It was about one and a half years ago that I finally I arrived where I had always wanted to be and do what I had always wanted-- teach students, support small language communities and conduct research on African languages on my doorstep. The University of Cape Town and my new colleagues welcomed my efforts to establish the Centre for African Language Diversity-- CALDi as well as The African Language Archive-- TALA and I was recently appointed the Mellon Research Chair: African Language Diversity this initiative. The main aim of CALDi is to train young African scholars in descriptive linguistics and open up space for research into African languages at UCT with the hopes of countering the dominance of African linguistics outside the continent. It has been a great challenge for which my whole career has been a form of preparation...Read more
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This Liber Amicorum for Peter Newmark is a collection of essays from scholars throughout the world concerned with the theory and the teaching of translation. Subjects covered include both technical and literary translation.
1. Introduction - Gunilla Anderman and Margaret Rogers 2.An Interview with Peter Newmark - Monica Pedrola (University of Trieste)
PART I - WORD: 3. The Translator and the Word: The Pros and Cons of Dictionaries in Translation - Janet Fraser (University of Westminster)
4. On the Perils of Particle Translation - Gunilla Anderman
5. Accuracy in Translation - Viggo Hjxrnager Pedersen (University of Copenhagen) 6. Friends, False Friends and Foes or Back to Basics in L1 and L2 Translation - John M. Dodds (University of Trieste)
7. Training Translators in a 'Third Language' - Reiner Arntz (University of Hildesheim, Germany).
PART II - CONTEXT: 8. The Role of Contexts in Translating - Eugene A. Nida (University of Michigan) 9. Translation Theory, Translating Theory and the Sentence - Candace Siguinot (York University, Canada) 10. The ultimate confort: Word, Text and the Translation of Tourist Brochures - Mary Snell-Hornby (University of Vienna) 11. Translating Terms in Text - Margaret Rogers (University of Surrey)
PART III - TEXT: 12. Words and Texts - Which Are Translated? A Study in Dialects - Albrecht Neubert (University of Leipzig, Germany) 13. Translating the Introductory Paragraph of Boris Pasternak's Doctor
Zhivago - Jan Firbas (Masaryk University, Czech Republic) 14. Translating Prismatic Poetry - David Connolly 15. How Come the Translation of a Limerick Can Have Four Lines (or Can It)? - Gideon Toury (Tel Aviv University) 16. The Source Text in Translation Assessment - Gerard McAlester (Tampere University, Finland)
PART IV - AND BEYOND: 17. Electronic Corpora as Tools for Translation - Hans Lindquist (Vdxjv University, Sweden) 18. The Writing on the Screen - Sylfest Lomheim (Agder College, Norway)
19. Translating for Children - Eithne O'Connell (Dublin City University)
20. Translation and Language Games in the Balkans - Piotr Kuhiwczak (University of Warwick) 21. ADNOM - A Project that Faded Away - Patrick Chaffey (University of Oslo) 22. From Anonymous Parasites to Transformation Agents - Simon S. C. Chau (Hong Kong Baptist University)