Interpreting Dissent

Narratives about American Sign Language-English Interpreting for the Deaf President Now Protest Doctoral Defense, Mark Halley Galludet University 12 November 2018   In 1988, a one-week protest unfolded on the campus of Gallaudet University in Washington, DC as thousands of deaf students and community activists gathered, determined to derail the Gallaudet University Board of Trustees’ decision to appoint a hearing

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IATIS 2018 Conference Videos

Conference Videos & Photos   With the consent of the five keynote speakers, the Local Organizing Committee of the 6th IATIS Conference is pleased to make available the videos of the five keynote speeches of the 6th IATIS Conference online at HKBUtube, which is managed by the Library of Hong Kong Baptist University.       Inaugurating Translations Speaker: Lydia

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Researching Collaborative Translation in the Context of Contemporary Protest

Lecture by Mona Baker Hong Kong Baptist University, 7-8 April 2016 The Individual and/vs the Collective: Researching Collaborative Translation in the Context of Contemporary Protest While interest in collaborative forms of translation has grown noticeably in recent years, little has been done to examine the tension between the individual and the collective in different types of collaborative environment. Specifically, no

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Mosireen Subtitling Workshop

Mosireen Subtitling Workshop, 30 April 2014, held at ADEF (Arab Digital Expression Foundation), Cairo This workshop was held for activist subtitlers, particularly those associated with Mosireen, and coordinated by Katharine Halls, Salma El-Tarzi and Danya Nada. It was delivered by Dr Luis Perez-Gonzalez and introduced by Professor Mona Baker, both from the University of Manchester, UK. Download the Powerpoint 

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Hear Michel Foucault Deliver His Lecture on “Truth and Subjectivity” at UC Berkeley, In English (1980)

Michel Foucault first arrived at the University of California, Berkeley in 1975. By this time, he was already a celebrity in France. He had just published his enormously influential history and critique of the penal system, Discipline and Punish, and he occupied a position at the prestigious Collège de France as chair in the “history of systems of thought,” a position he created for

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