Upcoming events

The School of Modern Languages holds a variety of events, from research seminars to conferences, workshops to talks with leading literary figures. All listed events are open to staff, students and members of the public unless otherwise stated.

Centre for Translation and Interpreting Studies

Seminar Series 2017/18

All seminars will take place in the George Porter Building, Lecture Theatre C from 4:30 – 6:00pm

http://www2.le.ac.uk/services/rooms/george-porter/gp-lrc

Date Speaker Title Workplace

12/10/2017

 

Prof. Kirsten Malmkjær

Why does language matter to translation?

 

University of Leicester

19/10/2017

 

Dr Binhua Wang

 

The role of interpreters in history: Analysis of several major historical events in early Sino-British contact

University of Leeds

26/10/2017

 

Alshaymaa Alharbi

Factors influencing the translator's choice of Foreignization and Domestication in the translation into Arabic of neologisms and idioms in the Harry Potter series

University of Leicester

 

02/11/2017

 

Prof. Sarah Knight

Early modern Latin: Imagined community or universal language?

University of Leicester

 

09/11/2017

 

READING WEEK - no seminar

 

 

 

16/11/2017

 

Prof. Myriam Salama-Carr

History of translation and Euclid's Elements

University of Manchester

 

23/11/2017

 

Rosalind Harvey

Down the rabbit hole: A (practical) journey into literary translation

University of Warwick

30/11/2017

 

Dr Michelle Min-Hsiu Liao

A multi-faith, multilingual, and multimodal study: Translations in St. Mungo Museum of Religious Life and Art

Herriot-Watt University

7/12/2017

 

Dr Sarah Maitland

Hermeneutics for translators; or, cultural translation in action

Goldsmiths, University of London

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