Anthony Bourdain, host of the popular show No Reservations, discusses and signs Medium Raw: A Bloody Valentine to the World of Food and the People Who Cook, the long awaited follow-up to his blockbuster, Kitchen Confidential.
This panel discusses the expanding role technology plays in book publishing on the whole and publishing literary translations per se. Featuring Jeff Waxman and Henry L. Carrigan, Jr. Moderation by Chad W. Post.
This panel discusses whether or not there is a rising interest in foreign literature among English-speaking audiences. Featuring Daniel Slager from Milkweed Editions, Dennis Loy Johnson from Melville House, and Jeremy M. Davies from Dalkey Archive Press.
An extended discussion of the lifetime's worth of literary translations authored by Breon Mitchell, including an interview with New York Times journalist David Streitfeld, the presentation of an award from Germany's foreign office, as well as an acknowledgement from Noble Prize winner Günte
Chicago Slam Works brings to you the season finale of the 2009 Orgie Theatre Award winning Encyclopedia Show. The Encyclopedia Show showcases visual art, comedy, music and spoken word on a wide variety of subjects related to a chosen topic. This month: Series 2, Volume 10: The Circus.
National Endowment for the Arts Chairman Rocco Landesman visits Chicago as part of his Art Works tour across America. The chairman visited Chicago to learn how the arts work, with a particular focus on the role of the arts in creating and sustaining vibrant urban centers.