Translators Note

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Translators Note is a show where we examine the ins and outs of translation today through conversations with translators, writers and scholars. We are produced and hosted by Abby Ryder-Huth (IWW '20, MFALT '21), Julia Conrad (NWP '20, MFALT '21), and Claire Breger-Belsky (MFALT '23). 

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A Conversation with Valzhyna Mort

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Translators Note host Jake Goldwasser talks to the poet and translator Valzhyna Mort about translation led by music and using translation as a writing process. Listen here on Spotify.  

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Our theme music is by Nate Repasz; other music in the episode is by Tim Kahn.

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A Conversation with John Keene

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After a long delay, please enjoy this newest episode of Translators Note, in which the wonderful John Keene speak about translation, our conversation moving from his own work to broader ideas about the art and the field.  

 

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The Translated City

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How does translation grapple with place and transport us through language? Chinese translator Jennifer Feeley joins Abby Ryder-Huth to talk about bringing a sense of Hong Kong and Cantonese speech to her translation of "Patient," a short story by Wong Yi published in 2020 by Asymptote.

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Macro + Micro: The Publishing Process

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In Episode #2 of Translators Note, we take a closer look at three translated books published this past year, and the processes, trends, and intercultural dynamics at play as a translation project enters the world. Jack Jung, translator of Yi Sang: Selected Works (ed.

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The Web

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In our debut episode, "The Web," producers Abby Ryder-Huth and Julia Conrad look at translation in the classroom and how it expands beyond. With guests Aron Aji, Reid Dempsey, and David Gramling, and featuring Carolyn Liu.

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