Category: Dispatches

The Advanced Language Class as Translation Workshop

by Jason Grunebaum, April 13, 2012

A wonderful, and perhaps underappreciated, way to bring international literature into the classroom is through transforming advanced language classes into translation workshops. While language classes might seem an obvious home for news from afar, some people associate translation in language classes…...read more »

Category: Education

The Task of the MLA

by Susan Harris, January 18, 2010

At MLA in Philadelphia, the theme was translation, the community was out in force, and the Benjamin evoked was Walter, not Franklin. Here the discussion of translation focused not only on technique or publication, butalsoon teaching and training: how to incorporate foreign literature in the curriculum,…...read more »