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Report from Vigo: Translation, Mobility, Hospitality, and Atlantic Communities

Yangyang Long, PhD student in Translation Studies, researching Lin Yutang and cultural exchange between China and the West, reports on the First International Conference on Atlantic Communities: Translation, Mobility, Hospitality…. Our very own Professor David Johnston and Dr Stephen Kelly, along with four of our PhD students, Sally Gillespie, Kathleen Kaess, Laurence Besnard-Scott and Yangyang…

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Prof. Johnston’s translation for radio of Mayorga’s “Boy at the Back” to broadcast 22/03/2015

The Boy at the Back  http://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/b03z9jr8 Professor David Johnston’s award-winning translation and adaptation for radio of Juan Mayorga’s Boy at the Back, which recently won a BBC Radio Audio Drama of the Year Award, will be re-broadcast on Radio 3 on Sunday 22 March at 10.00 pm. Mayorga is Spain’s leading contemporary dramatist, a unique voice…

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Prof. Daniel Newman Speaks at QUB on Arabic Bible Translation

Sarah Buchanan, PhD candidate in Translation Studies researching Bible translation, reports on Prof. Daniel Newman’s recent lecture to postgraduate students of translation and interpreting at QUB. Prof. Newman is a renowned Arabist and head of Modern Languages at Durham University. “On 9 March 2015, we had the pleasure of welcoming Professor Newman from Durham University, as…

Online registration opening 16/03/2015 for our June translation & interpreting conference

Online registration for the QUB translation & interpreting postgraduate conference (June 2015), “Territories of Understanding: Conflict and Encounter”, will open on Monday 16th March. The registration fee of £30 includes lunch on both days of the conference, lots of tea, coffee and biscuits, a social event in Queen’s Great Hall with wine, soft drinks and…