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English: An Invasive Species?

When: Thursday, April 26Where: President’s Room, Faculty House, Columbia University: West 116th St. (between Amsterdam & Morningside)What time: 4:30–6 p.m. With Siri Hustvedt, Ma Jian, Francesc Parcerisas; moderated by David Damrosch Free and open to the public. No reservations.Co-sponsored by the Institute Ramon Llull and the Center for Literary Translation; curated by Esther AllenTo mark the launch of International PEN’s report on Translation and Globalization, a landmark study of the state of literary translation internationally, a group of writers with markedly different perspectives will discuss the role of English in literary globalization and compare the American relationship to translation with the literary economies of several other languages and regions.

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