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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
4:30 PM
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