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UNIVERSITY OF PORTSMOUTH, FACULTY OF HUMANITIES AND SOCIAL SCIENCES, School of Languages and Area Studies Closing date: 27 May 2011
University of British Columbia, October 3rd 2011 Organizers: Leanne Bablitz, CNERS, Siobhán McElduff, CNERS Call for Papers: closing date July 15th, 2011.  What does Rome have to do with Cupertino? Or the bulky and unwieldy technology of the book scroll with the sleekness of the iPad? Although posing the question…
Thursday, 05 May 2011 10:07

IPCITI 2011

7th International Postgraduate Conference in Translation and Interpreting, University of Edinburgh, 28–30 October 2011
As they strive to keep up with globalisation and rapid technological change (from video tape to CD, DVD, Internet use, iPhones, iPads, etc.), companies constantly increase their use of film to advertise, communicate information or train staff. This specific type of audiovisual material represents a complex set of problems for…
Department/Centre: Centre for Translation and Intercultural Studies (CTIS) Staff: Prof. Mona BAKER (Director of the Centre), Dr. Maeve OLOHAN (Senior Lecturer in Translation Studies), Dr. Siobhan BROWNLIE (Lecturer in Translation Studies), Dr Luis PEREZ-GONZALEZ (Lecturer in Translation Studies), Dr James St. ANDRE (Lecturer in Translation Studies), etc. More information available…
Author: Maria KASANDRINOU Keywords: Translation training, art texts, specialised translation, pedagogical issues, case study. Supervisor: Dr. Paul RASTALL Awarding institution: UNIVERSITY OF PORTSMOUTH Completion date: 2006
Author: Sue-Ann HARDING Keywords: narrative theory, Russia, Beslan, violent conflict, online media Supervisor: Professors Vera TOLZ and Mona BAKER Awarding institution: University of Manchester Completion date: June 2009
Author: Louisa DESILLA Keywords: implicature, film subtitling, multimodality, Relevance Theory, audience reception Supervisor: Dr. Luis PEREZ-GONZALEZ Awarding institution: The University of Manchester Completion date: June 2009
A Case Study of the Use of Storytelling as a Pedagogical Tool for Teaching Interpreting Students Pages: 1-32 Author: Jemina Napier This article details the findings of a systemic functional linguistic case study of university classroom talk, and in particular an evaluation of the storytelling that occurs in classroom talk…
Promotional and advertising texts come in different forms and account for a considerable share of the translation market. Advertisements, company brochures, websites, tourist guides, institutional information campaigns, and even personal CVs all share a common primary purpose: that of persuading the reader to buy something, be it a product or…
Thinking through Translation with Metaphors explores a wide range of metaphorical figures used to describe the translation process, from Aristotle to the present. Most practitioners and theorists of translation are familiar with a number of metaphors for translation, such as the metaphor of the bridge, following in another's footsteps, performing…
Der Band geht auf eine Vortragsreihe am Institut für Translation und Mehrsprachige Kommunikation der Fachhochschule Köln und am Fachbereich Angewandte Sprach- und Kulturwissenschaft der Universität Mainz in Germersheim zurück. Ziel des Translationswissenschaftlichen Kolloquiums ist es, Einblicke in die Diskussion übersetzungs- und dolmetschwissenschaftlicher Fragestellungen zu vermitteln. Je drei bis vier Beiträge…
Improving Interpreting Performance through Theatrical Training Pages: 151-171 Authors: Jinhyun Cho and Peter Roger Aspiring interpreting professionals need to possess skills which allow them to think quickly in order to deal with unexpected situations that will inevitably arise in the course of interpreting assignments. The complex and inherently unpredictable nature…
In the 1930s translation became a key issue in the cultural politics of the Fascist regime due to the fact that Italy was publishing more translations than any other country in the world. Making use of extensive archival research, the author of this new study examines this 'invasion of translations'…
Monday, 18 April 2011 17:35

Translation Under Fascism

In the fascist regimes of the mid twentieth century – this volume the focuses on Italy, Germany, Spain and Portugal – translation was a carefully, though not always successfully, managed cultural practice. Translation policies attempted to steer public perceptions and promote or brake ideological change. Translation Under Fascism examines translation…
Date: 2011-06-30 Venue: The Institute of Linguistics at Adam Mickiewicz University, Poznań, Poland Event theme(s): legal linguistics, forensic linguistics, translation, interpreting
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