Lecture and Translation Workshop by Professor Emerita, Dr. JoAnne Engelbert

February 20, 5:30 pm Cohen Lounge, Dickson Hall

Co-sponsored by the Department of Spanish and Italian and Sigma Delta Pi, the Hispanic Honor Society, the evening’s event will include a lecture, "This Light by which I Write: Homage to Roberto Sosa (1930-2011)", and a translation workshop:  "Three Poems by Roberto Sosa".

JoAnne Engelbert is the winner of the National Translation Award, American Literary Translators Association, for her translation The Return of the River: The Selected Poems of Roberto Sosa (2002). A literary translator, she has published translations of short works by four Latin American writers and has served as director of the American Translators Association.  She founded the Translation Program in Spanish at Montclair State and was its director for twenty-three years.  She received the Distinguished Scholar and Outstanding Teacher Awards during her tenure at MSU.

The event will be 5:30 to 8:00 pm, in Dickson Hall’s Cohen Lounge.