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Upcoming events across the School of Arts

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This event has been cancelled and will be rescheduled (details tbc).

LeCTIS – The Centre for Translation and Interpreting Studies

Building Bridges Event

2021 Building Bridges between University Programmes and Translation Profession

Speakers:

Claire Storey: Raising your online profile: Claire is a literary translator working from German and Spanish into English.

Stephanie Donat: Project Manager Perspectives: Steph is a French to English translator specialising in corporate communications and an English copyeditor.

Gabriella Di Luca: First steps into interpreting in the NHS: Gabriella is an MA student at the University of Leicester who translates and interprets from Italian and French to English.

Frances Warburton: Accounting and finances: Frances is a Japanese to English translator specialising in business and legal documents.

Ellen Worrell: Mastering the MITI: Ellen is an award-winning translator specialising in furniture manufacturing, travel and tourism, animal and nature conservation, and renewable energy.

We will also be joined by the Chair of the Institute of Translation and Interpreting, Paul Appleyard.

 

This event has been cancelled and will be rescheduled (details tbc).

LeCTIS – The Centre for Translation and Interpreting Studies Annual Lecture

Translation Studies in and for Society:

A conversation between Prof Christina Schäffner (Aston University) & Prof Federico Federici (UCL)

 

18 March 2021

LeCTIS Seminar Series: Crafting a Great Translation Dissertation

Naomi Porter, Institute of Translation and Interpreting - Freelance Translators

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First Steps into Literary Translation

Claire Storey, Institute of Translation and Interpreting - Freelance Translators

11 March 2021

LeCTIS Seminar Series: Translating food terminology as cultural and communicative processes: A corpus-based approach

Dr Saihong Li, University of Stirling

3 March 2021 LeCTIS Seminar Series: Game Localisation: Translating Interactive Entertainment

 

Dr Xiaochun Zhang, University of Bristol

18 February 2021

LeCTIS Seminar Series: Hands, Alligators (or Crocodiles?), and the Invisible: Theory and Practice in Translating Children's Literature

Dr B.J. Epstein, University of East Anglia

11 February 2021

LeCTIS Seminar Series: Multilingualism and Translation in Occupied Belgium and France during the First World War

 

Prof. Lieven D’Hulst, KU Leuven Belgium

2 February 2021

 

(4.15pm start)

LeCTIS Seminar Series: The Powerful Voice of the Silent Details in the Translational Stylistics Analysis of Lindgren’s Pippi Longstocking

Margrethe Stuttaford, University of Leicester

22 October 2020

LeCTIS Seminar Series: How to Choose a Translation: Method and Beyond

Prof. Kirsten Malmkjaer, University of Leicester

29 October 2020

LeCTIS Seminar Series: Wikipedia as Heterotopia: Exploring translation, community and conflict in the online multilingual encyclopedia

Dr Henry Jones, Aston University

5 November 2020

LeCTIS Seminar Series: Best Possible Practice in Public Sector Language Services during the Covid-19 Crisis

Mike Orlov from the NRPSI – National Register of Public Service Interpreters

19 November 2020

LeCTIS Seminar Series: Translating Female Agency

Dr Melina Delmas, University of Birmingham

26 November 2020

LeCTIS Seminar Series:

Ahd Othman, University of Bristol

3 December 2020

LeCTIS Seminar Series: Journeys in Translation Revisited

Ambrose Musiyiwa (poet), Dr Pietro Deandrea (translator, University of Turin), Dr Monica Manolachi (translator, University of Bucharest)

 

08 February 2020 - 19 April 2020

"Dissent and Displacement" Public Seminar Series

In collaboration with Leicester Museums and Galleries, the School of Arts and the Stanley Burton Centre for Holocaust and Genocide Studies present the interdisciplinary “Dissent and Displacement” Public Seminar Series, in honour of the new exhibition at New Walk Museum & Art Gallery, Leicester: Monica Petzal – Margarete Klopfleisch, Dissent and Displacement: A Modern Story (8 February – 19 April 2020)

 

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