Genevieve Guzmán

Posts by Genevieve Guzmán for Blog

Defining Translingualism

Translingualism

Even Americans, notorious for speaking only one language, have heard of lingualism: monolingualism, bilingualism, trilingualism, beyond which prefixes we usually quit enumerating and accord the enviable polyglot an all-purpose multilingual...

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Graphic Novels in Translation

Persepolis

Graphic novels are literature too, with the same capacity to influence culture, politics, and ideas as any of the more traditional forms.

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Retranslating the Ramayana

Philip Lutgendorf Ramayana

Here at the Iowa Translation Workshop, our 50th anniversary year continues with a spring colloquium series for which Philip Lutgendorf, professor of Hindi and Modern Indian Studies at the university,...

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Prizewinning Russian Minimalism, New MFA Director!

A Long Days Evening Aron Aji

Exciting news for the spring semester, translation lovers! This just in from abroad: Moscow-based Russian poet Ivan Akhmetyev, featured in Exchanges: Migration from spring 2013, has been awarded the Andrey Bely...

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IC Book Festival, Heaney Memorial Reading

Iowa City Book Festival 2013

If you weren’t present for Teemu Manninen’s reading at Prairie Lights last Sunday, boy, did you miss out! The author of five poetry collections in his native Finnish, Teemu commands...

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Catcher in the Rye in Russian

Russian Catcher in the Rye

Here at the University of Iowa fall semester is already in full swing, just like the packed schedule of literary events around town.

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