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LIT156 HM - Translation; or, the Foreignness of Language

Credit(s): 3

Instructor(s): Balseiro

Description: This seminar is designed to introduce students to the foreignness of language through literary translation theory and its praxis. Participants will develop individual projects that will be revised and workshopped over the course of the semester. Weekly readings, including essays by theoreticians, accomplished writer-translators, and selections of multiple translations of a single text, will be used to familiarize students with a range of perspectives on translation and its relationship to writing. 

Prerequisite(s): Students must have reading knowledge of at least one foreign language
HSA Course Area(s): Literature; Linguistics; Foreign Languages
HSA Writing Intensive: Yes