Encounter 2009: An Evening with Cho Kyŏng-nan and P'yŏn Hye-yŏng

Date: 

Thursday, October 29, 2009, 4:30pm

Location: 

S250, Porté Seminar Room, CGIS South 1730 Cambridge Street Cambridge Massachusetts 02138 United States

Special Event- A Reading by Korean Authors

People Involved:
Cho Kyông-nan, Author
P'yôn Hye-yông, Author
Bruce Fulton, Translator, University of British Columbia
Cindy Chen, Translator, University of British Columbia
Contact Person: Dima Mironenko

Sponsored by:  International Communication Foundation

Authors Cho Kyŏng-nan and P’yŏn Hye-yŏng and translators Bruce Fulton and Cindy Chen will appear at five universities in North America in October 2009 for a series of bilingual readings and discussions.  The tour begins at the University of British Columbia, October 21, and will also include literary events at Dartmouth University, October 27; Harvard University, October 29; and two other universities.  During these visits the North American reading public will be able to meet two of contemporary Korea’s most promising fiction writers, hear samples of their works read in Korean and in English translation, and purchase copies of the authors’ works in translation.