A View of North Africa from South America: a conversation with Raúl Zibechi

Cristina Cielo (Sawyer Seminar Series, University of the Witwatersrand, Johannesburg) Popular uprisings in the Middle East over the last months have transformed the political landscapes and possibilities of the region’s diverse nations. The hope engendered by the successful mobilizations against the Tunisian and Egyptian governments has darkened as reports emerge of the repression and violence that meet continuing protests in […]

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Hear Michel Foucault Deliver His Lecture on “Truth and Subjectivity” at UC Berkeley, In English (1980)

December 20th, 2013 Open Culture   Michel Foucault first arrived at the University of California, Berkeley in 1975. By this time, he was already a celebrity in France. He had just published his enormously influential history and critique of the penal system, Discipline and Punish, and he occupied a position at the prestigious Collège de France as chair in the “history of systems of […]

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On translating Arwa Saleh, ‘Looking for a Trace of the Present in a Trace of the Past’

BY MLYNXQUALEY on APRIL 20, 2015 Samah Selim spoke at Cairo University last Thursday, at a talk moderated by Nada Abdel Sobhi, on “Why We Transate: Some Notes on Love, Loss, and Longing.” Mona Elnamoury was there: By Mona Elnamoury In her talk at Cairo University last Thursday, Samah Selim charmed the audience with her hearty genuine talk about translation and love. Selim […]

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PRISMATIC TRANSLATION

The Oxford Comparative Criticism and Translation (OCCT) annual conference in collaboration with the European Humanities Research Centre (EHRC) St Anne’s College Oxford, 1-3 October 2015 Call for papers: Translation is prismatic when it produces multiple variants. This can happen in the process of a single translational act, or when a text is translated into different languages, or when it is […]

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Hijacking Translation

BY BOUNDARY2 on FEBRUARY 19, 2015 an abstract by Lawrence Venuti Despite the increased attention that translation has received in conjunction with the newly revived topic of “world literature,” translation research and practice remain marginal in Comparative Literature as the field has developed in the United States. The evidence takes various forms, institutional and intellectual, including reports on the state of the field, the […]

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Ethics of Renarration

Mona Baker is interviewed by Andrew Chesterman 2008. Cultus 1(1): 10-33.   Click on the link below to download a copy of the interview. Baker Ethics of Renarration 2008   Opening question and answer quoted below. In lieu of an abstract.     Chesterman: Your recent book Translation and Conflict. A Narrative Account (2006a) raises some interesting and important issues concerning […]

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Narratives in and of Translation

  Mona Baker Centre for Translation & Intercultural Studies School of Languages, Linguistics and Cultures University of Manchester, UK Published in the SKASE Journal of Translation and Interpretation, ISSN 1336-7811 Volume 1, Number 1, 2005   Abstract. This article questions one of the narratives that dominate our disciplinary and professional discourses on translation, namely the narrative of translation as a means […]

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Sketching landscapes in translation studies: A bibliographic study

DOI: 10.1080/0907676X.2015.1010551 Federico Zanettina*, Gabriela Saldanhab & Sue-Ann Hardingc Received: 1 Jul 2014 Accepted: 14 Jan 2015 Published online: 10 Apr 2015   This paper investigates how subfields within translation studies have been defined and how research interests and foci have shifted over the years, using data from the Translation Studies Abstracts (TSA) online database. We draw on the notions of […]

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Narrative Theory in Translation Studies: A Research Symposium

Shanghai Jiao Tong University, Shanghai, China 25-27  March 2016 Hosted By: The Centre for Translation and Intercultural Studies, School of Foreign Languages, Shanghai Jiao Tong University **CALL FOR PAPERS** • Draft Programme • Abstracts • Venue • Registration • Organisers Keynote speakers and workshop leaders: Prof. Jens Brockmeier (The American University of Paris, France) Prof. Mona Baker (University of Manchester, UK) Dr. Sue-Ann Harding (Hamad bin Khalifa […]

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Overview of L’Abécédaire de Gilles Deleuze, avec Claire Parnet

  Gilles Deleuze’s ABC Primer, with Claire Parnet, Directed by Pierre-André Boutang (1996)   Full reference to published set of DVDs: Deleuze, Giles (1996/2011) Gilles Deleuze from A-Z, with Claire Parnet, directed by Pierre-André Boutang, translated by Charles J. Stivale, Cambridge, MA: MIT Press.           Overview prepared by Charles J. Stivale, Romance Languages & Literatures, Wayne […]

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