Taller Than a Mountain SESSION THREE

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How do you live and act ethically in a complex and changing world? And how do you relate with integrity and love to the workings of wealth and power? In Tamil-speaking south India, the Kural is revered as a guide to goodness and good sense in the nitty-gritty of daily life. Its great practicality, openness, […]

Taller Than a Mountain SESSION FOUR

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How do you live and act ethically in a complex and changing world? And how do you relate with integrity and love to the workings of wealth and power? In Tamil-speaking south India, the Kural is revered as a guide to goodness and good sense in the nitty-gritty of daily life. Its great practicality, openness, […]

Taller Than a Mountain SESSION FIVE

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How do you live and act ethically in a complex and changing world? And how do you relate with integrity and love to the workings of wealth and power? In Tamil-speaking south India, the Kural is revered as a guide to goodness and good sense in the nitty-gritty of daily life. Its great practicality, openness, […]

Taller Than a Mountain SESSION SIX

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How do you live and act ethically in a complex and changing world? And how do you relate with integrity and love to the workings of wealth and power? In Tamil-speaking south India, the Kural is revered as a guide to goodness and good sense in the nitty-gritty of daily life. Its great practicality, openness, […]

Taller Than a Mountain SESSION SEVEN

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How do you live and act ethically in a complex and changing world? And how do you relate with integrity and love to the workings of wealth and power? In Tamil-speaking south India, the Kural is revered as a guide to goodness and good sense in the nitty-gritty of daily life. Its great practicality, openness, […]

Eleventh World Tamil Conference

Universiti Malaya 50603, Kuala Lumpur, Federal Territory of Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

I'm deeply honored to be participating in the 11th World Tamil Conference in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, on July 21-23, 2023, where I'll be speaking about my English translation of the Kural: Tiruvalluvar's Tirukkural. Here is a video greeting in Tamil. Turn on captions for an English translation.

SBC Translator in Residence

Singapore Book Council 90 Goodman Road, Goodman Arts Centre, Blk E #03-32, Singapore, Singapore

I'm delighted to be the Singapore Book Council's first Translator in Residence. You can read about all the different events on the Singapore Book Council website.

An Afternoon of Translation & Transcreation

Esplanade Studio 219 Esplanade Mall, #02-19, 8 Raffles Ave, Singapore, Singapore

As part of being the Singapore Book Council's first translator in residence, I'll be joining Zulfadli Rashid for what should be a very rich afternoon of sharing and discussion. Here is a complete description: Join us for a translation-filled afternoon as we hear from two creators working in two different genres: Big, a playwright known […]

Free

The Art of Listening: Four Ways to Journey Across Worlds Masterclass

SBC Training Room Goodman Arts Centre, Blk E, #03-32, Singapore

As part of being the Singapore Book Council's first translator in residence, I'm delighted to offer a translation masterclass. Here is a complete description: What makes a translation come alive? How can words cross between worlds? In this interactive masterclass, the author, poet, translator, and teacher Thomas Hitoshi Pruiksma will guide participants through four key […]

Free

Wisdom That Sings: The poetry and translations of Thomas Hitoshi Pruiksma (Reading Session)

SBC Training Room Goodman Arts Centre, Blk E, #03-32, Singapore

As part of being the Singapore Book Council's first translator in residence, I'm delighted to offer an evening reading. Here is a complete description: Join poet, translator, teacher, and performer Thomas Hitoshi Pruiksma for a reading of his own poetry and translations from Tamil and from Spanish. Interspersing his reading with stories and reflections, he’ll […]

Free

Keynote—Conversations Across Worlds: Translation And The Lyric Imagination

The Arts House, Living Room 1 Old Parliament Ln, Singapore, Singapore

I'm honored to offer the keynote address for the Singapore Translation Symposium 2023. Here is a complete description: Thomas Hitoshi Pruiksma speaks about translation as a form of apprenticeship to master poets, sharing how translating from Tamil and from Spanish has shaped his journey as a writer and poet and showing how what he calls […]

Flowing With the World: The Kural on Earth and Ethics

King Country Library System Online Event WA, United States

I'm delighted to be offering a free talk and Q&A about the Kural through the King County Library System in Washington State. Here is the event description: "In South India, the Kural is revered as a guide to practicing goodness and good sense in daily life. Yet this masterpiece of world literature, on par with […]

Free

FIU Alumni Dinner and Lecture

Graham Center 243 10955 SW 15th Terrace, Miami, FL, Miami, FL, United States

I'm delighted to be offering a lecture entitled "Ecology and Integrity: The Kural and the Nature of Goodness" for the annual alumni dinner of the Department of Religious Studies at Florida International University.