2016 Photo Contest
Indra Levy, Associate Professor of East Asian Languages and Cultures and Comparative Literature, Stanford University
Duncker Hall, room 101 @ 4:00 pm

Program Spotlight

William Gass Symposium

The first William Gass Symposium, held on September 23, 2016, focused on international writing.  The theme was fitting, given Gass’s founding of the International Writers Center at Washington University in 1990, and given the symposium’s focus on translation and its multilingual poetry reading.  As originally conceived by Washington University’s William Gass Fellow, Matthias Göritz and Associate Professor of Spanish and Comparative Literature Ignacio Infante, the main idea behind the symposium was to recognize the crucial role played by Gass in promoting international writing in St. Louis and beyond.  Read more.