Daily Archives: February 18, 2020

Reading by Michael Hofmann

Boston University.

Michael Hofmann, poet, translator, and author of Behind the Lines, reads a number of his poems and translations as part of the College of General Studies and Boston University Humanities Foundation Poetry Reading Series. Hofman has translated such German authors as Joseph Roth, Franz Kafka, Wolfgang Koeppen, and Durs Grunbein; his translation of The Film Explainer, a novel by his father, Gert Hofman, won the Independent Foreign Fiction Prize in 1995.

Witney Schneidman on expectations for Pompeo’s visit to Africa

CGTN America

Feb 18, 2020

U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo’s visit to Africa comes after German Chancellor Angela Merkel and China’s Wang Yi. Witney Schneidman, former deputy assistant secretary of State for African affairs and Senior International Advisor, Covington & Burling discusses the expectations with CGTN’s Sean Callebs.

Boston|No Passport Required | PBS


No Passport Required   Boston   02/17/2020

Host Marcus Samuelsson goes to the greater Boston area to learn more about Portuguese, Brazilian, and Cape Verdean food traditions. Marcus eats Portuguese chowder with halibut on a fishing boat, visits a Portuguese marketplace where he tries plenty of bacalhau, and later, in a home kitchen, he makes a bacalhau gratin with cheese and potatoes.


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