Fragmented Narrative: Telling and Interpreting Stories in the Twitter Age

Neil Sadler Routledge, 2022 With the rise and rise of social media, today’s communication practices are significantly different from those of even the recent past. A key change has been a shift to very small units, exemplified by Twitter and its strict 240-character limit on individual posts. Consequently, highly fragmented communication has become the norm in many contexts. Fragmented Narrative sets out

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My Child Asks, ‘Can Israel Destroy Our Building if the Power Is Out?’

By Refaat Alareer The New York Times May 13, 2021   TAL AL-HAWA, Gaza Strip — On Tuesday night, my wife, six children and I huddled in the living room of our apartment, the place least likely to take a stray hit from Israeli missiles or the debris they scatter. We were watching Al Jazeera’s livestreaming of Israeli warplanes’ imminent

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Translating the Crisis

Politics and Culture in Spain after the 15M by Fruela Fernández Copyright Year 2021 Translating the Crisis discusses the multiple translation practices that shaped the 15M movement, also known as the indignados (‘outraged’), a series of mass demonstrations and occupations of squares that took place across Spain in 2011 and which played a central role in the recent global wave of popular protest.

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The Time of Now: An Interview with the Editors of the Routledge Handbook of Translation and Activism

Barricade, a Journal of Antifascism and Translation SEPTEMBER 29, 2020 BY ANNEKE RAUTENBACH In a chapter for the Routledge Handbook of Translation and Activism, published over the summer, Turkish journalist and translator Ayşe Düzkan offers an anecdote: At a conference in Istanbul in 2014, she was tasked with providing a consecutive Turkish interpretation for one of the speakers, a British Marxian anthropologist. His

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Translation and solidarity in the century with no future: prefiguration vs. aspirational translation

by Mona Baker Palgrave Communications Volume 6, Article number: 23 (2020) Cite this article Open Access Abstract The future and how we envision and anticipate it has been the subject of scholarly attention for some time, especially from political theorists, scholars of human geography, and anthropologists. This article draws on some of this literature, but particularly the work of Franco ‘Bifo’ Berardi, the Italian Marxist

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What the Egyptian Revolution Can Offer #MeToo

The Nation, JANUARY 22, 2018 I helped protect women from assault during the protests—those experiences can benefit feminists all over the world. By Yasmin El-Rifae I wonder how many women were slow to engage with the Weinstein story and the #MeToo campaign that followed. I was. I’ve been writing about sexual violence for years, but I ignored the Weinstein story for

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Lowkey – Hand On Your Gun

WRITTEN BY STOP THE WAR ON 14 SEPTEMBER 2017. POSTED IN MUSIC AGAINST WAR   Lyrics This one is dedicated to the suit-wearing arms dealers To the champagne-sipping depleted uranium droppers Keep your hand on your gun Don’t you trust anyone Keep your hand on your gun Don’t you trust anyone First in my scope is BAE Systems Specialize in

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