Wednesday, 14 October 2009

translation seminars in Edinburgh

Those of you (very lucky people) within hail of the beautiful city of Edinburgh may be interested in the joint Translation Studies research seminar run by Heriot Watt and the University of Edinburgh. The programme for the autumn follows. Seminars are open to the public and students and staff from across the universities.

Svenja Adolphs, University of Nottingham
Record, Represent, Replay: Construction + Analysis of Multi-Modal Language Corpora
Wed., 21 Oct. 2009, 4.00-5.30pm, Heriot-Watt University

Amanda Hopkinson, Centre for Lit. Trans., University of East Anglia
The politics and polices of literary translation
Wed., 4 Nov. 2009, 4.00-5.30pm, University of Edinburgh

Christina Schäffner, Aston University and Cecilia Wadensjö, Linköping University
Press conferences and recontextualisation
Fri., 20 Nov. 2009, 3-6 pm, Venue: David Brewster Building 1.13, Heriot-Watt University

Sharon Deane, University of Edinburgh
In Quest of a PhD: Methods for exploring and shaping a research project in TS
Wed., 3 Feb. 2010, 4.00-5.30pm, University of Edinburgh

Sameh Hanna, University of Salford
Negotiating Shakespeare in Arabic: The Socio-cultural Dynamics of Drama Translation in Egypt
Wed., 17 Feb. 2010, 4.00-5.30pm, Heriot-Watt University

Dimitris Asimakoulas, University of Surrey
Translating 'Self' and 'Others': Translation and Protest under the Greek Junta
Wed., 10 March 2010, 4.00-5.30pm, University of Edinburgh

Sara Laviosa, University of Bari
Intercultural Language Learning & Translation: A thing of the present for our future
Wed., 24 March 2010, 4.00-5.30pm, Heriot-Watt University

Venues, unless indicated otherwise
At University of Edinburgh: David Hume Tower, Faculty Room South:
At Heriot Watt University: Postgraduate Centre, lecture theatre G.01 (unless indicated otherwise)
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