“When Gregor Samsa woke one morning from troubled dreams, he found himself transformed right there in his bed into some sort of monstrous insect.”

- Franz Kafka, The Metamorphosis

 

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NEW AWARDS

2019 Friedrich Ulfers Prize

2017 Lois Roth Award for a Translation of a Literary Work, Modern Language Association (awarded 2019)

2019-2020 Fellow, Dorothy and Lewis B. Cullman Center for Scholars and Writers

RECENTLY PUBLISHED

Go, Went, Gone Jenny Erpenbeck (New York: New Directions and London: Portobello Books, 2017)
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Memoirs of a Polar Bear by Yoko Tawada (New York: New Directions and London: Portobello Books, 2016)
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UPCOMING EVENTS

Feb. 3, 2020
Agathe; or, The Forgotten Sister
A Conversation between Joel Agee and Susan Bernofsky
Deutsches Haus at NYU
42 Washington Mews
6:00 p.m.

April 2, 2020
Overseas Connections: On Translating Jenny Erpenbeck **POSTPONED**
2020 Carolyn Engel Luebeck Lecture
The Ohio State University
165 Thompson (Main Library)
4:00 p.m.