2017 events

October 2017

Why does language matter to translation?

  • Thursday 12 October 2017
  • Speaker: Professor Kirsten MalmkjÓ•r, University of Leicester

The role of interpreters in history: Analysis of several major historical events in early Sino-British contact

  • Thursday 19 October 2017
  • Speaker: Dr Binhua Wang, University of Leeds

Factors influencing the translator’s choice of foreignization and domestication in the translation into Arabic of neologisms and idioms in the Harry Potter series

  • Thursday 26 October 2017
  • Speaker: Alshaymaa Alharbi, University of Leicester

November 2017

Early modern Latin: Imagined community or universal language?

  • Thursday 2 November 2017
  • Speaker: Professor Sarah Knight, University of Leicester

History of translation and Euclid’s Elements

  • Thursday 16 November 2017
  • Speaker: Professor Myriam Salama-Carr, University of Manchester

Journeys in Translation

  • Thursday 23 November 2017
  • Poets and translators who will be taking part include Ambrose Musiyiwa, Elvire Roberts, Liz Byfield, and Pam Thompson
  • In association with the University of Sanctuary initiative and the Leicester Migration Network

A multi-faith, multilingual, and multimodal study: Translations in St. Mungo Museum of Religious Life and Art

  • Thursday 30 November 2017
  • Speaker: Dr Michelle Min-Hsiu Liao, Herriot-Watt University

December 2017

Hermeneutics for translators; or, cultural translation in action

  • Thursday 7 December 2017
  • Speaker: Dr Sarah Maitland, Goldsmiths, University of London