Camões-Centro de Língua Portuguesa is organising the release of the book Life Stories, an English translation of Vidas Partilhas by Maria Elsa da Rocha, published by Goa 1556, on January 10, 2023, at 5.30 pm.
The translator Paul Melo e Castro is a lecturer of Portuguese and Comparative Literature at Glasgow University and a member of the thematic group Pensando Goa of the University of São Paulo.
He will deliver a talk titled “Found and Lost: The Goan writers Maria Elsa da Rocha and Vimala Devi in English Translation” before a reading session of the extracts of the books Vidas Partilhas/Life Stories and Monção/Monsoon.
Cielo Festino, another renowned scholar of Pensando Goa and a professor of literature at the Universidade Paulista, Brazil, will be doing the introduction.
Camões-CLP invites you to attend the event at its premises – Casa Basílio Dias, 1st Floor, Rua de Ormuz, opposite the Panjim Jetty or follow online on the Camões-CLP YouTube Channel.
Participants for the reading session may select any excerpts of the books, in English or Portuguese, and fill up the following google form: shorturl.at/hqzKN.
WHERE: Camões-CLP, Casa Basílio Dias, 1st Floor, Rua de Ormuz, Opposite the Panjim Jetty
WHEN: January 10, 2023, at 5.30 pm
CONTACT: +91 7030655664/+91 7030181964