NEW YORK— In commemoration of the quadricentennial year of the publication of Cervantes’Don Quixote and the birth of the modern novel, Edith Grossman, Ph.D., an acclaimed translator of Spanish literature, will deliver the 49th annual Fordham Cervantes Lecture, “Translating Cervantes,” onThursday, April 28, at 6:30 p.m. in the 12th floor lounge of the Leon Lowenstein Center on the Lincoln Center campus. The lecture is free and open to the public.
Grossman’s distinguished career includes translations of Mario Vargas Llosa, Nobel Laureate Gabriel García Márquez, and, most recently, Miguel de Cervantes’ novel Don Quixote, which is universally considered the model for the modern novel.
DATE: THURSDAY, APRIL 28
TIME: 6:30 P.M.
PLACE: 12TH-FLOOR, LEON LOWENSTEIN CENTER
113 W. 60TH STREET, NEW YORK, N.Y.
The Fordham Cervantes Lectures began in 1952 and has enjoyed international acclaim as the only continuous event of its kind devoted to Miguel de Cervantes and his works. The lecture series gives scholars, students and the public a major forum about Cervantes, while showcasing distinguished Hispanic or Cervantes scholars from around the world. For information or directions, call (212) 636-6381 or (718) 817-2651.