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Full Title: Interdisciplinary Approaches to Translation

Short Title: InATra Translation
Location: Bydgoszcz, Poland
Start Date: 27-Mar-2014 - 28-Mar-2014
Contact: Anna Baczkowska
Meeting Email: click here to access email
Meeting URL: http://www.inatra.eu
Meeting Description: The aim of the conference is to present issues explored in audiovisual translation studies (dubbing, subtitling, voice over, etc.) from a number of theoretical and empirical perspectives. The conference themes will revolve around, but will not be limited to, the following issues:

- CAT tools
- Corpus linguistics in AVT
- Multimodality in AVT
- Cognitive linguistics in AVT
- Pragmatic aspects of AVT (translation of compliments, taboo words, greetings and leave-takings, phatics, im/politeness, discourse markers, humour, etc.)
- Discursive approaches in AVT
- Psycholinguistic approaches to AVT
- Culture- and language-specific issues in AVT
- transferring literature onto the screen
- Didactics of AVT
- Subtitler training
- Functional and communicative approaches to AVT
- Translation norms in AVT
- Qualitative and quantitative methods in AVT
- Statistical methods in AVT analysis
- Accessibility to the media (audio description, subtitling for the deaf and hard of hearing, audio subtitling), etc.

Invited Speakers:

Łukasz Bogucki (University of Łódź, Poland)
Frederic Chaume (Universitat Jaume I, Spain)
Jorge Díaz Cintas (Imperial College, London)
Dan McIntyre (University of Huddersfield, UK)
Jan Pedersen (Stockholm University)
Silvia Bruti (University of Pisa)
Laura Incalcaterra McLaughlin (National University of Ireland)
Linguistic Subfield: Translation
LL Issue: 24.3516

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