Black Lives Matter translation prompts calls for changes to Ojibway language

Language’s term for black people is outdated, say young language learners Lenard Monkman · CBC News · Posted: Jun 05, 2020 The phrase Black Lives Matter has been translated into many Indigenous languages to show support for the movement over the last week, but the Ojibway language’s term for black people is spurring calls for change. “The people’s attitudes in trying to

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J. K. Rowling and the Prisoners of Israel

by OMAR ROBERT HAMILTON Counterpunch, OCTOBER 26, 2015 “Words are, in my not-so-humble opinion, our most inexhaustible source of magic.” — J. K. Rowling, Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows, 2007. How disappointing to see JK Rowling and Hilary Mantel signing this nefarious letter calling for the need for ‘cultural bridges’ with Israel. The letter, assembled by a new organisation calling itself Culture

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Samah Selim: Interviewed by Rebecca Ruth Gould

In Full Stop: Reviews. Interviews. Marginalia May 20, 2020   Samah Selim is a scholar and translator of Arabic literature. Her translations include Arwa Salih’s The Stillborn: Notebooks of a Woman from the Student-movement Generation in Egypt (2018), Yahya Taher Abdullah’s The Collar and the Bracelet, which was awarded the Saif-Ghobash Banipal Translation Prize in 2009, and Jurji Zaydan’s historical novel Tree of Pearls,

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Journal for Translation Studies in Africa

    Volume 1 (2020) Open Access       Editorial Translation studies in Africa: quo vadis? Carmen Delgado Luchner, Kobus Marais 1-6 PDF Articles ‘They are not empowered enough to speak English’: Multilingual communication between Kenyan NGOs and local communities Carmen Delgado Luchner 7-24 PDF ‘These are all outside words’: Translating development discourse in NGOs’ projects in Kyrgyzstan and

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Assistant Professor – Faculty of Arts, Hong Kong Baptist University

ACULTY OF ARTS Department of Translation, Interpreting and Intercultural Studies The Department was first established as the “Translation Programme” in 1990, and was awarded full independent departmental status in 2019. During our 30-year history, we have built a reputation as one of the leading centres in the region for teaching and research in Translation, Interpreting and Intercultural Studies. The Department

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Coming: Launch of Translation-series Collection ‘In the Shoes of the Other’

  ArabLit Quarterly NOVEMBER 12, 2019   In Cairo next month, a group of translators and translator-scholars — including Humphrey Davies, Ferial Ghazoul, and Mona Baker — will launch the collection In the Shoes of the Other: Interdisciplinary Essays in Translation Studies from Cairo, ed. Samia Mehrez:In Cairo next month, a group of translators and translator-scholars — including Humphrey Davies, Ferial Ghazoul, and

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خبراء الترجمة: سمعة الأدب العربي تحسنت بفضل الجوائز

العين الإخبارية – سيد محمود  الخميس 2019/12/12 04:38 م بتوقيت أبوظبي أكد خبراء في دراسات الترجمة تحسن وضع الأدب العربي في الخارج بفضل الجوائز الأدبية العربية التي أسهمت في إبراز وترويج الكتب الفائزة، ولكنهم أشاروا إلى الحاجة لمزيد من الجهود التي تسهم في التواصل مع الثقافة العالمية، واستعرضوا التهديدات التي تواجه مهنة الترجمة بسبب التقنيات والتطبيقات الجديدة.  ترجمة “وثيقة الأخوة الإنسانية”

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The Complexity of Social-Cultural Emergence

Biosemiotics, Semiotics and Translation Studies   Call for Abstracts Organizers: Kobus Marais, University of the Free State Reine Meylaerts, KU Leuven Maud Gonne, UNamur/ UCLouvain Since the emergence of complexity thinking, scholars from the natural and social sciences as well as the humanities are renewing efforts to construct a unified framework that would unite all scholarly activity. The work of

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