Three of Kadare’s principal translators—David Bellos (Princeton), Peter Constantine (UConn), and Ani Kokobobo (University of Kansas)—along with Fabrice Conte-Williamson (UW–Parkside), translator of Kadare’s play Stormy Weather on Mount Olympus, discuss the significance of Kadare’s work in a conversation moderated by Emily Johnson (Modern Languages, Literatures & Linguistics), a professor of Russian at OU.
Students from the OU School of Drama present the English-language premiere of Ismail Kadare’s play Stormy Weather on Mount Olympus, directed by Susan Shaughnessy (OU) and co-translated by Fabrice Conte-Williamson (UW–Parkside) and David Bellos (Princeton). Afterward, participate in a talkback with the director, translators, and actors.
Join Kathy Neustadt, Nancy Barcelo, and Susan Schwartz at the main event of the 2020 Neustadt Lit Fest, the awarding of the Neustadt International Prize for Literature to Ismail Kadare of Albania. Watch Kadare receive the prize at the American Embassy in Tirana, listen to a tribute by Kapka Kassabova, and hear David Bellos read […]