Literary Translation and the Race Issue


Marieke Lucas Rijneveld, the Dutch translator that was set to translate Amanda Gorman’s The Hill We Climb, stepped down from the translation job three days after the appointment. But why? Amanda Gorman had even approved of the translation. Well, the appointment of Rijneveld provoked a backlash, especially among marginalized communities. Zaire Kriger, journalist and spoken-word […]

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The Future of Video Is Multicultural: Are You Ready?


The cultural landscape of the U.S. and elsewhere has been in flux for a while, and we’re now seeing the effects fit into place. How does that affect content creation? Well, just look at the recent Netflix phenomenon Squid Game, which became the streaming platform’s most watched series in its 15-year existence in just 17 […]

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