Rehumanizing the migrant: the translated past as a resource for refashioning the contemporary discourse of the (radical) left

Mona Baker, Palgrave Communications Open Access, Published Online January 2020, in Special Issue: Genealogies of Knowledge https://doi.org/10.1057/s41599-019-0386-7 ABSTRACT This study examines conceptions of outsiders to the polity, focusing on the lexical items migrant(s), refugee(s), and exile(s) in both internet- and print-based sources. Drawing primarily on a subsection of the Genealogies Internet Corpus consisting of left-wing sources, I argue that left-wing

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Fascism in Translation

Far-right leaders often call for one nation united under one language. At the same time, they have always been good at using translation to spread their politics. YULIYA KOMSKA Boston Review, 4 November 2019 A widespread misconception, exacerbated by the English-only bigotry of Make America Great Again and Brexit, is that xenophobic, racist, or oppressive ideologies are always doggedly monolingual—and,

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Lectureship, Department of Translation, Chinese University of Hong Kong

Lecturer(s) – (20000007) Department/ Unit: Department of Translation Closing Date: March 15, 2020 Applicants should (i) possess a higher degree (at least at Master Level) in translation or other related fields; (ii) specialize in one or more of the following areas: practical translation (including translation project supervision), interpreting, translation studies, literary translation and computer translation; and preferably (iii) have relevant teaching/teaching-related experience

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New and Familiar Modes of Translation and Communication: Interdisciplinary Perspectives

Graduate School of Translation and Interpretation, Beijing Foreign Studies University 10-12 April 2020   The turn of the century has witnessed a step change in the volume, diversity and sophistication of research on various modes of mediated communication, from interlingual translation and interpreting to film adaptation, from the language of emojiis to the code switching typical of social media exchanges,

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