Chatham University

Reading and talk by Daniella Gitlin, translator of Operation Massacre

Thursday, September 26, 2013
11:30 AM - 12:30 PM
Mellon Living Room

Cost: free

Daniella Gitlin has translated Argentinean writer Rodolfo Walsh's book Operation Massacre, making it available in English for the first time. Operation Massacre is Walsh's detailed account of the repercussions and actions taken against Argentinian civilians after the military coup in 1956, in which charismatic President Juan Peron was ousted. Gitlin will be reading from the translation, discussing how the translation came to be and holding a Q & A session. Gitlin is a writer, translator and editor. She studied comparative literature at Princeton University and received her MFA in nonfiction writing from Columbia University, where she taught for two years.

Event Contact Information

Jean-Jacques Sene
(412) 365-2924