Paratextual Framing: Theory and Methodology

First International Research Training Event Organised by the Jiao Tong Baker Centre for Translation and Intercultural Studies Shanghai, China 29-30 June 2018   Workshop Leaders Dr Sameh Hanna, University of Leeds, UK Professor Mona Baker, Director of the Jiao Tong Baker Centre for Translation & Intercultural Studies A growing number of studies are now acknowledging the role that paratexts play […]

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IATIS Call for Volunteer English-into-Chinese Translators

  Dear all, IATIS (the International Association of Translation and Intercultural Studies) is currently looking for Translation Studies scholars willing to undertake volunteer English-into-Chinese (繁體中文/complex characters) translations for translating the abstracts of its 6th international conference (Hong Kong, July 2018) in an innovative online environment. To facilitate the coordination and the translation of hundreds of abstracts, IATIS has launched a partnership […]

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A Toronto imam was accused of hate-preaching against Jews

But that wasn’t the whole story Ayman Elkasrawy’s controversial prayers sparked outrage and condemnation from many, including members of his own faith. In the aftermath, he reached out to the Jewish community to educate himself and learn from his mistakes. Still, a key question remained unanswered: did he really say what he was accused of saying?    By JENNIFER YANG, Identity […]

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