For Educators

Alchemy aims to encourage a new generation of translators, both by publishing the translation work of students and through educator outreach.

Please contact us if you are a teacher interested in translation. We’d love to support your work!

Resources for Teaching Translation

Sample worksheet from Poetry Inside Out
(courtesy of the Center for the Art of Translation)
Poetry Inside Out: Matsuo Bashō – Haiku


Teaching Bibliography
• Steiner, After Babel
• Bermann and Wood, Ed., Nation, Language, and the Ethics of Translation.
• Biguenet and Schulte, Theories of Translation: An Anthology of Essays from Dryden to Derrida
• Bly, The 8 Stages of Translation
• Kelly and Zetsche, Found in Translation
• Hofstadter, Le Ton Beau de Marot
• Jurafsky, The Language of Food: A Linguist Reads the Menu
• Pym, Exploring Translation Theories
• Pym, Method in Translation History
• Allen and Bernofsky, In Translation: Translators on Their Work and What It Means

Find additional resources to help bring translation curriculum into your classrooms at the Center for the Art of Translation.