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Fri Feb 03 2012

Confs: Translation/Finland

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        1.     Irmeli Helin , MultiMeDialecTrans2012

Message 1: MultiMeDialecTrans2012
Date: 02-Feb-2012
From: Irmeli Helin <irmhelutu.fi>
Subject: MultiMeDialecTrans2012
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Short Title: MMDT2010

Date: 03-May-2012 - 05-May-2012
Location: Turku, Finland
Contact: Irmeli Helin
Contact Email: < click here to access email >
Meeting URL: http://mmdtgroup.net/2011/09/26/call-for-paper-mmdt-turku-2012/

Linguistic Field(s): Pragmatics; Sociolinguistics; Translation

Meeting Description:

MultiMeDialecTranslation - MMDT2012
5th Conference of the Translation of Dialects and Dialects in Multimedia
University of Turku (Finland)
3-5 May 2012

The conference is directed at academics from various disciplines as well as translators and students who are interested in the translation of dialects in multimedia contexts. The conference will concentrate on a complex, interdisciplinary subject area involving linguistics, communication studies, film studies and translation studies as well as other areas of cultural studies, sociology and other disciplines. The main topics to be covered at the conference include dubbing, subtitling films in dialect and linguistic varieties; theatre translation; cultural transfer processes in the characteristics of dialects; archaisms, regionalisms, varieties in the continuum between dialect and standard language; diglossia (national language and regional or local language; ‘official’ and ‘non-official’ language); the use of new technologies in the translation of dialect.

More information about evening programs and excursions will be provided later on.

Keynote Speakers:

Prof. Kaisa Häkkinen, University of Turku, Finland
Prof. Camilla Wide, University of Turku, Finland
Prof. Silvija Borovnik, University of Maribor, Slovenia
Prof. Giovanni Nadiani, University of Bologna, Forlì, Italy

Registration: irmhelutu.fi
Conference fee: Euros 60,00, students Euros 30,00


Thursday 3 May 2012

11.30 - 12.00
Registration, Signum, University of Turku, Koskenniemenkatu 4

12.15 - 13.00
Welcome by Organizers (Scientific Team) and representatives of the University

13.15 - 14.15
Plenary presentation, Professor Kaisa Häkkinen, University of Turku, School of Languages and Translation Studies

14.15 - 14.45

14.45 - 17.30
Parallel sessions

Evening programme

Friday 4 May 2012

9.15 - 10.15
Plenary presentation, Professor Camilla Wide, University of Turku, School of Languages and Translation Studies

10.15 - 10.45

10.45 - 12.30
Parallel sessions

12.30 - 13.30

13.30 - 15.00
Parallel sessions

15.00 - 15.30

15.30 - 16.30
Plenary presentation, Professor Giovanni Nadiani, University of Bologna, Forlì

Sightseeing in Turku or excursion to the archipelago by boat

Saturday 5 May 2012

9.15 - 10.15
Plenary presentation, Professor Silvija Borovnik, University of Maribor, Dept. of Slavic Languages and Literatures

10.15 - 10.30

10.30 - 12.30
Parallel sessions

12.30 - 13.30
Closing session: Panel discussion 'Further development of MMDT' (Scientific Team + invited participants) and invitation to the symposium of the year 2014 (University of Budapest 2014).

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