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Accessible Filmmaking and Media Accessibility  

Pablo Romero-Fresco

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Jun 2020
Despite their importance in the reception and distribution of films, translation and accessibility have traditionally been neglected in the film industry. They are regarded as an ... More

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 is ... 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 interpreting ... 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

Corpus Statistics for Empirical Translation Studies  

Michael P. Oakes

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Jun 2020
In recent years a number of authors have made good use of statistical texts in empirical translation studies. These tests are well established in the scientific literature but have only ... More

Corpus Translation and Interpreting Studies  

Sara Laviosa and Sofia Malamatidou

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Jun 2020
Since their introduction in translation and interpreting studies in the 1990s, computerized corpora have given rise to a substantial body of descriptive and applied research that is ... 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 or ... 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 poetics) ... More

Designing Terminology Resources for Environmental Translation  

Pamela Faber and Pilar León Araúz

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Jun 2020
A well-designed terminological knowledge base is a structured repository of linguistic data, which is enriched with metadata and structured according to specific classification schemes and ... 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

Eurolects and EU Legal Translation  

Łucja Biel

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Jun 2020
In the European Union, legal discourses involve an unprecedented degree of mediation by translators and filtering through 24 official languages. Combined with a complex array of ... 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

Fifty Years of Multilingual Interpretation in the European Union  

Cornelis J. W. Baaij

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Mar 2012
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Nov 2012
Both the treaties of the European Union (EU) and the secondary legislation from EU institutions are currently issued in twenty-three different language versions. Discrepancies between these ... More

Healthcare Translation in Mental Health Research  

Melissa Allen Heath and Elizabeth A. Cutrer-Párraga

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Jun 2020
Over 350 languages are spoken in the United States, and over 7,000 known languages are spoken around the world. Considering such linguistic diversity, effectively communicating within and ... More

Interpreting  

Nancy L. Schweda Nicholson

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Sep 2010
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Sep 2012
Interpreting language is the focus of this article. Interpretation studies are a comparatively new field of language study. Journals such as Interpreting highlight research studies that ... More

Legal Interpretation And The Philosophy Of Language  

Brian H. Bix

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Mar 2012
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Nov 2012
Law is guidance through language, whether the language of statutes, judicial decisions, constitutional provisions, contracts, or wills. It is therefore not surprising that lawyers, judges, ... More

Legal Interpreting and Social Discourse  

Mira Kadrić

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Jun 2020
Legal interpreting covers a broad spectrum of interpreting activities related to law. This chapter takes a sociopolitical point of view to discuss interpreting in legal matters in judicial ... More

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