Even if everything ends A talk with writer and translator Victoria Häggblom on the translation of contemporary Swedish poet Bruno K. Öijer
Lecture | January 29 | 12-1 p.m. | 201 Moses Hall
The work of Swedish poet Bruno K. Öijer (b. 1951) has been described as dark, crystalline, magnetic, and mystical. His compilation "The Trilogy" will be available to English-speaking readers for the first time when published in Victoria Häggbloms translation by Action Books in 2019.
Öijer has been one of the most popular and influential Swedish poets for decades, and is as well known in... More >
Panel Discussion | January 31 | 6 p.m. | Italian Cultural Institute of San Francisco
601 Van Ness Avenue, San Francisco, CA 94105
Enrico Deaglio, Italian journalist and writer; Enrico Rossi, President of the Region of Tuscany
Italy has recently been in the spotlight as the European Union undergoes a delicate political moment. A founding member of the EU and the single euro currency, the country is seeking ways to make the Eurozone cohesion more effective in the wake of economic pressures and growing migration challenges. It also continues to play a key role in international relations in order to advance the EU's... More >