- Translation Slam
Internationally renowned translators test their linguistic mettle against each other in a duel to the translation death at the Translation Slam, part of the 2009 PEN World Voices Festival.
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In Conroe, TX. You can plan to enlist in the military in the high school cafeteria, but you need your mom's permission to read Catch 22 or Brave New World.
Don't miss the Freedom to Learn series, edited by @madebyhistory @washingtonpost & sponsored by PEN America: "high-quality, well-researched historical analysis on threats to education," says @jeremycyoung. Series begins 8/15; details/submission info below. https://pen.org/press-release/amid-efforts-to-undermine-academic-freedom-and-public-education-pen-america-announces-new-oped-series-with-washington-posts-made-by-history-on-protecting-the-freedom-to-learn/
“When we keep books like #Speak away from our children, we are withholding wisdom from our kids.” @halseanderson 📚 🙌 #VelshiBannedBookClub #Velshi http://ow.ly/ak0J50KenAK