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Five common myths about translators

Everyone knows what a builder does, or a firefighter, or a teacher. Why is it so different when it comes to translators?

Perhaps it has something to do with the low profile that translators tend to keep. 836 more words


10 years after: Ioannidis revisits his classic paper

In 2005 PLOS Medicine published John Ioannidis’ paper ‘Why most published research findings are false’ . The article was a wake up call for many, and now is probably the most influential publication in biomedicine of the last decade (>1.14 Mio views on the PLOS Med webside, thousands of citations in the scientific and lay press, featured in numerous blog posts, etc.). 110 more words

Quality - Predictiveness

Invisible Cities by Italo Calvino (trans William Weaver)

In Invisible Cities, Marco Polo conjures up cities of magical times for his host, the Chinese ruler Kublai Khan, but it gradually becomes clear that he is actually describing one city: Venice. 357 more words


[Thai Trans] Arashi - Kimi no Yume wo Miteita

忘れないから 君の声は 聞こえてるよ

Wasurenai kara Kimi no koe wa Kikoeteru yo

เพราะว่าไม่ลืม เสียงของเธอที่ได้ยิน

変わりゆく空 見上げた僕に優しく響いている
Kawari yuku sora Miageta boku ni yasashiku hibiite iru

มันโอบล้อมผมที่กำลังมองท้องฟ้าที่เปลี่ยนผันไปอย่างอ่อนโยน 230 more words


Babycakes (tula para sa Undas)

Ang tulang ito ay salin ng maikling kwento ni Neil Gaiman. Ipapalabas ng Tabsing Kolektib ang pyesang ito sa “Bahay ng Lagim” (Nobyembre 8, 2014 | 8:30 ng gabi | DITO: Bahay ng Sining sa Marikina). 514 more words


Statius: "Achilleid"

This 1st-century AD Latin poet died after writing a book and a half of his epic on Achilles; intended no doubt to build on the success of his… 189 more words


New Imprint Looking to Translate Women's Poetry, Redress Translation's Gender Balance

Periscope is a new imprint from A Midsummer Night’s Press devoted to women’s poetry in translation. Publisher-translator-poet Lawrence Schimel answered questions (why women? why translation? how exactly will this work?) ahead of the house’s Nov. 2,437 more words