Translating Queer Literature

Wed May 25, 2022
Event Sponsor
Feminist, Gender, and Sexuality Studies
Program in Modern Thought and Literature
Queer Student Resources

We are excited to announce the Spring quarter Queer Learning Initiative Workshop: Translating Queer Literature. We have a series of conversations featuring guest speakers hosted by Alberto Quintero (MTL, FGSS) and Elias Aceves (QSR) every Wednesday 4-5:30 PST (weeks 6-9) on Zoom. Guest speakers include:

May 4: Will Stockton (English, Clemson University), conversation about his translation of Sergio Loo's queer satirical novel Nightmare in Narvarte (Literalia 2020).

May 11: Luis Felipe Fabre & JD Pluecker, presentation of Writing with Caca (Green Lantern Press 2021), a 2022 Lambda Finalist for Gay Memoir/Biography.

May 18: Robin Myers, conversation about her upcoming translation of Mariana Spada's The Law of Conservation (Deep Vellum Publishing, 2023).

May 25: Víctor Cata & Rosemary Beam de Azcona, conversation about translating the collection of Zapotec short stories, We're Only Words (Literalia 2020).