Nathan H. Dize Discusses Translation of Haitian Literature in Podcast
March 31, 2022
Visiting Assistant Professor of French Nathan H. Dize was recently featured on the Nèg/Fanm Mawon Podcast to talk about translating Haitian literature, Haitian Creole and French, and the creative process. He discusses his 2020 translation of Makenzy Orcel's The Immortals with host Patrick Jean-Baptiste.
Nathan H. Dize Elected to the Modern Language Association's CLCS Caribbean Executive Forum
February 4, 2022
Visiting Assistant Professor of French Nathan H. Dize has been elected to the Modern Language Association's CLCS Caribbean executive forum for a five-year term.
Nathan Dize Interviews Haitian Writer Kettly Mars
January 27, 2022
Nathan Dize, Visiting Assistant Professor of French, interviewed Haitian writer Kettly Mars about the influence of the 2010 earthquake on her life and literature for Words Without Borders. Dize's translation of Mars's novel "I Am Alive" has been named a 'most anticipated book of 2022" by Words Without Borders and will be released by the University of Virginia Press in Fall 2022.
Nathan H. Dize publishes an excerpt of I Am Alive, a novel he is translating
October 4, 2021
Visiting Assistant Professor of French Nathan H. Dize publishes an excerpt of I Am Alive, a novel he is translating by the Haitian writer Kettly Mars. Dize's translation appears in the September issue of Words Without Borders, which is presenting new fiction to honor the centenary of PEN International, an association dedicated to the support of global literature and letters in spite of political or international upheavals. I Am Alive is about a wealthy Haitian family thrown into chaos by an unexpected return and is set for release in Fall 2022.