MLAN 4500 Critical Theories in Translation Studies

This information is in effect as of academic year 2021. The current course information can be found in bulletins at http://www.brooklyn.cuny.edu/web/nav/academics/bulletins.php

3 hours; 3 credits

A historical overview of the field of translation studies; translation theory; an examination of intersecting theories of "transculturation" and "translation" and ?contact zones?; the role of linguistic difference in mediating relations of power; translation and its relation to border and migration studies and postcolonial theory; the uses of translation and transcultural studies for theorizing culture in contexts of sexual, racial, class difference; translation and the legacies of diaspora, coloniality, and empire. Starting Fall 2020 qualifies as an Inter-Cultural Competency (ICC) course for Pathways College Option purposes.

Prerequisites: Students should have completed the Brooklyn College language requirement before taking this class.

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