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Barcelona Summer School – Literary Translation

16 May 2011


Barcelona Summer School – Literary Translation

Colleagues in East Asian Studies at the Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona, a democratic, independent university in Catalunya, Spain, are running a PhD Summer School . The school, now in its third year, is organised by the Departament de Traducció i Interpretació. It lasts a week. It aims to encourage exchange of ideas and experiences among young researchers and to provide a forum at which students and teachers can talk together about their interests. It consists of seminars, workshops and tutorials led by well-known colleagues in the field. This year’s guest speakers are:

Dr Martha P.Y. Cheung, Centre for Translation of Hong Kong Baptist University. Beyond ethnocentrism and into the postnationalist era. Chinese Translation Studies in the twenty-first century

Dr Indra Levy, Department of Asian Languages. Stanford University, EUA. The culture of translation in modern Japan

Dr Deborah Folaron, Département d’Etudes Françaises et de Traduction, Concordia University, Montreal, Canada. “Web theory & Translation”. Technologies, translation and social implications, in particular through the Web

Dr Martha Pulido, Universidad de Antioquía, Colombia. Desde las teorías generales de la traducción hasta la traducción en Iberoamérica

Dr Fabio Alves, Universidade Federal de Minas Gerais, Brasil. El uso del “rastreamiento ocular” (eyetracking) en la investigación en traducción. Medición de la relación entre esfuerzo de procesamiento y efecto cognitivo.

Dates: 27 June- 1 July 2011.
Application deadline: 31 May. Limited number of places.

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