Archive for August, 2008

Marin Poetry Center talk on translation

Through her translations of contemporary Iranian poetry, Niloufar Talebi discusses the step-by-step process of rendering poetry from one language into another.

See here for a sample talk on translation
Thursday April 16, 2000, 7:30 PM
Falkirk Cultural Center
1408 Mission Avenue
Downtown San Rafael, CA
415.485.3328

Interview on ‘Live From Hollywood’

Interview with Suzi Khatami of KIRN670AM’s ‘Live From Hollywood’ on August 27, 2008.

Interview on KKUP 91.5 FM

Interview with J.P. Dancing Bear on Cupertino/Santa Clara’s KKUP poetry show, Out of Our Minds, on August 20, 2008. Audio coming soon.

Interview on BlogTalkRadio

Interview with Shaindel Beers on BlogTalkRadio on August 14, 2008.

Queens College Translation Conference

Niloufar Talebi does a screens clips from ICARUS/RISE, and discusses Naghali and Pardeh-dari at the ‘From Ghazal to Zuihitsu: Translating Asian Languages and Cultures‘ conference for the ‘Translation in Performance’ panel. Other participants include: Admer Gouryh, a translator of modern Arabic drama who gets the audience acting out the plays; and Maryam Habibian, a Persian translator who depicts Forough Farrokhzad in her one act play/monologue.

Followed by keynote speech by Poet Li-Young Lee.

Creative Writing Program at Queens College,
65-30 Kissena Blvd., Flushing, New York, NY 11367
718/997-4600
4:30 PM – FREE

Kepler’s Books reading

Niloufar Talebi reads from BELONGING: New Poetry by Iranians Around the World at Kepler’s Books.
Event introduced by Firoozeh Dumas, plus surprise poets! keplers.gif
February 19, 2009, 7:30 PM
Kepler’s Books
1010 El Camino Real, Menlo Park CA, 94025
(650) 324-4321

‘30 Years of BeLonging’ at UC Berkeley

Niloufar Talebi gives a talk at UC Berkeley, ‘30 Years of BeLonging: The Rise of new Iranian Voices’- co-sponsored by the English Department and the Center for Middle Eastern Studies.

Maude Fife Room – 315 Wheeler Hall - University of California, Berkeley campus, Berkeley, CA, 94720
6 PM

Reader reviews

LibraryThing.com

Exlibrisbb.blogspot.com

Iranian Literary Arts Festival 2009

BlogTalkRadio reading of BELONGING

Fast forward (box in the right column) to 32:00 minutes to hear Niloufar Talebi read from BELONGING: New Poetry by Iranians Around the world on BlogTalkRadio, hosted by Rafael F.J. Alvarado & Shaindel Beers. (first 32 minutes are William O Daly, Translator of Pablo Neruda’s “Hands Of The Day”)

IPS News Interview

Longing for the past, yet belonging to the present” by Omid Memarian, for Inter Press Service

Also published in the Daily Star

Reading and Talk at Book Passage

Niloufar Talebi discusses translation of contemporary Iranian poetry and reads from BELONGING: New Poetry by Iranians Around the World.

7 PM, Book Passage, 51 Tamal Vista Blvd., Corte Madera, CA 94925 (415) 927-0960

University of California, Los Angeles

Niloufar Talebi reads from BELONGING: New Poetry by Iranians Around the World and screens footage from ICARUS/RISE at UCLA. Event sponsored by the Iranian Student Group.

6 PM – FREE 308 Westwood Plaza, Kerckhoff Art Gallery, Kerckhoff Hall 2nd Floor, Los Angeles, CA 90024

Radio Zamaneh interview (in Persian)

Leva Zand’s interview on BELONGING: New Poetry by Iranians Around the world (del-bastangui)

Talk at National University

Niloufar Talebi gives a talk about BELONGING: New Poetry by Iranians Around the World and screens footage from ICARUS/RISE at National University. Event co-sponsored by the Persian Culture Club of San Diego and National University, and Poets and Writers.

National University, 11255 North Torrey Pines Road, Room #123, La Jolla, CA 92037
8 PM – $10 general admission; students free