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Rackham Centennial Lecture: Translating Women: Talking about Women in Translation Studies

Date: 
October 9, 2012
Running Time: 
76:55

 Professor Luise von Flotow, Director of the School of Translation and Interpretation, University of Ottawa, delivers a lecture on women in translation studies. von Flotow's research traces and describes the movement of Canadian writing, both fiction and non-fiction, into Latin America via translation. It examines the scope of this cultural transfer, the trajectories along which it moves, the agents and networks that promote it, and the images of Canada circulated as a result.  

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Last modified: 10/01/2013

The Author's Forum Presents: No Slack: The Financial Lives of Low Income Americans: A Conversation with Michael Barr and Sheldon Danzige

No Slack
Date: 
September 19, 2012
Running Time: 
67:54

The financial crisis lay bare how the financial system failed the nation but left hidden the many ways in which that system still fails the most vulnerable Americans. In No Slack, Michael S. Barr explores how low- and moderate-income households cope with financial stress, use financial services to make ends meet, and often come up short.

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Last modified: 09/25/2012

CREES Panel: The Pussy Riot Affair: The Prank Heard 'Round the World

Pussy Riot
Date: 
September 12, 2012
Running Time: 
83:37

The Pussy Riot affair divides Russia. While polls show that many Russians, especially Orthodox believers, approve the severe punishment the band members received, others denounce it. What explains this mixed response to the two-year sentences that thousands around the world are protesting? Are there social or feminist issues that divide Russia?

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