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Translation as a Multiplayer Game

144 Louis A. Simpson Building

We typically conceive of translation as a solitary activity, yet translating plays for performance – the focus of much of Neil Blackadder’s work – involves extensive collaboration with directors and […]

Toward a History of Waiting: Social Hierarchy and Architecture

205 East Pyne

In early modern continental Western Europe, antechambers became standard in the residences of the elites. As a time-space infrastructure these rooms shaped encounters between unequals. By imposing spatial distance and […]

The Ver-Fremdworteffekt. Adorno on Language’s Glitches

010 East Pyne Princeton

Theodor W. Adorno has written two texts on foreign words and how they affect language. These texts contain a theory of how something apparently universal gives rise to another, to […]

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