The 2019 residents were the Canadian poet and translator Erín Moure (pictured above right) and the Galician poet Chus Pato (pictured above left). Moure was at Queen’s from 3-16 November and Pato from 12-16 November 2019. Pato is one of the major Galician poets writing today, and Moure has translated several volumes of her poetry into English, including At the Limit (2018).
Following the residency, the two poets worked with Modern Poetry in Translation magazine to launch an online translation workshop: http://modernpoetryintranslation.com/workshop/galician-poetry-workshop-chus-pato/.
The itinerary for the residency included the following events:
Monday 4 November, 12.45 – 2 pm: OCCT lunchtime Discussion Group with Erín Moure in Seminar Room 10, St Anne's College. By invitation through the OCCT Discussion Group.
Thursday 7 November: Advanced translation masterclass with Erín Moure at Queen's College, welcoming undergraduate students of Advanced Translation. By invitation only.
Monday 11 November, 5.15 – 6.45 pm: Multilingual translation workshop with Erín Moure in the Memorial Room at Queen's College, in conjunction with Poets Translating Poets.
Thursday 14 November, 5.15 - 6.45 pm: Joint event with Erín Moure and Chus Pato, focusing on their collaborative work, in the Shulman Auditorium at Queen's College. Followed by drinks until 7.15 pm. All are welcome.