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Corine Tachtiris

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Corine Tachtiris

Corine Tachtiris is Assistant Professor of Translation Studies at the University of Massachusetts Amherst. She is currently completing a book on race and translation. She translates literature primarily by women writers from Francophone Africa, the Caribbean, and Canada, as well as from the Czech Republic. She serves as prose translation editor of The Massachusetts Review and an at-large member of the Board of the American Literary Translators Association.

Articles by Corine Tachtiris

Privilege, Race, and Translation
By Corine Tachtiris
Scholar and translator Corine Tachtiris reflects on the inherent privilege of translating while White in this essay.And if there are few Black translators, there are few representatives of the possibility…
7 Resources on Translating Blackness, Race, and Racism
By Corine Tachtiris
Five years ago, John Keene published “Translating Poetry, Translating Blackness,” a clarion call for more Afro-diasporic literature in English translation, noting the exclusion of Black writers…
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