Italy’s Salman Rushdie: The renarration of “Roberto Saviano” in English for the post-9/11 cultural market

Translation Studies Volume 8, Issue 1, 2015, pages 48-62 DOI: 10.1080/14781700.2014.921238 Serena Bassi This article considers the construction of the literary fame of Roberto Saviano, author of the 2006 Italian bestseller Gomorra, in the British book marketplace. In order to understand the political import of Saviano’s translated author-brand, this analysis utilizes the tools of narrative theory to look at what narratives were created around […]

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Translating Gesture in a Transnational Public Sphere

Amelia Barikin, Nikos Papastergiadis, Audrey Yue, Scott McQuire, Ross Gibson; Xin Gu Journal of Intercultural Studies 2014, Vol. 35, No. 4, 349–365. Translation is a key concept for interpreting cross-cultural exchanges. In this article, we track the development of an artistic project that we developed in conjunction with Federation Square Melbourne and Art Centre Nabi in Seoul. It involved the performance of a live […]

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Researching Translation and Interpreting

Edited by Claudia V. Angelelli, Brian James Baer Routledge – 2015 – 288 pages Paperback:  $39.95 978-0-415-73254-3 April 30th 2015 Available for pre-order Hardback:  $150.00 978-0-415-73253-6 April 30th 2015 Available for pre-order   This volume offers a comprehensive view of current research directions in Translation and Interpreting Studies, outlining the theoretical concepts underpinning that research and presenting detailed discussions of the various methods used. […]

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Translatorial hexis: The politics of Pinkard’s translation of Hegel’s Phenomenology

Radical Philosophy 186 (Jul/Aug 2014)  David Charlston Most branches of philosophy and many other disciplines in the humanities and social sciences studied in the anglophone academy draw on texts written in languages other than English and therefore rely on the products of translation, especially translations of historical, European philosophy. However, surprisingly little philosophical attention has been paid to the role […]

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A lonely fight defending Egypt’s jailed dissidents

By HAMZA HENDAWIPublished: Dec 14, 2014 CAIRO (AP) – When a group of activists is arrested in Egypt, the call for help goes most often to lawyer Ragia Omran. She then starts a long trek through police stations and prosecutors’ offices, trying to get their release or at least some respect for their rights. It’s a lonely, grueling struggle, and […]

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The Relevance of Translation and Interpreting – Past, Present and Future

Talking to the World 2 (TTTW-II) International Conference for Translation and Interpreting Studies 10-11 September 2015 Newcastle University, United Kingdom Following the success of the first Talking to the World Conference in 2013, we are pleased to announce this call for papers for the second Talking to the World conference on The Relevance of Translation and Interpreting – Past, Present and Future, […]

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Multilingualism at the cinema and on stage: A translation perspective

    Linguistica Antverpiensia, No 13 (2014) Multilingualism at the cinema and on stage: A translation perspective Adriana Şerban & Reine Meylaerts Table of Contents Introduction Introduction PDF Reine Meylaerts, Adriana Şerban Articles La parole aux images, ou Multilinguisme et traduction dans les films de John McTiernan PDF Sylvain Agiboust Narratives of Translation and Belonging in Multilingual Performance: The Case Study of […]

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Rethinking Hegemony and Domination in Translation

 CALL FOR PAPERS  Rethinking Hegemony and Domination in Translation  Special Issue of Target – International Journal of Translation Studies  Guest edited by Stefan Baumgarten and Yan Ying (Bangor University, Wales, UK),  and Jordi Cornellà-Detrell (Glasgow University) Rationale  While there is no doubt that the ‘ideological’ and ‘power turn’ have reshaped the discipline of Translation Studies, much work still needs to […]

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Introducing Cyberculture

Looking Backwards, Looking Forward: Cyberculture Studies 1990-2000 © David Silver, Media Studies, University of San Francisco Originally published in Web.studies: Rewiring Media Studies for the Digital Age, edited by David Gauntlett (Oxford University Press, 2000): 19-30. While still an emerging field of scholarship, the study of cyberculture flourished throughout the last half of the 1990s, as witnessed in the countless monographs and anthologies […]

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