Seminar by Mona Baker (Hong Kong Baptist University, 2014) – Translation, Representation, and Narrative Performance

Translation, Representation, and Narrative Performance   Click here to watch the video   Translation is one of the core practices through which any cultural group constructs representations of another and contests representations of the self. Part of its power stems from the fact that as a genre, it tends to be understood as “merely” reporting on something that is already […]

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Seminar by Mona Baker (Hong Kong Baptist University, 2016)

Click here to watch the video This seminar will report on a large, interdisciplinary research project based at the University of Manchester in the UK and funded by the Arts and Humanities Research Council. The project involves compiling large electronic corpora of ancient Greek, medieval Arabic, early Latin and Modern English to examine how central concepts in the humanities and […]

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