Hamid Ismailov: A Retrospective Symposium

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 his work. Ismailov will participate in these conversations, and then read from one of his recent works.

3/29, 2:30-5:30pm

53 Wall St.

Rm. 208