Intro to Translation Studies

TRST 201
World map and city design

Introduction to translation as an academic discipline and professional field through a series of texts in translation. Explores the ways in which texts, images, and ideas move across cultures, across time, across languages, and through different art forms; to elevate the students' appreciation of literature and other art forms; and get acquainted with the complexities of a work of art as a cultural manifestation and with the ways in which various artists, writers and translators have attempted to recreate these complexities in other languages and cultures.

Term: Fall 2023

Credit: 3 hours

Prerequisite: Students must have met the University of Illinois foreign language requirement.

This course satisfies the General Education Criteria in Fall 2023 for:

  • Humanities – Lit & Arts