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Slovene Novelist Katarina Marinčič
Slovene Novelist Katarina Marinčič
WhenFriday, Oct. 12, 2018, 2:30 – 3:50 p.m.
Campus locationDenny Hall (DEN)
Campus room159
Event typesLectures/Seminars
Event sponsorsSlavic Languages & Literatures
Target AudienceStudents, faculty, general public
Description

One of the most highly acclaimed prose fiction writers in Slovenia today, Katarina Marinčič is the winner of the Kresnik Prize for best Slovene novel of the year (2002, for The Hidden Harmony), the Critical Sifter Award for best Slovene novel of the year (2015, for In Their Own Words), and the 2007 Fabula Prize for best Slovenian short fiction during the two-year period of 2005-2006 (for her collection Three),  As a highly-regarded professor of French literature at the University of Ljubljana specializing in the work of Balzac, Stendhal and Proust, she is visiting UW in October 2018 as a participant in the UW-University of Ljubljana Scholars Exchange, collaborating with her colleagues in UW's Department of French and Italian.

Prof. Marinčič will present excerpts from the English translation of her book O treh (Three).  Her reading will be followed by an interview with her in English about her writing, the importance of literary translation and the aspirations of small national literatures in the world, as well as audience Q&A.

Free and open to the public

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