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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
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
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
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

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London - Poetry Reading in a Brewery

London - Poetry Reading in a Brewery

Part of: Yu Yoyo Tour

Chinese Poet Yu Yoyo and her translators Dave Haysom the UK poet AK Blakemore read from Yu Yoyo’s book ‘My Tenantless Body’ and Blakemore’s award-winning collection ‘Fondue’.

Villages Brewery
21-22 Resolution Way
Deptford
London
SE8 4NT
Leeds - New in Translation: Poetry and Fiction from China

Leeds - New in Translation: Poetry and Fiction from China

Part of: Yu Yoyo Tour

A celebration of Chinese Literature with a bilingual reading from Yu Yoyo, and her translators Dave Haysom and poet A.K. Blakemore and Q&A with Jeremy Tiang, the translator of Li Er’s most recent novel.

The Leeds Centre for New Chinese Writing
Parkinson Building Room
The University of Leeds
Leeds
LS2 9JT