Katarina Marinčič, one of Slovenia's most acclaimed prose fiction writers, will read from an English translation of her award-winning triptych of novellas O treh (Three), originally published in Slovene in 2005. Her reading will be followed by an interview with her in English about her writing, the importance of literary translation and the aspirations of small national literatures in the world, as well as audience Q&A.
Marinčič is visiting UW in October 2018 as a participant in the UW-University of Ljubljana Scholars Exchange, collaborating with her colleagues in UW's Department of French and Italian. In addition to being one of Slovenia’s most acclaimed authors of prose fiction, Katarina Marinčič is an assistant professor in the Department of Romance Languages and Literatures at the University of Ljubljana, where she teaches modern French literature and specializes in the work of Stendhal, Balzac, and Proust.
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The event is part of the Slavic Graduate Colloquium series sponsored by the UW Department of Slavic Languages & Literatures. Please note that NOTIS is not organizing or sponsoring this event.
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