Author of New Finnish Grammar (2011) and The Last of the Vostyachs (2012), Diego Marani is a Policy Officer for the EU’s Directorate-General on Interpretation and the inventor of the mock language Europanto. He will discuss language, translation, and interpretation with Judith Landry, who has translated his novels for Dedalus Books, and is shortlisted for the 2012 Oxford-Weidenfeld Translation Prize for her translation of New Finnish Grammar.
All are welcome to this first Oxford Student PEN event, which is being held in association with English PEN’s Writers in Translation Programme. For more information email oxfordstudentpen(at)gmail.com.
After the seminar, Diego Marani will talking and reading at Blackwell’s on Broad Street. Tickets for this event, which begins at 7pm, are £2 and can be purchased from Blackwell’s. For more information, visit: http://bookshop.blackwell.co.uk/jsp/editorial/shops/instore_events.jsp.