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Karla Mallette: "'A narcocracy of language': The Cosmopolitan Language Against Translation"
November 13, 2013 @ 12:15 pm - 2:00 pm | Stevenson Fireside Lounge
Karla Mallette is currently working on a monograph, tentatively titled Lives of the Great Languages, which is a theoretical study of the cosmopolitan language system: the trans-regional and trans-historical mega-languages that were the literary media of cultural life in the pre-modern Mediterranean.
Karla Mallette is Associate Professor, Italian and Near Eastern Studies at the University of Michigan.