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Sunday, October 8 • 3:00pm - 4:00pm
CANCELLED, SORRY! Litquake in the Bookstore: Dilip Kumar

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Dililp Kumar, Tamilian short story writer and bookseller visiting from Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India, discusses Tamil-to-English and English-to-Tamil translation with three Bay Area literary translators. FREE

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S. Bharathy

S. Bharathy, Lecturer in Tamil, University of California at Berkeley, directed the American Institute of India Studies (AIIS) Tamil program in Madurai and was also the director of AIIS South India. In addition to Tamil she is also proficient in Telugu.
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Jennifer Clare

Jennifer Clare teaches courses on South Asian literature and culture at U.C. Berkeley. She is currently part of a seven-person team translating the 12th-century Tamil Ramayana of Kampan, an epic poem of 12,000 verses including princes, gods, love, war and monkeys.
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Dilip Kumar

Dilip Kumar, whose mother tongue is Gujarathi, is a well-known short story writer and editor in Tamil with several awards to his credit. His stories have been translated into Malayalam, Kannada, Telugu, Bengali, Gujarati, Hindi, English, French, Czech, and German. He has given talks... Read More →
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Rebecca Whittington

Rebecca Whittington, a Bay Area Tamil scholar at U.C. Berkeley, studies questions arising in the translation of literary works employing vernacular forms of Tamil, Bengali and other South Asian languages.

Sunday October 8, 2017 3:00pm - 4:00pm PDT
Bird & Beckett Books and Records 653 Chenery St, San Francisco, CA 94131