Joint Seminar Series (Heriot-Watt/Edinburgh University)

Translation Studies Research 2016-2017

Semester 1

1.Tiina Tuominem, University of Glasgow
Finnish Subtitlers and Their Virtual Professional Project
Wed., 5 Oct. 2016, 4.30-6.00pm, University of Edinburgh

2. Adam Schembri, University of Birmingham
Gesture, speech and sign: new perspectives on multimodal communication (and their relevance for interpreting)
Wed., 26 Oct. 2016, 4.30-6.00pm, Heriot-Watt University

3. Anna Strowe, University of Manchester
Media Power and Activist Disruption: The "Arabian Street Artists", Homeland, and transdiegetic translational narrative
Wed., 2 Nov. 2016, 4.30-6.00pm, University of Edinburgh

4. Elisabet Tiselius, Stockholm University
Communication over Language Barriers in Childhood Cancer Care: Interpreters and other tools
Wed., 23 Nov. 2016, 4.30-6.00pm, Heriot-Watt University

Venues
•at University of Edinburgh: Project Room, 50 George Square.
•at Heriot Watt University: MBG20.

Semester 2:

1. Serena Bassi, Cardiff University
Subjectivity, language and the neoliberal regimes of translation
Wed., 18 Jan. 2017, 4.30-6.00pm, University of Edinburgh

2. Karen Seago, University of London
On translating genre: the case of crime fiction
Wed., 22 Feb. 2017, 4.30-6.00pm, University of Edinburgh

3. Geraldine Brodie, University College London
Visible theatre translation: subtitles, surtitles and supertitles
Wed., 1 Mar. 2017, 4.30-6.00pm, Heriot-Watt University

4. Raffaela Merlini, University of Macerata
Shifting viewpoints: from Cubist painting to DI research
Wed., 22 Mar. 2017, 4.30-6.00pm, Heriot-Watt University

Venues
•at University of Edinburgh: Project Room, 50 George Square.
•at Heriot Watt University: MBG20.