The Routledge Handbook of Translation and Health

Edited by Şebnem Susam-Saraeva and Eva Spišiaková Copyright Year 2021 ISBN 9781138335349 The Routledge Handbook of Translation and Health provides a bridge between translation studies and the burgeoning field of health humanities, which seeks novel ways of understanding health and illness. As discourses around health and illness are dependent on languages for their transmission, impact, spread, acceptance and rejection in

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Who You’re Reading When You’re Reading Arab Women

When Arab women are translated into English, the characters often reflect the prejudices of Westerners M. Lynx Qualey M. Lynx Qualey is founding editor of the translation-community website ArabLit Newlines Magazine, April 9, 2021   Arab women’s writing was slow to be translated from Arabic to English. Eighteenth and 19th century Orientalists focused largely on canonizing medieval men. Certainly, their

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Rebecca Johnson’s ‘Stranger Fictions: The History of the Novel in Arabic Translation’

In Stranger Fictions: A History of the Novel in Arabic Translation, Rebecca C.  Johnson looks at the role that literary translations and adaptations played in the Arabic novel of the late nineteenth and early twentieth centuries: By Tugrul Mende Through Johnson’s book, we get a glimpse of literary consumption, productions, and circulation during the Nahda period — the final decades of the nineteenth

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English translation: Janice Deul’s opinion piece about Gorman/Rijneveld

by Haidee Kotze Medium, 18 March 2021   What follows is an English translation of Janice Deul’s opinion piece (in Dutch) published by De Volkskrant (25 February 2021), carried out with her permission. The article prompted widespread debate; the interpretations of many of the subsequent contributors to this debate raise questions about their engagement with the article itself. This translation

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25 years of The Translator: Mona Baker, Moira Inghilleri and Dirk Delabastita in conversation with Sue-Ann Harding and Loredana Polezzi

The Translator Volume 26, No. 3, 2020 Pages 297-309 | Published online: 11 Jan 2021   OPEN ACCESS   This conversation, which took place in the summer of 2020, traces 25 years of publishing The Translator, from its inception and early days, to its establishment as a leading international publication in the field of Translation Studies, to the move from St

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Translaboration in Analogue and Digital Practice: Labour, Power, Ethics

Edited by Cornelia Zwischenberger (University of Vienna, Austria) and Alexa Alfer (University of Westminster, UK), contracted with Frank & Timme, Berlin Translaboration, as an essentially ‘blended concept” (Fauconnier & Turner 2002), responds to the confluence of ‘translation’ and ‘collaboration’ that is increasingly widespread not only in Translation Studies but also in a range of neighbouring disciplines. Translaboration’s central aim is

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Associate Professor in Translation Studies, Sultan Qaboos University

    Job Announcement: Sultan Qaboos University, the leading public university in the Sultanate of Oman, announces a vacancy in Translation Studies with the following specifications:     Date of appointment: September, 2021   Rank: Associate Professor   Conditions: Specialization focus on translation technologies and/or audio-visual translation Minimum of 6 years of teaching experience in the broader area of Translation

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Translating the Crisis

Politics and Culture in Spain after the 15M by Fruela Fernández Copyright Year 2021 Translating the Crisis discusses the multiple translation practices that shaped the 15M movement, also known as the indignados (‘outraged’), a series of mass demonstrations and occupations of squares that took place across Spain in 2011 and which played a central role in the recent global wave of popular protest.

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British Council/University of Jordan Symposium, Amman, 5-7 September 2013

Translation and Interpreting as Social Practice   Speakers: Mona Baker, Ebru Diriker, Farzaneh Farahzad, Carol O’Sullivan, Christopher Rundle Location: University of Jordan Sponsor: British Council, Jordan Attendance is free. Note: attendance at Public Event at the end of the (closed) British Academy Workshop, 4 September 2013, is also free. This event is open to the public. To register, or if you have

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