Cultural & Fine Arts
Penguin Classics - Jorge Amado 100th Anniversary Event
Join legendary translator Gregory Rabassa and award-winning novelist Rivka Galchen in a lively discussion and reading that celebrates what would have been the Brazilian author’s one-hundredth birthday and the publication, by Penguin Classics, of two new translations of Amado’s masterworks: The Double Death of Quincas Water-Bray and The Discovery of America by the Turks. The program will include a clip from a documentary on Jorge Amado by João Moreira Salles. The program will include a clip from João Moreira Salles’s documentary Jorge Amado (1995).September 13, 2012 7:00 p.m.
Admission Fee: FREE for AS and QSSI Members; $10.00 for non-members.
Presented by the Americas Society, the Queen Sofía Spanish Institute, and Penguin Classics. In English.
Virgin with Peruvian Indians,
late 18th-early 19th c., Peru, Oil on wood
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