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ALTA Conference in Milwaukee

The American Literary Translators Association (ALTA) Conference is in Milwaukee this week, at the Hilton City Center. A number of members of our faculty are presenting, including Lorena Terando and Leah Leone from Translation and Interpreting Studies; Michael Mikos from Foreign Languages and Linguistics; Michelle Bolduc and Nicolas Russell from French, Italian, and Comparative Literature; and Cindy Wilmeth, our MALLT Program Assistant.

The Provost will be giving the opening welcome on Wednesday, November 12 at 6 p.m., and Meg Noodin, Brenda Cárdenas, and Kim Blaeser, all from the Department of English, are going to be reading during the closing fundraiser event on Saturday, November 15 from 4 to 6 p.m.

Tickets are $40. Concurrent free events include book displays and public readings at the Central Branch of the Milwaukee Public Library.

Thursday, November 13 | 12:45 p.m. – 1:30 p.m. | Bill Johnston and Matvei Yankelevich
Friday, November 14 | 12:45 p.m. – 1:30 p.m. | Diana Thow, Sarah Stickney, and Stephen Kessler

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