Assistant Professor of Art University


In this article, some aspects of the cultural other will be studied from a cultural semiotic point of view, intercultural communication and the role played by translation in such communications and mechanisms of inclusion and exclusion. The paper shows that cultural dynamics is the result of intercultural communication and translation is the main mechanism of such communications. Through translation, cultures meet the cultural other, redefine themselves and are mutually enriched. Each culture appropriates some features of another culture and keeps some other features out, and thus maintains its dynamicity. It influences the other and is influenced by the other, yet preserves it difference.


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