March 2022 News

March 24, 2022
On Tuesday, March 29, 2:30-5:30pm, Yale will host a symposium on the career of the Uzbek writer Hamid Ismailov. Ismailov is the preeminent contemporary Central Asian novelist, and a founding member of the Fergana School, one of the most important Russophone poetry scenes of the post-Soviet moment. A panel of critics including Sam Hodgkin and Leah Feldman will survey his literary career, and a panel of his English translators including Robert Chandler will discuss the experience of translating...
March 21, 2022
MLN Special Issue on Rüdiger Campe’s “Writings Scenes” The comparatist issue of Modern Language Notes 2021 – which has appeared at the beginning of 2022 – is devoted to Rüdiger Campe’s conceptualization of the “writing scene.” Together with further contributions from literary to media studies, the issue features the translation of Campe’s 1991 essay and a new piece on the subject.