[New publication] New Approaches to Translation, Conflict and Memory

New Approaches to Translation, Conflict and Memory: Narratives of the Spanish Civil War and the Dictatorship Edited by Lucía Pintado Gutiérrez and Alicia Castillo Villanueva Website: https://www.palgrave.com/gp/book/9783030006976   About this book: This interdisciplinary edited collection establishes a new dialogue between translation, conflict and memory studies focusing on fictional texts, reports from war zones and audiovisual representations of the Spanish Civil […]

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[New publication] A (Bio)Semiotic Theory of Translation The Emergence of Social-Cultural Reality, 1st Edition

A (Bio)Semiotic Theory of Translation: The Emergence of Social-Cultural Reality, 1st Edition By Kobus Marais Website: https://www.routledge.com/A-BioSemiotic-Theory-of-Translation-The-Emergence-of-Social-Cultural/Marais/p/book/9781138307377 About this book: This volume outlines a theory of translation, set within the framework of Peircean semiotics, which challenges the linguistic bias in translation studies by proposing a semiotic theory that accounts for all instances of translation, not only interlinguistic translation. In particular, […]

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[New publication] Translation or Transcreation? Discourses, Texts and Visuals , edited by Cinzia Spinzi, Alessandra Rizzo, Marianna Lya Zummo

Translation or Transcreation? Discourses, Texts and Visuals Edited by Cinzia Spinzi, Alessandra Rizzo, Marianna Lya Zummo   About this book: This wide-ranging collection brings together essays on a recent approach to translation known as transcreation. Together with new modes of translation, such as fansubbing, fandubbing, and crowdsourcing, transcreation has challenged the traditional structure of the translation market, the agency and […]

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[New publication] Perspectives, Volume 26, Issue 6: Special Issue on ‘Popular Fiction in Translation’

Perspectives, Volume 26, Issue 6: Special Issue on ‘Popular Fiction in Translation’ Edited by Diana Bianchi & Federico Zanettin   ‘Under surveillance’. An introduction to popular fiction in translation Diana Bianchi & Federico Zanettin Abstract: The translation of popular fiction is an under researched field within Translation Studies, with a very limited number of general studies and a few articles […]

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[New publication] Critical Essay: ‘Academic Grievance Studies and the Corruption of Scholarship’

Academic Grievance Studies and the Corruption of Scholarship Helen Pluckrose, James A. Lindsay and Peter Boghossian This essay, although hopefully accessible to everyone, is the most thorough breakdown of the study and written for those who are already somewhat familiar with the problems of ideologically-motivated scholarship, radical skepticism and cultural constructivism. Link to the website: https://areomagazine.com/2018/10/02/academic-grievance-studies-and-the-corruption-of-scholarship/ Part I: Introduction Something […]

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[New publication] Babel: Volume 64, Issue 1, 2018

Babel: Volume 64, Issue 1, 2018 Between invisibility and over-visibility: Self-perception and user expectations of liaison interpreters in business settings Binghan Zheng, Xia Xiang Abstract: Recent research on liaison interpreting shows that the interpreters’ role in communicative events includes language facilitator and intercultural mediator. Being empowered with more coordinating functions rather than regarded as invisible conduits, however, how do interpreters […]

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[New publication] Interpreting: Volume 20, Issue 2, 2018

Interpreting: Volume 20, Issue 2, 2018 Link to this issue: https://www.jbe-platform.com/content/journals/1569982x/browse Mixed-methods research in interpreting studies: A methodological review (2004–2014) Chao Han Abstract: Interpreting Studies (IS) has emerged as an interdisciplinary enterprise, using a diverse array of research methods derived from postpositivist and constructivist paradigms to investigate interpreting/translational phenomena. Mixed-methods research (MMR), which should enable both Erklärung (explanation) and Verstehen […]

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[New publication] Translation, Cognition & Behavior – Volume 1, Issue 2, 2018

Translation, Cognition & Behavior – Volume 1, Issue 2, 2018 Link to this issue: https://www.jbe-platform.com/content/journals/25425285/1/2 Processing of grammatical metaphor: Insights from controlled translation and reading experiments Arndt Heilmann, Tatiana Serbina, Stella Neumann Abstract: This paper investigates cognitive effort invested in the translation and reading of grammatical metaphor. It is based on the results of two experiments conducted using the methods […]

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[New publication] Russian Journal of Linguistics (22: 3): STUDIES IN SEMANTICS – For Anna Wierzbicka’s anniversary

Russian Journal of Linguistics (22: 3): STUDIES IN SEMANTICS – For Anna Wierzbicka’s anniversary Link to the Full Issue: http://journals.rudn.ru/linguistics/issue/viewIssue/1103/241 ‘Anna Wierzbicka, Words and the World’ by Gladkova A.N., Larina T.V. Abstract: This introduction to the Special Issue summarises Anna Wierzbicka’s contribution to the linguistic study of meaning. It presents the foundations of the approach known as the Natural Semantic […]

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[New publication] Mutual Images Journal: Vol 4 (2018): Japan and Asia: Representations of Selfness and Otherness

Mutual Images Journal Vol 4 (2018): Japan and Asia: Representations of Selfness and Otherness Table of Contents Articles Deconstructing Japanese avant-garde as epigonism Olga Isaeva Japan and Korea in the mirror of cinema: Selfness and Otherness between mutual understanding and recurrent nationalisms Fabio Domenico Palumbo Spaces of sympathy: The role of Asia in contemporary Japanese popular cinema Seán Hudson Interrogating […]

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