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Discourse around translation tends to primarily focus on rendering aesthetic value, semantic content, and cultural context, but a fourth dimension, which is equally foundational to the process, is rendering eccentric text in the source language as eccentric text in the...
Award-winning documentary about the massive anti-draft movement during the Viet Nam era. Featuring Joan Baez and a host of draft resisters. Now that Congress is considering extending the draft to women, this timely movie is both inspirational and a guide...
Hafu (2013 Producer/Director/Videographer Megumi Nishikura) With an ever increasing movement of people between places in this transnational age, there is a mounting number of mixed-race people in Japan, some visible others not. “Hafu” is the unfolding journey of discovery into the intricacies...
About the lecture: In Ukraine, the country that during long stretches of its history could not be a political reality but rather an entity persevered as a literary fact, the question of “what does it mean to be a Ukrainian writer?” was often conflated...
In Search of Bengali HarlemFilm Screening and DiscussionIn conjunction with the 17th Tasveer South Asian Film FestivalIn Search of Bengali Harlem unearths a unique, little-known story of twentieth-century Harlem and of Muslim immigration to the United States. Between WWI and...
INAUGURAL WALTER G. ANDREWS LECTURE IN TURKISH AND OTTOMAN LITERARY STUDIES PRESENTS A TALK BY DR. MICHAEL PIFERTo honor the legacy of Prof. Walter Andrews (1939-2020), MELC Turkish and Ottoman Studies Program launches a lecture series in Turkish and Ottoman...
SAC Speaker SeriesCounting Conflict: The Everyday Geopolitics of Water in PakistanLecture from Maira Hayat, Assistant Professor of Environment and Peace StudiesUniversity of Notre DameThis hybrid event will be offered in person and online via Zoom. Free registration is required to join the...
The Harry Bridges Center’s annual Awards Celebration returns in-person this year - just in time for our 30th anniversary! On Sunday, November 13, join our faculty, students, and community as we celebrate thirty years of Labor Studies at the University...
Colloquium description forthcoming.Piotr Florczyk is Assistant Professor of Global Literary Studies at UW-Seattle, and an award-winning poet and translator from Polish. Learn more about his work at www.piotrflorczyk.comHosted by the Translation Studies Hub at the Simpson Center for the Humanities...