PEN: Translator Rights and Translator Wrongs
Where: The Cooper Union, Frederick P. Rose Auditorium, 41 Cooper Sq., New York City
PEN Translation Committee Chair Susan Bernofsky teams up with intellectual property attorney Erach Screwvala to discuss intellectual property issues in literary translations and their implications for both the business and the artistic sides of the translator’s work. They are joined by three prominent translator-authors from Poland, the Czech Republic/Spain and Israel who will report on the status of the ownership of artistic works internationally, and reflect on the culture of translation in their respective countries.
With Evan Fallenberg, Erach Screwvala, and Monika Zgustova; moderated by Susan Bernofsky
Free and open to the public. No reservations required.
Co-sponsored by the PEN Translation Committee and The Cooper Union