[New publication] Roberto A. Valdeón (ed.) Contemporary Approaches to Translation Theory and Practice

Contemporary Approaches to Translation Theory and Practice Edited by Roberto A. Valdeón About this book: This book gathers together for the first time the editors of some of the most prestigious Translation Studies journals, and serves as a showcase of the academic and geographical diversity of the discipline. The collection includes a discussion on the intralinguistic translation of Romeo and […]

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[New publication] Translatologia, Vol 2 No 1 (2018): Between Film and Translation: Synergies, Contexts, Intersections

Vol 2 No 1 (2018): Between Film and Translation: Synergies, Contexts, Intersections Summary: TRANSLATOLOGIA no. 1/2018 investigates selected aspects of film communication and film translation, focusing on synergies between both areas. Researching the contexts and intersections of audiovisual communication and translation, authors focus on AVT history, application, meaning manipulation and interpretation as well as AVT training. Link: http://www.translatologia.ukf.sk/index.php/1111 Audiovisual translation […]

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[New publication] Australian Humanities Review, 63

Australian Humanities Review, 63 Essay: Kathleen Mary Fallon’s Paydirt: White Foster Mothering and the Stolen Generations by Jane Messer and Victoria Brookman Special Section: Uncanny Objects in the Anthropocene, guest editors Hannah Stark, Katrina Schlunke and Penny Edmonds Introduction: Uncanny Objects in the Anthropocene by Hannah Stark, Katrina Schlunke and Penny Edmonds Thinking with Sharks: Racial Terror, Species Extinction and […]

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[New publication] The Interpreter and Translator Trainer, 12 (4)

The Interpreter and Translator Trainer, 12 (4) An integrated curricular design for computer-assisted translation tools: developing technical expertise Mónica Rodríguez-Castro Abstract: Increasing project complexity and a high level of specialization in the language industry have resulted in a demand for translation professionals with sophisticated technical skills. This has made computer-assisted translation (CAT) tools indispensable for translators in order to meet […]

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[New publication] Translation Spaces, 7 (2)

Translation Spaces, 7 (2) Link: https://www.ingentaconnect.com/content/jbp/ts/2018/00000007/00000002   Of ostriches, pyramids, and Swiss cheese Carmen Canfora and Angelika Ottmann Abstract: Risk management for translations is a relatively new topic in translation science. Damages caused by translation errors can have grave consequences for all agents involved in the translation process, especially in safety-critical sectors. In these sectors, effective models and instruments for […]

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[New publication] International Journal of Comparative Literature & Translation Studies, 6 (3)

International Journal of Comparative Literature & Translation Studies, 6 (3) Link: http://www.journals.aiac.org.au/index.php/IJCLTS/issue/view/195 Articles: Extra-Legal Legality: Orientalism and Biopolitics in a State of Exception Igbinedion Obaretin Abstract: With recourse to the poetry of Guantanamo’s detainees, this article describes the extra-legal legality that typifies the conception and activities of post-9/11 terror-suspect prison camps. It argues that the state of exception, which has […]

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[New publication] Machine Translation, 32 (4)

Machine Translation, 32 (4) Reassessing the proper place of man and machine in translation: a pre-translation scenario Julia Ive, Aurélien Max and François Yvon Abstract: Traditionally, human–machine interaction to reach an improved machine translation (MT) output takes place ex-post and consists of correcting this output. In this work, we investigate other modes of intervention in the MT process. We propose a Pre-Edition protocol […]

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[New publication] 編譯論叢: 第十一卷 第二期( 2018 年 9 月)Compilation and Translation Review, 11(2)

編譯論叢: 第十一卷 第二期( 2018 年 9 月)Compilation and Translation Review, 11(2) Link: http://ctr.naer.edu.tw/ 中華獨立美術協會與早期「超現實主義」譯介 陳慶 (The Chinese Independent Art Association and the Early Translation of “Surrealism” in China by Qing Chen) 中華獨立美術協會不僅是民國時期重要的前衛美術社團,也是中國第一個全面譯介「超現實主義」的群體。在他們將這個域外藝術觀念譯介入中國的過程中,最為明顯的特徵是在「超現實主義」的語義層中加入「現實性」這個當時中國美術界的進步話語,從而令這場原本旨在譯介域外新銳美術觀念的行動,演變成一場針對專有名詞的改造。然而,這一改造卻使得被譯介入中國的「超現實主義」語義含混,指向曖昧,反而割裂了它與當時本土的美術語境形成互動與溝通的可能,並成為中華獨立美術協會過早解散的內在深層原因。 The Chinese Independent Art Association not only became an important avant-garde art association during the Republican period after 1912, but it was also the first group to carry […]

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[New publication] Fachsprache: Journal of Professional and Scientific Communication, 40 (3-4)

Fachsprache: Journal of Professional and Scientific Communication, 40 (3-4) Link: https://ejournals.facultas.at/index.php/fachsprache/issue/view/197 Articles: Improving English L2 Writing in Web Communication: Can Peer Feedback Help? Marian Flanagan and Carmen Heine Abstract: As teachers of English as a second language (L2) in web communication, our aim is to help L2 students improve their spoken and written English language skills. Teacher feedback has been […]

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[New publication] Terminology, 24 (2)

Terminology, 24 (2) Articles: Building controlled bilingual terminologies for the municipal domain and evaluating them using a coverage estimation approach Rei Miyata and Kyo Kageura Abstract: This article examines the status of constructed controlled terminologies from the perspective of the coverage of terms/concepts. To facilitate controlled authoring of Japanese texts of the municipal domain and promote machine translatability into English, […]

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