The University of Iowa

‘Confessions of a Chinese Translator’ and other public events to be held Oct. 14-17

October 8th, 2014

The Center for Asian and Pacific Studies, International Programs, and the International Writing Program are jointly hosting several events next week featuring Ye Mimi, a Taiwanese poet and filmmaker, and Steve Bradbury, a poet, essayist, and associate professor of English at National Central University in Taiwan.

On Tuesday, Oct. 14, 2014, a roundtable discussion on literary translation from and to Chinese will be held from noon to 1 p.m. in the Shambaugh House Library, 430 North Clinton Street, Iowa City. The conversation will be led by translator Jennifer Feeley with additional voices from Bradbury, Mimi, and others.

Also on Tuesday, Mimi’s short films will be screened at 7:30 p.m. in E105 Adler Journalism Building. Following will be a Q&A session with Mimi and Eun Heekyung.

On Thursday, Oct. 16, Bradbury will give a lecture “Confessions of a Chinese Translator: the View from Taiwan” from 3:30 to 4:50 p.m. in 140 Schaeffer Hall.

Then, on Friday, Oct. 17, from 5-6 p.m. will be a Shambaugh House Reading Series event featuring Bradbury, Mimi, and Chen Li (IWP ’14).

All these events are free and open to the public. For more information, contact Dongwang Liu at

Individuals with disabilities are encouraged to attend all University of Iowa-sponsored events. If you are a person with a disability who requires a reasonable accommodation in order to participate in this program, please contact Dongwang Liu in advance at 319-335-1305.