How translation and interpretation shape, support, and advance activist agendas.
At a time of Black Lives Matter and the proliferation of migrant, refugee and minority protests across the world (Polish women’s, Belarusian, Palestinian, Roma and Sinti, to name just a few), as well as local and regional initiatives by minorities, migrants and refugees, we would like to bring together scholars who combine a focus on migrants or m…[Read more]
Rebecca Ruth Gould deposited Translation and activism in the time of the now (Introduction to The Routledge Handbook of Translation and Activism) in the group Translation & Activism on Humanities Commons 1 year, 3 months ago
Introduction to The Routledge Handbook of Translation and Activism
I’m please to announce that the The Routledge Handbook of Translation and Activism has received its first review in Ramparts: A Barricade Forum (uploaded here and available at the link). Barricades has also published “The Time of Now: An Interview with the Editors of the Routledge Handbook of Translation and Activism” (with Anneke Hilletje Rau…[Read more]
In this interview with Full Stop magazine editor Michael Schapira, I introduce my Full Stop fellowship project on translation & activism.
“It’s time to…declare our opposition to this private theft of public culture,” wrote computer programmer and internet activist Aaron Swartz in his “Guerilla Open Access Manifesto” (2008). Swartz was criticizing the privatization of scholarship already in the public domain, and seeking ways to make this work accessible to everyone. This essay exami…[Read more]
Rebecca Gould (University of Birmingham) and Kayvan Tahmasebian are seeking additional contributions to the Routledge Handbook of Translation and Activism. See CfP for instructions on submitting.
This group (and the accompanying website) were created partly (though not exclusively) with a view to providing an online presence for the Routledge Handbook on Translation and Activism, co-edited by Kayvan Tahmasebian (also a group member) and myself. We have room for a few more contributions, so please get in touch if this is a subject you work…[Read more]