Lexilalia: On Translating a Dictionary of Untranslatable Philosophical Terms
The UCLA Department of French and Francophone Studies presents a lecture by Professor Emily Apter
Thursday, May 30, 2013
Royce Hall 236
Los Angeles, CA 90095
Professor of Comparative Literature, English and French, New York University
Author of The Translation Zone: A New Comparative Literature (Princeton, 2006), Continental Drift: From National Characters to Virtual Subjects (Chicago, 1999), “Politics small p:” Essays on the Society of Calculation (in progress, Stanford), Against World Literature: On The Politics of Untranslatability (Verso, 2012), and is co-editing with Jacques Lezra and Michael Wood the English edition of the Vocabulaire européen des philosophies: Dictionnaire des intraduisibles [Dictionary of Untranslatables: A Philosophical Lexicon].
Sponsor(s): French and Francophone Studies