Maltese Literature: From Local to Global

Maltese Literature: From Local to Global

10 Mar 2020, 10:30 - 11:30

English PEN Literary Salon
Language:
English

With Maltese National Book Prize winner and Arabic translator Walid Nabhan and literary translator Clare Vassallo. Maltese Literature and Translation coexist in the most dynamic way, helping this ‘small’ language reach across the globe in a big way. Meet some of Malta’s ‘big names’ and learn how local can become global: with Maltese writer and Arabic translator Walid Nabhan, and literary translator Clare Vassallo. Moderated by Rosie Goldsmith

Contributors

  • Rosie Goldsmith

    Speaker

    Director

    European Literature Network

    Rosie Goldsmith is a former BBC journalist. She is director of the European Literature Network  www.eurolitnetwork.com and Chair of Judges for the...

  • Walid Nabhan

    Speaker

    Translator

    Walid Nabhan (b. 1966) was born in Amman, Jordan, to a Palestinian refugee family hailing from a small village in the outskirts of Hebron, Palestine....

  • Clare Vassallo

    Speaker

    Associate Professor in Semiotics and Translation Theory

    Univeristy of Malta

    Clare Vassallo is Associate Professor in Semiotics and Translation Theory at the University of Malta. After a number of years teaching literature and...

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