Why Riot?, video by Mosireen Video Collect, 2013. “The revolution is not a thing of the past, the revolution is still in process.” Philip Rizk stated as we began our discussion of his text “2011 is not 1968”, whereby he challenges the dominant narratives of the January 25th Revolution as a youth lead revolution. He argues that the radicalizing factor of the uprising was an underclass without leaders.
Special Issue of Altre Modernità – Rivista di studi letterarie e culturali Some of the most crucial developments in translation studies, in the last three decades, have taken place in the field of audiovisual translation (AVT) making it rapidly gravitate from the margins to the centre of academic endeavour in translation. The initial studies on AVT tended to focus on technical and linguistic issues, usually from a descriptive perspective, but more recently academic enquiry in this field has widened in scope by encompassing the socio-cultural and ideological dimensions.