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Sunday, October 8 • 3:00pm - 4:00pm
Litquake in the Bookstore: Kannan M

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Kannan M., head of the Department of Contemporary Tamil Culture at the French Institute of Pondicherry and author of Time Will Write a Song for You: Contemporary Tamil Writing from Sri Lanka, discusses Tamil-to-English translation with 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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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 ta... Read More →
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Kannan M

Kannan M, researcher in contemporary Tamil, French Institute of Pondicherry, Pondicherry, India, has translated many books into Tamil, chiefly poetry, and has translated poetry and fiction from Tamil into English. Kannan actively collaborates with UC Berkeley Tamil scholars in th... Read More →
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Rebecca Whittington

Rebecca Whittington, a Bay Area Tamil scholar at UC 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
Bird & Beckett Books and Records 653 Chenery St, San Francisco, CA 94131

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