The Center for Translation Studies is co-sponsoring a Symposium titled Cityscapes of Rio and Bahia, Brazil at the Americas Society of New York. This event will feature contemporary Brazilian writers and translators and scholars of Brazilian literature, who will discuss currents in poetry, fiction, essays and song lyrics from the two cities. Elizabeth Lowe, Director for the Center for Translation Studies, will moderate the panel on Rio de Janeiro on November 14. She is the guest academic editor of Review 83, which will be launched on November 15.
The symposium opens on Thursday, November 10, 7:00 p.m. with Writing from Bahia; continues with the above program; and concludes Tuesday, November 15, 7:00 p.m., with a launch of Review: Literature and Arts of the Americas (Rio and Bahia). Visit http://as.americas-society.org/calevent.php?id=1173 and/or http://as.americas-society.org/calevent.php?id=1175 .