TRANSLATION AND DISRUPTION: GLOBAL AND LOCAL PERSPECTIVES – Saturday 4 November 2017

TRANSLATION AND DISRUPTION: GLOBAL AND LOCAL PERSPECTIVES Saturday 4 November 2017 Since Clayton Christensen’s seminal book Innovator’s Dilemma showed how a small-scale but innovative digital technology can overthrow large established businesses overnight, the idea of digital disruption has been causing both excitement and concern in businesses worldwide, from financial and legal services to entertainment distribution and the taxi industry. The world of translation is not immune to such upheavals […]

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[CFP] ACT/Unlimited! 2 Symposium Quality training, quality service in accessible live events

ACT/Unlimited! 2 Symposium Quality training, quality service in accessible live events The ACT project for its final conference is teaming up with the Unlimited! Symposium, which will take place in Barcelona on June 6th 2018, at the Residència d’Investigadors (Hospital, 64, 08001 Barcelona). Google Maps link. The ACT project is working on the definition of a new professional profile, that of the “Media Accessibility Expert/Manager […]

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TRANSLATION AND DISRUPTION: GLOBAL AND LOCAL PERSPECTIVES

TRANSLATION AND DISRUPTION: GLOBAL AND LOCAL PERSPECTIVES Saturday 4 November 2017 Since Clayton Christensen’s seminal book Innovator’s Dilemma showed how a small-scale but innovative digital technology can overthrow large established businesses overnight, the idea of digital disruption has been causing both excitement and concern in businesses worldwide, from financial and legal services to entertainment distribution and the taxi industry. The world of translation is not immune to such upheavals […]

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[CFP] 9th Annual International Translation Conference: Translation in the Digital Age: From Translation Tools to Shifting Paradigms

9th Annual International Translation Conference: Translation in the Digital Age: From Translation Tools to Shifting Paradigms March 27th – 28th  2018 Call for papers The time is past when digital technology in translation was no more than a supporting tool. The digital revolution is transforming the landscape of translation theory and practice. From translation memory tools to online corpora and databases, to […]

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Translation and Poetry (Panel)

Translation and Poetry (Panel) 16 October 2017, 17:00 – 19:00   Seminar Room SG2, Alison Richard Buildng. NB Different room today* Peter Robinson (Poet and Translator) María Mencía (Kingston University; e-poet-researcher) Olivia McCannon (Poet and Translator)  Moderator: Marcus Tomalin   Within the domain of literary translation, poetry has traditionally attracted a great deal of scholarly attention (Holmes 1970, 1988; Lefevere 1975, 1992; Bassnett 1980; Hermans 1985; Eco 2003; Robinson 2010; Jones 2011; Reynolds 2011, […]

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Innovation & Experimentalism in Translation and Translation Theory

Event Information Dates of Event 18th November 2017 – 19th November 2017 Last Booking Date for this Event 3rd November 2017 Description Innovative and experimental practices push the boundaries of a discipline, taking it in different directions, challenging existing thought and offering exciting new horizons. Innovation may come from outside – a challenge from other disciplines or cultures – or from within: a reaction against traditional approaches. At […]

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[conference] 31st Annual Conference of the Canadian Association for Translation Studies: Translation and Adaptation

Adaptation has long had a negative reception within the discipline of Translation Studies. It is quite normal to be confronted with negative perceptions of adaptation – long since regarded as ”the extreme limit of translation” (Vinay and Darbelnet 1958, Vázquez-Ayora 1977, among others), a distinctive translation operation, and even an ”act of betrayal” or ”a lack of respect” (Bensoussan 1988) – whenever matters […]

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[Conference] I MEDIA ACCESSIBILITY PLATFORM INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE

 I MEDIA ACCESSIBILITY PLATFORM INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE  (5-6th October 2017, Afundación, Vigo) Book of abstracts (downloadable version of the book of abstracts). MAPIC 2017 programme (downloadable version of the MAPIC programme).   DAY 1: THURSDAY – 5TH OCTOBER 2017 9:00 – 9:25  Welcome address by Salustiano Mato de la Iglesia (Rector, Universidade de Vigo), representatives from Vigo’s City Hall and the Galician Government. 9:25 – […]

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