Naoki Sakai

transversal documents

· The Microphysics of Comparison
· Die Mikrophysik des Vergleichs

· Translation as a Filter
· Übersetzung als Filter
· Traduction comme filtre




· Translating Beyond Europe
Hrsg v. Boris Buden, Birgit Mennel, Stefan Nowotny


is Goldwin Smith Professor of Asian Studies who teaches in the departments of Comparative Literature and Asian Studies and is a member of the graduate field of History at Cornell University. He has published in a number of languages in the fields of comparative literature, intellectual history, translation studies, the studies of racism and nationalism, and the histories of semiotic and literary multitude - speech, writing, corporeal expressions, calligraphic regimes, and phonographic traditions. He has led the project of TRACES, a multilingual series in five languages - Korean, Chinese, English, Spanish and Japanese (German will be added in 2013) - and served as its founding senior editor (1996 - 2004). In addition to TRACES, Naoki Sakai serves as a member of the following editorial boards, positions east asia cultural critique, Post-colonial studies, International Dictionary of Intellectual History, Multitudes and so forth.