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In the Mirror of the Other

Continuing the Six Degrees series “Translation is Impossible. Let’s do it!” we present translator and scholar Samuel Wilder’s English language version of “Fi mir’at al-akhar” [In the Mirror… Read more

In the Mirror of the Other

In Part 2 of the series “Translation is Impossible. Let’s do it!” we present the first of two commissioned translations into English of Moroccan philosopher Abdessalam Benabdelali’s text “Fi… Read more

Towards a Modern Greek Lexicon of Untranslatables

For our latest post in the series “Translation is Impossible. Let’s do it!,” philologist and historian of the modern reception of classics, Alexandra Lianeri shares her preface to the forthcoming… Read more

Lessons on the Paradox of Translation

As part of our ongoing series “Translation is Impossible. Let’s Do It!” Education intern Chaeeun Lee contributes an essay framing a lesson on translation done with New Museum Teen Apprentice Program… Read more

Redacted Mind

Writer Joshua Craze contributes to our ongoing series “Translation is Impossible. Let’s do it!” with an adapted excerpt from his forthcoming novel, Redacted Mind. Introduced by Omar Berrada, Co-director… Read more

Introducing the series: “Translation is Impossible. Let’s do it!”

“Translation is impossible. Let’s do it!” 1 While at first glance this call to action might seem ironic, with knowledge of cultural critic and translator Boris Buden’s work one understands he is… Read more

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