Alan Cheuse International Writers Center
College of Humanities and Social Sciences

Past Events

Oct18

Amy Tan in Conversation with Deborah Tannen

Wednesday, October 18, 2017 7:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Sixth & I Synagogue, Washington, DC

Please join The Cheuse Center, Politics and Prose Bookstore, and Sixth & I Synagogue as we present an evening with Amy Tan. Amy will be in discussion with Deborah Tannen about her new memoir Where the Past Begins.

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Sep21

Toni Sala Reads from "The Boys"

Thursday, September 21, 2017 6:30 PM to 8:00 PM
East City Bookshop, Washington, D.C

Cheuse Center writer-in-resident Toni Sala will read from and discuss his novel The Boys at East City Bookshop in the Capitol Hill neighborhood of Washington, DC.

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Sep20

Discussing Catalan Independence with Toni Sala

Wednesday, September 20, 2017 7:00 PM to 8:30 PM
The Hub (SUB II), Front Ballroom

The Alan Cheuse International Writers Center is pleased to present an evening with our first international writer-in-resident, Catalan writer and journalist Toni Sala. Toni will join writer, translator and teacher Roser Caminals-Heath, recently of Hood College, and Head of the Catalan Delegation to the United States, Andrew Davis, to discuss the October referendum on Catalan independence from Spain.

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Apr20

Andres Barba

The Spanish author presents his latest novel

Thursday, April 20, 2017 7:00 PM

On April 20, The Cheuse Center and The Spanish Cultural Center will present Spanish writer Andres Barba at Upshur Street Books in the Petworth neighborhood of Washington, D.C. There Andres will talk about his latest novel "Such Small Hands."

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Apr5

Day of Translation

College of Humanities and Social Sciences

Wednesday, April 5, 2017 10:00 AM to 5:30 PM
Merten Hall (formerly University Hall), 1203

The Cheuse Center, in partnership with the Center for the Art of Translation in San Francisco, will be holding a Day of Translation to discuss the art and issues of literary translation. With panelists such as Karen Emmerich of Princeton, Bruce Fulton of the University of British Columbia, and Howard Norman of the University of Maryland, the event will host panel topics such as "Spanish-Language Literature in Translation," "The Politics of Translation," and "The Art of Translation."

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