Sample Series III
A translator can face all manner of constraints: both external and internal. This series will challenge students to think creatively and question ideas of difference and uniformity under the spotlight of language.

Translating Russian feminist protest art

Students take to the streets of St Petersburg in this workshop, investigating the subversive potential of language through their translations of feminist political placards.

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Translating political satire from Egypt

How can translators capture voices of dissent in their specific contexts? This workshop will explore political satire from Egyptian Arabic.

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Superheroes are not afraid of translation: webcomics in Arabic

In this workshop, students become superheroes tackling translations of an Arabic webcomic one episode at a time.

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A translator’s tour of Turkish pop

Tune in to the nuances of language and music culture and sound out ways of translating a Turkish hit single… in the style of a British artist.

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