[Job Vacancy] California State University, Long Beach, RGRLL/CLA

California State University, Long Beach, RGRLL/CLA Position ID: CSULB–RGRLL/CLA–ASSTPROFESSOR [#13762, 2608] Position Title: Assistant Professor Position Type: Tenured/Tenure-track faculty Position Location: Long Beach, California 90840, United States [map] Subject Areas: Romance Languages and Literatures Translation Studies Starting Date: 2020/08/17 Appl Deadline: 2019/11/15 (posted 2019/05/16, listed until 2020/05/06) Position Description:   Apply     CALIFORNIA STATE UNIVERSITY, LONG BEACH  College of Liberal Arts, Department of Romance, […]

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[New publication] Translation Spaces, 8 (1): Corpus-Based Research in Legal and Institutional Translation

Corpus-Based Research in Legal and Institutional Translation   The use of corpora in legal and institutional translation studies: Directions and applications, by Fernando Prieto Ramos Abstract: Research in legal and institutional translation within the realm of Legal Translation Studies (LTS) has greatly benefited from embracing the advances of Corpus Linguistics in the past few decades. This paper provides an overview […]

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[Event] 52nd Intersteno Congress Cagliari, Italy, 13-19 July 2019

Conferences – call for papers Geopolitics and Internet-based communication is changing the world at a very fast pace. Accordingly, the leaders of the world are called to change their rhetoric, thus influencing discourse in general. For this reason, and thanks to technological progress in the field of information and communication processing, the professions related to speech capturing are undergoing profound […]

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[Event] Intermedia 2019, 19-20 September 2019, Poland

Intermedia 2019: 5th International Conference on Audiovisual Translation INTERMEDIA Dates: 19-20 September 2019 Venue: Institute of Applied Linguistics, University of Warsaw, Poland Sponsored by Polish Association of Audiovisual Translators and the European Association for Studies in Screen Translation Registration: Early bird registration: by 15 June 2019 Regular registration: by 31 August 2019 Link: https://intermedia.ils.uw.edu.pl/ Call for papers The major themes […]

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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] Mediation Strategies: Special issue of Language Problems and Language Planning 42 (3), 2018

Mediation Strategies: Special issue of Language Problems and Language Planning, 42 (3) edited by Anthony Pym Table of contents: Why mediation strategies are important, Anthony Pym Abstract: Mediation strategies are deployed when people use translation, interpreting, lingua francas, intercomprehension, language learning, or any combination of these to communicate in situations where there is more than one language in play. Such […]

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[News] The Yale Translation Initiative

Translation Studies is focus of new interdisciplinary program at the MacMillan Center Developing new topics, directions, and methodologies in the study of translation lies at the heart of the work of the Yale Translation Initiative, an interdisciplinary effort to promote the study of translation at Yale. The new program is housed at the Whitney and Betty MacMillan Center for International […]

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[New publication] The Routledge Handbook of Audiovisual Translation

The Routledge Handbook of Audiovisual Translation Edited by Luis Pérez-González About this book: The Routledge Handbook of Audiovisual Translation provides an accessible, authoritative and comprehensive overview of both the key modalities of audiovisual translation and the main theoretical frameworks, research methods and themes in this rapidly developing field. Divided into four parts with 32 state-of-the-art chapters from leading international scholars, the […]

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[New publication] Internet Pragmatics: Vol. 1:1, 2018

Introducing internet pragmatics Chaoqun Xie and Francisco Yus The internet and internet-mediated life have presented new issues and challenges for research on pragmatics. When analysing the application of pragmatics to internet-mediated communication, a possibility is to set up a number of layers and study the contributions that traditional pragmatic schools can make to this new research area. These layers include, […]

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[News] Lost in (mis)translation? English take on Korean novel has critics up in arms

Lost in (mis)translation? English take on Korean novel has critics up in arms Claire Armitstead A row over Han Kang’s award-winning novella The Vegetarian highlights the unavoidable difficulties of importing a novel from a very different language – but literal translation too often results in poor books. Another week, another round in what I shall henceforth refer to as Han […]

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