

Tamil poetry workshop: Translating Sugan with Hari Rajaledchumy

Hari Rajaledchumy introduces us to the work of Sugan, a Sri Lankan Tamil poet who emerged as a key figure within the exiled Eelam Tamil dissent ‘little magazine’ culture in the 80s and 90s.

Poetry Translation Centre
The Albany
Douglas Way
London
SE8 4AG
CANCELLED - Wikipedia Break-Out Workshop Part 1

CANCELLED - Wikipedia Break-Out Workshop Part 1

Help Wikipedia break out from anglophone bias & learn online activism skills. Part 1: learn the skills needed to edit Wikipedia and choose poets to research.

Unfortunately, his event has been cancelled. There is another Wikipedia Break-Out Workshop session scheduled for 18 January 2020. Apologies for any inconvenience.

Poetry Translation Centre
The Albany
Douglas Way
London
SE8 4AG
Polylingual Open Mic: Poetry from every language

Polylingual Open Mic: Poetry from every language

Share poetry from any or many languages at the PTC’s first Polylingual Open Mic, the stage is open to anyone to read poems in the language or languages of their choice.

Poetry Translation Centre
The Albany
Douglas Way
London
SE8 4AG
Deptford and Decolonisation with Lola Olufemi

Deptford and Decolonisation with Lola Olufemi

Join campaigner and journalist Lola Olufemi for an afternoon unpicking the ideas and history of ‘Decolonisation’ and looking at practical steps to bring positive change to Deptford.

Poetry Translation Centre
The Albany
Douglas Way
London
SE8 4AG
Latino poetry at Villages Brewery - Deptford

Latino poetry at Villages Brewery - Deptford

Self-styled ‘mamá writer’ Legna Rodríguez Iglesias and the multi-award-winning poet Abigail Parry read their work alongside young Latin X pets from the Invisible Presence project.

Villages Brewery
21-22 Resolution Way
Deptford
London
SE8 4NT
A little body are many parts - Off the Shelf - Sheffield

A little body are many parts - Off the Shelf - Sheffield

Join Cuban poet Legna Rodríguez Iglesias and her translators, the poet Abigail Parry and writer Serafina Vick or a bi-lingual reading from her dual-language collection ‘A little body are many parts’.

Off the Shelf
Theatre Deli
202 Eyre Street
Sheffield
S1 4QZ
Cuban Poetry at the Ilkley Literature Festival - Yorkshire

Cuban Poetry at the Ilkley Literature Festival - Yorkshire

Legna Rodríguez Iglesias starts her tour of the UK in the spa town of Ilkley, during their annual literary festival alongside her translators, the poet Abigail Parry & Serafina Vick

St Margaret's Hall
Queen's Rd
Ilkley
Ilkley
LS29 9QL
Machine-Generated Poetry: In Translation

Machine-Generated Poetry: In Translation

Join writer Tice Cin and poet & translator Khairani Barokka for a workshop exploring Anglophone bias in AI poetry, part of the New Suns: A Feminist Literary Festival at the Barbican Centre.

Barbican Centre
Level G
Silk Street
London
EC2Y 8DS
Translating Possibilities: Poetry & Translation Night

Translating Possibilities: Poetry & Translation Night

A public night of readings, performances, films and dance celebrating translating poetry beyond the page to mark the Translating Poetries Symposium organised by the PTC & SOAS.

SOAS
Brunei Gallery Theatre
Thornhaugh Street, Russell Square
London
WC1H 0XG
Translating Poetries: A Symposium for Translation Practitioners

Translating Poetries: A Symposium for Translation Practitioners

In September the PTC will run a two days symposium for translation practitioners with SOAS with a keynote talk by poet and translator Mamta Sagar and an in-conversation event with poet Abdilatif Abdalla.

SOAS University of London
Djam Lecture Theatre
Russell Square: College Buildings
London
WC1H 0XG

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