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Advertising and Localization  

Christophe Declercq

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Mar 2011
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Sep 2012
Localization refers to taking a product and making it linguistically and culturally appropriate to the target locale where it will be used and sold. Within global marketing, localization ... More

Bilingual Interpretation Rules As A Component Of Language Rights In Canada  

Michel Bastarache

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Mar 2012
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Nov 2012
In Canada, a few groups enjoy explicit constitutional recognition, including certain official language minorities and aboriginals. In light of the constitutional history of Canada, the ... More

Challenges To The Legal Translator  

Susan Šarčević

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Mar 2012
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Nov 2012
Focusing on the link between law, language, and culture, J. B. White notes that legal translation is a ‘necessarily imperfect process’. This article focuses on challenges to legal ... More

Conference Interpreting  

Franz Pöchhacker

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Mar 2011
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Sep 2012
This article introduces the concept of conference interpreting. It describes the origins and evolution of conference interpreting as a profession. Within the field of translation studies, ... More

Consecutive Interpreting  

Franz Pöchhacker

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Mar 2011
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Sep 2012
This article introduces the concept of consecutive interpreting, which is associated with the domain of conference interpreting, but it also comes up in connection with liaison ... More

Constitutional Interpretation  

Robert W. Bennett

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Mar 2012
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Nov 2012
Contemporary debates about constitutional interpretation in the United States seem fixated on what is called ‘originalism’, the view that, regardless of when some constitutional issue ... More

Courtroom Interpreting  

Ludmila Stern

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Mar 2011
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Sep 2012
This article describes the concept of courtroom interpretation. Legal interpreting is a branch of interpreting conducted when speakers of different languages have to communicate in legal ... More

Cultural Poetics (Ethnopoetics)  

Anthony K. Webster

This article argues for the continuing importance of ethnopoetics/cultural poetics in the work of linguists and anthropologists. A heuristic definition of ethnopoetics (or cultural ... More

Electronic Tools and Resources for Translators  

Dorothy Kenny

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Mar 2011
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Sep 2012
Translation is a highly technologized profession. This article describes tools and resources associated with the work of translators. These include electronic dictionaries, termbanks, ... More

European Thinking on Secular Translation  

Kevin Windle and Anthony Pym

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Mar 2011
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Sep 2012
This article gives an overview of the evolution of translation studies and practices. Translation for much of its history has existed as a practice without a theory. The history of ... More

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