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Centre for Translation and Interpreting Studies

We organise regular seminars and conferences. Most are open to everyone interested in translation. This is subject to change at short notice. If you are an external visitor, please telephone the School of Arts office: 0116 252 2620 to confirm before you travel.

Seminar Series 2016-17

Semester Two

Venue: Charles Wilson Building, Belvoir Park Lounge (Second Floor), University of Leicester

Time: 4.30-6.00pm

History of Translation and Euclid’s Elements Cancelled Myriam Salama-Carr Thursday 2 February 2017

Cosmopolitanism as Translation (Please note the time for this seminar is 5.00-6.00pm)

Ipek Demir Thursday 9 February 2017
Subtitling African-American English into French Pierre-Alexis Mével Thursday 16 February 2017
“Silence Is Not an Option”: Interpreting Conflicting Ideologies in the Bilingual Court Room Jiqing Dong Thursday 23 February 2017
Early Modern Latin: Imagined Community or Universal Language Cancelled Sarah Knight Thursday 2 March 2017

Crossing Borders: Creativity and Practice-as-Research in Translation Studies

Anna Milsom Thursday 9 March 2017
Orientalism, Arabic Poetry, and Latin Translation: The Case of Sir William Jones (1746-94)

John Gilmore and Iman Sheeha

Thursday 16 March 2017
Fulfilling the interpreting mandate in Business Negotiation Meetings. The Perspectives of interpreters and clients and other role conflicts Penny Karanasiou Thursday 4 May 2017

Annual Lecture

Beyond Representation: Researching Audiovisual Translation outside the Margins of the Frame

Speaker: Luis Pérez-González, University of Manchester

Thursday 18 May 2017, 6-8pm

Council Suite Room One, First Floor, Fielding Johnson Building, University of Leicester

Professor of Translation Studies and Co-director of the Centre for Translation and Intercultural Studies at the University of Manchester. Author of Audiovisual Translation: Theories, Methods and Issues (Routledge 2014) and editor of Routledge Handbook of Audiovisual Translation (2017).

This talk problematises the role that representation has played as the driving logic of mediation behind industrial approaches to audiovisual translation.

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