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The Perils of Polyglossia

October 19, 2015 @ 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm

A translation enacts a theory of the text it represents, of the scope of the translator’s work, and of the relationships between the languages the translation moves among. The translator who chooses to produce a multilingual text enacts, reinforces, and comments on those relationships. But polyglossia’s playing fields are not even.