Tuesday, 29 September 2009

translation research seminars in Manchester

Dear all,

The Centre for Translation and Intercultural Studies at the University of Manchester runs an excellent translation research seminar series on Monday afternoons, for any of you in that general area. They are free and open to the public.

Translation Studies Seminar Series 2009/10

Centre for Translation & Intercultural Studies
School of Languages, Linguistics and Cultures
University of Manchester, UK

Mondays 2-4 p.m., Samuel Alexander Building, Room A101

Semester 1

5 October 2009
Using online resources to enhance your translation portfolio
Alina Secara, University of Leeds, UK

12 October 2009
'That's all very well for you to say...’ Models and Modalities in Interpreting Studies
Graham Turner, Heriot-Watt University, UK

19 October 2009
Prose Truths versus Poetic Fictions: Sacred Translations, Competing Genres and Rival Religions in Colonial South India
Hephzibah Israel, University of Delhi, India

26 October 2009
The Many Lives of the Literary Translator
Nicky Harman, Imperial College London, UK

2 November, Reading week; no seminar

9 November 2009
Cross-media Translations
Karin Littau, University of Essex, UK

16 November 2009
Social Media in Public Organizations: the case of the European Commission
Kaisa Koskinen, University of Tampere, Finland

23 November 2009
Visualising Corpora
Nino Luz, Trinity College Dublin, Ireland

30 November 2009
The Arab Quest for Europe
Rasheed El-Enany, University of Exeter, UK

7 December 2009
Non-professionals translating/interpreting
Sebnem Susam-Sarajeva, University of Edinburgh, UK

Semester 2

15 February 2010
Classics and Translation Studies: Contest or Conversation?
Lorna Hardwick, Open University, UK

22 February 2010
Properties of Registers and Properties of Translations: Corpus Architecture, Operationalizations and some Findings
Erich Steiner, Saarland University, Germany

1 March 2010
Fraternizing or not Fraternizing with the Enemy
Hilary Ann Footitt, University of Reading, UK

8 March 2010
Achieving Professional Quality in Translation
Jo Drugan, University of Leeds, UK

15 March 2010
Forms and functions of the translated book: the paratext as a critical index of intention and reception
Guyda Armstrong, University of Manchester, UK

22 March 2010
"The Muslim Woman" as Celebrity Author and the Politics of Translating Arabic
Marilyn Booth, University of Edinburgh, UK

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