Upcoming Events with Peter Bush, translator of ‘The Gray Notebook’

Celebrate Josep Pla’s masterpiece, The Gray Notebook, and Catalan literature at events with translator Peter Bush in January and February.

The Birth of a Writer: Translating Josep Pla’s The Gray Notebook

On Thursday, January 22, at 5:15 p.m., translator Peter Bush will give a lecture on translating Josep Pla’s The Gray Notebook as part of the Translation Matters: Applications in the 21st Century Lecture Series at Stanford University.

Translation and the Status of the Stateless Literature: The Case of Catalan

On Friday, January 23, at 5:15 p.m., Peter Bush will give a lecture on translating Josep Pla’s The Gray Notebook from the Catalan at the University of California Santa Barbara’s “The Voice of the Translator” conference. The event will be free and open to the public. For more information, visit UCSB’s website.

A Discussion of Josep Pla

On Tuesday, January 27, at 5 p.m., join Peter Bush and Katherine Silver, translator of Martín Adán’s The Cardboard House, for a conversation about The Gray Notebookauthor Josep Pla at B44 Catalan Bistro. The event is co-sponsored by NYRB Classics and The Center for the Art of Translation, and is free and open to the public.

A Lecture on Translating The Gray Notebook

On Thursday, January 29, at 12:15 p.m., Peter Bush will discuss translating Josep Pla’sThe Gray Notebook at the Middlebury Institute of International Studies, Monterey. The event is free and open to the public.

One Country, Three Languages: Literature from Spain

On Monday, February 2nd, at 6 p.m., The Gray Notebook translator Peter Bush will be in discussion with Amaia Gabantxo, Lecturer in the Committee of Creative Writing and teacher of Basque, University of Chicago, and Susan Harris, Editorial Director of Words Without Borders, at Seminary Co-op bookstore. For more information, visit Seminary Co-op’s website.

“On Becoming a Writer: Josep Pla’s The Gray Notebook” Lecture by Peter Bush

On Tuesday, February 3rd, at 4:30 p.m., translator Peter Bush will discuss Josep Pla’sThe Gray Notebook at The University of Chicago’s Logan Center. For more information, visit The University of Chicago’s website.

Editing Translation - The Case of The Gray Notebook

On Tuesday, February 2nd, from noon to 1:30 p.m., Peter Bush will lead a workshop titled “Editing Translation - The Case of The Gray Notebook” that is free and open to the public. Contact the University of Chicago’s Romance Languages Department at 773-702-8481 for details.

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