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Paul and Silvia Rava Lecture: Families of Words

Thursday, April 22 | 4:00 PM - 5:00 PM

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The Department of Romance Languages and Literatures presents the 2020-2021 Paul and Silvia Rava Lecture: Antony Shugaar.

The prolific Antony Shugaar has translated more than 40 books from Italian, including several award-winning modern novels. His translation of Gianni Rodari’s Telephone Tales (Enchanted Lion Books) won the 2021 American Library Association’s Mildred L Batchelder Award, given for a children’s book originating in a non-English language in a market outside the United States and translated into English for publication in the United States.

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Antony Shugaar is an author and translator. He is the recipient of a National Endowment for the Arts fellowship for the translation of Sandokan, by Nanni Balestrini,and a second for Francesco Piccolo's 2014 Strega Prize winning novel.
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