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Second Annual Day of Translation

Second Annual Day of Translation

On Thursday, September 27, we are proud to produce our second Day of Translation in conjunction with the Center for the Art of Translation. This Day brings together a dozen literary translators from across the globe to George Mason’s campus for a day-long series of events and panels centered around the art of literary translation.

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Kim Thuy Visits Mason

Kim Thuy Visits Mason

On Wednesday, September 12, the Cheuse Center is proud to welcome Canadian writer Kim Thuy as part of the George Mason English Department’s Lunch Series. She will be discussing the difference between immigrant and refugee literature in the Johnson Center, Room 240A.

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The Annapolis Book Festival

The Annapolis Book Festival

We are pleased to announce that the Cheuse Center will participate in the Annapolis Book Festival on Saturday, April 28. The Annapolis Book Festival is a free, day-long event in its 16th year that attracts over 3,000 visitors to the Key School in Annapolis, Maryland. The Cheuse Center is honored to be partnering with ABF on an exciting event that begins at 2:00.

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Life without Writing

Life without Writing

What role does writing play in our lives? Professionals from three different fields (history, journalism, law) discuss the importance of writing in the 21st century. In Spanish and English. Thursday, March 29, from 12:00-1:15 PM

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An Evening with Mikkel Rosengaard

An Evening with Mikkel Rosengaard

On Thursday, March 29, the Cheuse Center welcomes back Mikkel Rosengaard. Mikkel and Cheuse Center director Matthew Davis will be in conversation at 6:30 at East City Bookshop at 645 Pennsylvania Avenue, SE, in Washington, DC.

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An Evening with Kareem Abdulrahman

An Evening with Kareem Abdulrahman

On Tuesday, March 27, the Cheuse Center welcomes Kurdish translator Kareem Abdulrahman. Kareem will be in conversation with Slate Magazine’s foreign affairs columnist Joshua Keating at 7:00 at Solid State Books, 600 H Street, NE in Washington, DC. They will discuss Kareem’s remarkable translation of the Kurdish novel I Stared at the Night of the City, the first novel ever translated from Kurdish to English.

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An Evening with Jesus Carrasco

An Evening with Jesus Carrasco

On Monday, March 26, the Cheuse Center and George Mason University will welcome Spanish novelist Jesus Carrasco. Carrasco will be in conversation with local novelist Gabrielle Fuentes at 7:00 at DuPont Underground, 1500 19th Street, NW in Washington, DC

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Glowing New York Times review for Mikkel Rosengaard's first novel

Glowing New York Times review for Mikkel Rosengaard's first novel

Mikkel Rosengaard, one of the Alan Cheuse International Writers Center's visiting international writers, received a stellar review in the NY Times for his first novel, The Invention of Ana - edited while he was a fellow at Mason. He will read from the novel on Thurs, March 29, at 6:30 at East City Bookshop in Washington, D.C.

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World Press Photo Event

World Press Photo Event

The Embassy of Finland in Washington D.C. invites you to a unique evening of photography, literature and discussion on freedom of the press Monday, November 6, at 6:30 p.m. 

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