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European Voices in Translation: Stacey Knecht at the AGNI Festival

May 10, 2014 @ 1:00 pm - 8:00 pm

AGNI, the Center for the Study of Europe, and the Goethe Institut Boston present a day-long festival –

European Voices in Translation:

László Krasznahorkai and George Szirtes with James Wood;
Semezdin Mehmedinovic, Ammiel Alcalay;
playwright Maria Milisavljevic; translator Stacey Knecht; and more

Saturday, May 10, from 1:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m.
Goethe-Institut Boston
170 Beacon Street, Boston

The public is cordially invited. $10 General Admission. Students free with current ID.


  • A Reading and Conversation: László Krasznahorkai and George Szirtes in conversation with James Wood
  • A staged reading in English from the German play Brandung/Abyss, followed by playwright and translator Maria Milisavljevic in conversation with stage director Guy Ben-Aharon
  • A Reading and Conversation: Semezdin Mehmedinovic and Ammiel Alcalay
  • Translator Stacey Knecht reading from Bohumil Hrabal’s Harlequin’s Millions
  • Translator Veronika Tuckerova reading selected poems by Ivan Blatný
  • A performance by Cambridge Concentus: Intertwined Musical Voices: Biber, Buxtehude, and Bach

There will be refreshment breaks throughout the day and a reception with wine and beer following the concert.

For bios and other information, visit http://www.bu.edu/european/2014/04/03/event-announcement-european-voices-in-translation-may-10-2014/



May 10, 2014
1:00 pm - 8:00 pm