Shading and Retranslation: Translator Burton Pike’s Comments at BookExpo America
In recent years, literary translators have paid more attention to the shadings of the original work, whereas earlier translators were more focused on simply translating the story told rather… More
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Authors are being disinvited from school visits. It's happening all over, not always publicly. Seems to frequently be b/c of a single parent's complaint, controlling what all kids and families can learn. A shame for both the authors and students alike. https://www.al.com/educationlab/2023/01/hoover-schools-cancel-black-history-month-author-visit-after-parent-complaint.html
School librarians vilified as the ‘arm of Satan’ in book-banning wars https://www.latimes.com/politics/story/2023-01-27/school-librarians-vilified-as-the-arm-of-satan-in-book-banning-wars
I have been thinking a lot of educational gag orders. @PENamerica is a great resource. https://pen.org/issue/educational-censorship/
Almost forty years ago, I took an undergraduate history class on WWII with Professor Larry Gelfand, a well-respected teacher and scholar @uiowa. 1/