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Kalpana Raina & Jason Grunebaum at Pilsen Community Books

May 28 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm


Please join us at Pilsen Community Books in Chicago for a conversation between Kalpana Raina and Jason Grunebaum! A book signing will follow the event.

Kalpana Raina was born in Kashmir and lives in New York. She is a senior executive with extensive financial, management and advisory experience internationally. Raina is currently the Vice Chair at Words Without Borders, a premier online journal of translations. Her collaborative translation project of stories from the Kashmiri language, For Now, It Is Night, is her first work of translation.

Jason Grunebaum‘s translations from Hindi include Uday Prakash’s The Girl with the Golden ParasolThe Walls of Delhi, and, with Ulrike Stark, Manzoor Ahtesham’s The Tale of the Missing Man. He has been awarded the Global Humanities Translation Prize, a National Endowment for the Arts Fellowship, and a PEN/Heim Translation Grant. He teaches Hindi language and literary translation at the University of Chicago and is co-director of the SALT Project.



May 28
7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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Pilsen Community Books
1102 W 18th St
Chicago, IL 60608 United States
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