Complexity Thinking in Translation Studies

In Search of Methodologies Call for Papers, 1-2 JUNE 2017, KU LEUVEN, BELGIUM Strands of complexity thinking has been challenging the reductionist, linear paradigm of Western scholarship since its (rudimentary) origins in the late 1800s. Following chaos theory in the 1980s, current complexity thinking (complexity theory) is growing in influence in the natural sciences as well as in social sciences and […]

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Translation and Knowledge

From Knowledge Production to Collective Intelligence on the Web Hosted by:  Ajou University, South Korea 12-14 January 2017   About the Event Call for Papers Submission and Timeline Registration Contact 1. About the event Knowledge production and dissemination have long been of interest to scholars from various disciplinary backgrounds. Within the field of translation studies, the role of translation in […]

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Arwa Salih’s The Premature: Gendering the History of the Egyptian Left

By Hanan Hammed This article examines the intellectual legacy of the Egyptian Marxist Arwa Salih (1953-97) in order to trace an intimate history of the Egyptian left. Gender relations among comrades have underpinned the movement that has enveloped women’s rights in the folds of national and class struggles. In her short life, Salih was a veteran underground activist and, from […]

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Politics and enlightenment: Kant and Derrida on cosmopolitan responsibility

DOI: 10.1080/13621029808420679 Ross Abbinnett Citizenship Studies, Volume 2, Number 2, 1998, pages 197-222 Abstract Abstract Walter Benjamin once remarked of the enterprise of translation ‘that it is nowhere’: that the labour of transcribing the sense, inflection and difference of any particular language and text must always situate the translator in a space which is neither ‘of the original, nor ‘of the language into […]

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Translation and Memory

TranscUlturAl, A Journal of Translation and Cultural Studies Volume 8, Number 1 (2016) Table of Contents ARTICLES Introduction: Mnemosyne in Translation Anne Malena PDF 1-4 Alexander’s Gate and the Unclean Nations: Translation, Textual Appropriation, and the Construction of Barriers Benjamin Garstad PDF PDF 5-16 Making Your Memory Mine: Marie de France and the Adventures of the Bretons Jeffrey S. Longard PDF PDF […]

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