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Schleiermacher and Benjamin, in new translation

Friedrich Schleiermacher. “On the Different Methods of Translation.” Translated by Susan Bernofsky. Translation Studies Reader. 3rd ed. Ed. Lawrence Venuti. Routledge: 2012. Print. Walter Benjamin. “The Translator’s Task.” Translated by Steven Rendall. Translation Studies Reader. 3rd. ed. Ed. Lawrence Venuti. Routledge: 2012. Print. I … Continue reading

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Teaching Translation: lots of practice, not enough theory

Most of the syllabi dedicated to teaching and exploring translation, whether technical or literary, mention “theories and practices” in the title, which I believe reflects the course designers’ efforts to balance the two components in teaching. However, the “practice” and the workshop … Continue reading

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Teaching with Mindfullness

Reading/Writing Assignment #1: Writing as Theory, Reflection, and Practice In this week’s assigned readings, I was particularly interested in James Dubinsky’s mention of Zen Buddhist tradition of “mindfulness” as a “broader approach to ‘reflection.’” Mindfulness, or the art of paying … Continue reading

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