Posts Tagged ‘translation theory’

h1

Trying to pretend like world is a verb

March 1, 2010

I really like the word “fungibility.” I’m just not positive it’s a word. Here’s Monday of Week 9!

Read the rest of this entry ?

Advertisements
h1

Globalization and McDonald-based Anecdata

February 26, 2010

Week 8, Day 3: Friday!

Read the rest of this entry ?

h1

Spelling is for the weak

February 24, 2010

Day Two, Week 8: more case studies! Mostly colonial linguistic situations.

Read the rest of this entry ?

h1

I swear it has nothing to do with the Olympics

February 21, 2010

I’m not really that into nationalism. It feels outmoded and silly, and I can’t totally explain how or why. So this was… well, Canada’s adorable, let’s just leave it at that. Read the rest of this entry ?

h1

the Professor Explicates Benjamin

February 19, 2010

I turned in a paper at the start of lecture. I… turned in the wrong paper. It’s still a really good one, just on a non-existent prompt. We’ll see how that goes.  I also turned in the texts I’ll be working with for the final paper: Seneca’s Apocolocyntosis and Catullus'(s) Peleus/Thetis thing, if anyone’s curious.  Should be fun.

Read the rest of this entry ?

h1

topics in industrial-strength language

February 17, 2010

There was no class on Monday and I will not be answering any questions about where I was that day, so don’t ask. Instead, read Wednesday’s notes! I’m including the notes from discussion section because some interesting things were brought up. I also am considering posting .pdf files of the papers I’ve written for this class so far, but I want to consult with a couple people about the wiseness of that kind of thing first.

Read the rest of this entry ?

h1

Erotica gets translated into smut. :(

February 12, 2010

FIRST, LET ME NOTE: WEDNESDAYS NOTES WERE AMAZING AND PROLIFIC AND THEN MY LAPTOP ATE THEM DURING THE SPRINT FROM LECTURE TO DISCUSSION SECTION. I WAS REALLY REALLY MAD, I PRACTICALLY TRANSCRIBED A LOT OF COOL ANECDOTES. DAMN IT.

So, okay, Friday’s notes! These were… slightly full of porn. This is Professor Godzich’s fault, not mine, I swear. Read the rest of this entry ?