Schedule (26 May – 2 June 2011)

Sozopol

Thursday | 26 May

17:00–18:00 Registration
19:00 Opening

Welcome Address by Elizabeth Kostova and Milena Deleva of EKF and Susan Sutton, Embassy of the United States

Faculty Readings by Ani Ilkov and Elizabeth Kostova
20:00 Reception

Friday | 27 May

9:00-12:00 Workshop for NES writers with Elizabeth Kostova
9:00-12:00 Workshop for Bulgarian writers with Ani Ilkov
10:30-11:00 Coffee break for all
12:30 Lunch
16:00-17:30 Making Translations Work - 1

How to Make Translations Happen? (from the point of view of authors and translators)

Speakers:Anthony Georgiev, Fergal Tobin, John Freeman, Manol Peykov, Svetlozar Zhelev, Vanya Tomova
Moderator: John Freeman
18:00-19:30 Lecture and reading by Ilija Trojanow

Saturday | 28 May

9:00-12:00 Workshop for NES writers with Elizabeth Kostova
9:00-12:00 Workshop for Bulgarian writers with Ani Ilkov
10:30-11:00 Coffee break for all
12:30 Lunch
16:00-17:30 Making Translations Work - 2

How to Make Translations Happen? (from the point of view of authors and translators)

Speakers: Angela Rodel, Ani Ilkov, Elizabeth Kostova, Ilija Trojanow, Kapka Kassabova, Margarita Dogramadzian, Rana Dasgupta, Svetlana Komogorova- Komata.
Moderator: Fergal Tobin
18.00- 19.30 Lecture and reading by Rana Dasgupta
19:30 Dinner

Sunday | 29 May

9:00-10:30 Workshop for NES writers with Elizabeth Kostova
9:00-10:30 Workshop for Bulgarian writers with Ani Ilkov
10:30-11:00 Coffee break for all
12:30 Lunch
14:30-15:30 Joint workshop/discussion/Q&A with both workshops Ani Ilkov, Elizabeth Kostova, Ilija Trojanow and Rana Dasgupta
18:00-19:30 Fellows Reading
20:00 Farewell dinner

Monday | 30 May

9:30-10:30 Debriefing meeting (Faculty and Staff)
11:00 Departure to Sofia

Sofia

Tuesday | 31 May

10.00- 13.00 Round-table on The Future of Translation: Writing, Publishing, and Developing an Audience in the Digital Age.
Introduction by the moderator (Jeremiah Chamberlin)

Speakers: Fergal Tobin, John Freeman, Manol Peykov, Ilija Trojanow, Yana Genova, Rana Dasgupta, Svetlozar Zhelev, Kapka Kassabova, Miroslav Penkov.
19.30 Reading by the fellows and closing dinner

Working languages: Bulgarian and English; translation and interpretation will be provided.

Wednesday | 1 June

16.00 Lecture by Ilija Trojanow entitled "Igniting the Narrative Engine. On the interrelation between research and prose writing" (In English)

Thursday | 2 June

16.00 Lecture by Rana Dasgupta entitled "Writing from the Unknown" (In English)

The event is supported by: