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Physical spaces and translation summary

Watch Professor Loredana Polezzi summarise Week 3 of the course.

This week, we have looked at some of the places where we encounter translation and interpreting, from the pages of books to the streets of our cities, and from multilingual classrooms to art galleries and museums.

In each of these spaces translation takes a different form and is performed in a different way. In each case, it both occupies and transforms space, as well as the relationships we establish within it.

Next week we will be asking what makes a good translation and what criteria we can use to judge the quality of a translator’s work.

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