Passing through

  Ahdaf Souief, London Review of Books Volume 7, No. 17, 3 October 1985 To download Arabic translation, by Abdelhamid Elewa, click here: Souief Golding Arabic translation   An Egyptian Journal , by William Golding. Faber, 207 pp., £12.95, July 1985, 0 571 13593 5   About ten years ago, on a previous visit to Egypt, William Golding arrived at ‘a simple truth:

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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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Translating China as Cross-Identity Performance

By James St. André May 2018, 336 pages US$68 cloth   This provocative new book applies the perspective of cross-identity performance to the translation of a wide variety of Chinese texts into English and French from the eighteenth to the twentieth centuries. Drawing on scholarship in cultural studies, queer studies, and anthropology, James St. André argues that many cross-identity performance techniques, including

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Sugar-coating Female Genital Mutilation in United Nations documents in English and Arabic

  A Diachronic Study of Lexical Variation By Yasmin Raafat This Dissertation is registered and submitted to the Faculty of Humanities (Department of Translation and Interpreting), University of the Witwatersrand, in fulfilment of the requirements for the degree of Master of Interpreting and translation. Supervisor: Professor Judith Inggs Johannesburg, 2017   Abstract (extract from introduction)   My struggle against FGM started around the

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Translation and the Production of Knowledge(s)

Alif: Journal of Comparative Poetics, published by the American University in Cairo, has released its 38th issue (2018) Guest-edited by Mona Baker The point of departure for this special issue of Alif is that knowledge is “produced” rather than “discovered,” and that translation is a core mechanism for the production and circulation of all forms of knowledge. With very few exceptions, the intimate connection between

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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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TranscUlturAl: Special Issue on Translation and Borders

Vol 9, No 2 (2017) Translation and Borders Table of Contents TRANSLATION STUDIES Introduction: Borders in Translation and Intercultural Communication Jonathan Evans , Helen Ringrow PDF 1-12 Dirty pretty language: translation and the borders of English Mirona Moraru , Alida Payson ABSTRACT PDF 13-31 Le doublage, à la frontière entre traduction et adaptation ? Frédérique Brisset ABSTRACT PDF 32-46 Where

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Six Moments from a Revolution: A Mosireen Video Timeline

Omar Robert Hamilton Ibraaz, 4 July 2017 Archives are important. Control the past, and you shape the present. Throughout history archives have been a target and a tool of oppressive governments, invading armies and colonial administrators. The national archives in Egypt are kept as hidden from the public as possible, part of a wider project to divorce people from their

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The cinematic love letter to Cairo that none of its residents will see

Tamer El Said’s In the Last Days of the City documents life in the Egyptian capital over 10 years, but authorities have refused him a permit to show it Ruth Michaelson, Wednesday 12 July 2017 Ask a Cairo resident to describe the most frustrating thing about living in the Egyptian capital, and they will likely tell you about the noise, the

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