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Master of Arts (M.A.)
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My thesis is an analysis of my own translation of a chapter from Dominik Nagl's legal history 'Grenzfälle,' which addresses questions of citizenship and nationality in the context of the German colonies in Africa and the South Pacific. My analysis focuses primarily on strategies that I used in an effort to preserve the strangeness of a linguistic context that is, in many ways, "foreign" to twenty first-century North Americans while also striving to avoid reproducing the violence embedded in language that is historically laden with extreme power disparities.
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Keady, Joseph, "A Translation of Dominik Nagl’s Grenzfälle with an Introductory Analysis of the Translation Process" (2020). Masters Theses. 881.