Literary translation and strategies for translating poetry

Format: Webinar presentations
Topic: Language specific courses

Course summary
Start time:Mar 11, 2014 14:00 GMT     Add to calendar

Duration: 90 minutes.

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Language:English
Summary:Translating literature involves more than looking up for “equivalents”!
Description
The webinar will focus on different aspects and issues related to literary translation in general and to the translation of poetic texts in particular and on the transfer and the application of the knowledge acquired to the field of one’s job performances. The course aims then at presenting the debate about key issues and at confronting models of research.

The course also provides participants with practical advice and useful links to take the first steps in the world of literary translation and to meet other translators in order to share access to information.
Target audience
Students and translators who want to know more about literary translation and who are attracted by the task of offering foreign language literary texts in their own culture.
Learning objectives
Getting to know various aspects of translation research and models and becoming aware of the consequences of particular approaches. Identifying what different translation methods have in common to develop one’own mode of thought and expression.
Prerequisites
None
Program
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- What is literature?
- Distinctive elements of prose and poetry
- Different approaches to translation
- The task of the translator
- Practical advice and useful links
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• Required: Windows® 8, 7, Vista, XP or 2003 Server
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• Internet Connection Required: Cable modem, DSL, or better Internet connection
• Recommended: Dual-core 2.4GHz CPU or faster with 2GB of RAM (recommended)

For Mac®-based Users:

• Required: Mac OS® X 10.6 – Leopard® or newer
• Required: Safari™ 3.0 or newer, Firefox® 3.0 or newer or Google™ Chrome™ 5.0 or newer (JavaScript™ and Java™ enabled)
• Internet Connection Required: Cable modem, DSL, or better Internet connection
• Required: Intel processor (1GB of RAM or better recommended)

To Use VoIP (microphone and speakers or headset):

• Required: Fast Internet connection (384 kbps or more recommended)
• Required: speakers or headset (USB headset recommended)
• NOT required: Microphone - attendees can communicate with the trainer through incorporated chat.

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Trainer
 emilia de paola    View feedback | View all courses
Bio: Emilia De Paola is an experienced language and literature teacher working in a High School (Scientific Studies) and a professional translator, member of AITI (Associazione Italiana Traduttori ed Interpreti). Since the beginning of her career she has been translating about town planning, finance, commerce, law, economics, genetics, chemistry and medicine for various job posters (University, Comune di Napoli etc.) as well as brochures and captions of findings of museums. Since 2006 she has been working on the localization of websites in English and in Italian and cooperating (translations of tourism, games, software) with agencies in Europe, in China, in the United States. Since 2007 she has been carrying out also translations of books of poetry, environmental studies, EU patents, airlines, food and drinks as well as translation of articles for publication in medical journals.

She has also experienced teaching Physics in English. As a trainer and a sworn-certified linguist she has supported students and young professionals interested in acquiring competences enabling them to live and work worldwide.
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Literary translation and strategies for translating poetry

Keith C Identity Verified
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Have not received the link to registerMar 11, 2014

It is now 9:30 am ET, and I have not yet received the link to the link to register.

Thank you for your help.


 
Have not received the link to registerMar 11, 2014

Keith C wrote:

It is now 9:30 am ET, and I have not yet received the link to the link to register.

Thank you for your help.


Hello Keith,

From your profile wallet and training registration page your training payment has not been processed. Can you please check this and submit a support request with your payment details? Thanks!

Helen


 

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