Talk with literary translator Jessica Cohen

10/02/2019 - 15:30

The Department of English Literature and Linguistics at Bar-Ilan University, the MA in English Literature with a concentration in Literary Translation, and the Shaindy Rudoff Graduate Program in Creative Writing are pleased to invite you to a session with Jessica Cohen

Born in England and raised in Israel, Jessica Cohen translates contemporary Hebrew fiction and other creative works by major Israeli writers, and shared the Man Booker International Prize with author David Grossman in 2017 for A Horse Walks Into a Bar.

Jessica will be interviewed by BIU Professor Evan Fallenberg, award-winning novelist and translator.

Sunday 10 February 2019

Beck Auditorium, Bar-Ilan University

15:00-15:30 Registration and refreshments

15:30-17:00 Interview and discussion, Jessica Cohen and Evan Fallenberg

Sponsored by The Anne Shachter-Smith Memorial Project in Literature