Mary Ann Newman

Interview with Mary Ann Newman (New York, 1951), linguist and translator.
He has taught Spanish and Catalan language and literature at several universities in the United States and has written articles on literature and translation and has published translations from Spanish and Catalan into English by authors such as Quim Monzó, Joan Maragall and Narcís Comadira.

He was the coordinator of the New York-Barcelona Chair at the New York University (1983 to 1986).
He collaborated on several occasions with Pasqual Maragall in the late 1990s with his academic activities between New York and Rome. Later with the candidatures of this one to the presidency of the Generalitat (1999 and 2003).

He directed the Catalan Center of New York-Institut Ramon Llull, assigned to the NYU (2006 to 2011).
Directs the Farragut Fund for Catalan Culture in the US.

Interviewer: Josep Maria Muñoz
Duration: 36:42 min
Date: December 18, 2017
Place: Biblioteca Jaume Fuster
Production and production: Benecé Produccions
Language: Catalan

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Interview with Mary Ann Newman of the Legacy Pasqual Maragall Program is subject to a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial 4.0 International License


Collection of oral testimonies of people who have shared in different ways, parts of Pasqual Maragall's career.

This collection will be progressively expanded by incorporating new witnesses on a regular basis. The aim is to achieve a varied and complete vision of Catalan society at the end of the 20th century and the beginning of the 21st century with the figure of Pasqual Maragall as a point of reference.

The interviews are recorded with audiovisual media, and have been carried out by José María Muñoz, director of L'Avenç. The versions available online are abbreviated versions. Whole interviews can be consulted for research purposes in the Maragall Archive by contacting the Foundation.