HYBRID: Translating Literature with Eddie Song

Sunday, February 25, 2024 - 3:00pm to 4:00pm

Join us for an enlightening afternoon with Eddie Song, a distinguished English to Chinese translator from Taiwan with over 30 years of experience, as he takes us on a captivating journey through the world of translation and literary collaboration. 

In this program, Eddie will delve into the unique challenges and fascinating situations he has encountered while translating the works of renowned authors. From navigating the intricacies of language to capturing the essence of Nobel laureates' masterpieces, Eddie's insights promise to be both informative and engaging. With a reputation for delivering exceptional translations, he has earned numerous accolades in the field of translation, making his perspectives invaluable for literature and language enthusiasts alike.

Eddie Song is not only a long-time Lake Oswego resident, but also a Lake Oswego Public Library supporter. He has generously donated over a dozen of his Traditional Chinese translations to the library's World Languages Collection, including the graphic novel "Maus" by Art Spiegelman and "The Orchid Thief" by Susan Orlean.

A livestream will also be available at https://www.youtube.com/@LakeOLib/streams.

The library is located at 706 Fourth Street, Lake Oswego. For more information, please contact April Younglove at 503-534-5667 or ayounglove@lakeoswego.city. This presentation is made possible by the Friends of the Lake Oswego Public Library.