Jul 24, 2024  
2013-2014 Academic Catalog 
2013-2014 Academic Catalog [Published Catalog]

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TRST 502/5218 - Translation and The Arab “Renaissance” (3 cr.)

Students will read pioneering works of the nineteenth and the twentieth century in the Arab region that dealt with issues of translation and its centrality to modern nation-building. What exactly is the role of the translator? What is the function of translation in society? The course situates at the act of translation within colonial/postcolonial contexts in which questions of power surround the relationship between the original text and its translation. It also explores questions of visibility and invisibility of the translator, translation vs, adaptation, original text and target cultural context. Taught in English. Readings and translation exercises in English and Arabic.

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