Jen Calleja

Jen Calleja


Readings and 'In Conversation'


  • November 2015, 2016 and 2017
    Goldsmiths College, University of London

    Guest lecture on intersectional feminism and DIY punk

  • 21 October 2017
    Festival of Italian Literature in London

    The Present is Female: Women in Storytelling

    Taking part in a panel with Ka Bradley et al

  • October 2017
    Cheltenham Literature Festival

    Translating Cultures

    Moderating a discussion on literature in translation with Maureen Freely and Frank Wynne.

  • October 2014 and 2017
    Queen Mary, University of London

    Guest talk on Anglo-German cultural relations

  • 24 September 2017
    Milton Keynes Literature Festival

    'Dance by the Canal'

    In conversation with author Kerstin Hensel and Meike Ziervogel on my translation of the book.

  • 14 September 2017
    British Library

    Translating Gay Identities

    Moderating a discussion with translators Ruth Ahmedzai Kemp and Lawrence Schimel. Part of the programming for the Gay UK exhibition at British Library.

  • January 2017
    Austrian Cultural Forum London

    Book launch: Arno Geiger's 'The Old King in his Exile' (And Other Stories)

    Interviewing Austrian author Arno Geiger

  • November 2016
    Museum of London

    'Is London still punk?'

    Taking part in a panel discussion on DIY punk.

  • September 2016
    Tate Modern, Switch House

    Tim Etchells' The Give & Take Project

    Discussion between myself and interpreter Edna Weale on literary translation and interpreting, moderated by Lara Pawson.

  • July 2016
    The Wellcome Collection

    States of Mind: The Poetry of Consciousness

    Talk on poetry translation as part of the States of Mind season.

  • March 2016
    Oxford Brookes University

    Guest lecture on promoting and pitching foreign literature to publishers

  • February 2016
    Goethe-Institut London


    In conversation with Gregor Hens about the book and my translation.

  • May 2015
    Goldsmiths College, University of London

    Goldsmiths Poetry Conference

    Speaking on a panel on literary translation alongside Sam Riviere, Jack Underwood, Chrissy Williams, Matthew Gregory, Rachel Long, Laura Tenschert & Livia Francini