Sometimes Google translate isn’t always the best way to go, especially if you’ve never spoken the language before in your life. HuffPo did a great compilation of really terrible Spanish/English translations. They go in both directions, so enjoy. (The featured image feels like it would be the right choice… until you consider that éxito doesn’t(…)
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Oberlin is offering Portuguese for the first time this semester, and our focus on Portuguese and Brazilian Studies is exciting for the whole campus community. To check out what is being planned thematically around Brazil, check out the Oberlin Center for Languages and Cultures’ Brazil page. But why are we so interested in Brazil in(…)
Sep 19, 2013
Real Time Opera, based out of both Oberlin and Contoocook, New Hampshire, is a performing arts company dedicated to the production of new opera. Their new piece, Paradox, is an opera in American Sign Language that seems almost dance-like in its performance. It raises fascinating issues about music and translation. Check it out!