Emmanuel Macron—France’s handsome and charismatic President—made the news worldwide a little while ago for no other reason than his closing remarks at a recent speech in Sydney Australia. President Macron exact words, directed to Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull, were: “I wanted to thank you for, and your delicious wife, for your warm welcome and a … Continue reading Getting it Right or Lost in Translation?
Translating a play for the stage may often be considered a form of literary translation, but it is a very different process. Unlike a novel or a poem, a play is meant to be performed, and the translator must consider how the language will be spoken and heard. My own journey into translation started with … Continue reading Translating for Theatre as Performative Translation (Interview with Dr. Stefano Muneroni)
As soon as you begin to pursue a dream, your life wakes up and everything has meaning. — Barbara Sher Some people know what-they-want-to-be-when-they-grow-up shortly after they come out of the womb. For others, it’s a slow realization, and by the time they leave high school, they are on their way to realizing their dream … Continue reading Why Become a Translator?