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Italian to German
German to English
Italian to English

Gudrun Dauner
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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States

Native in: German Native in German
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What Gudrun Dauner is working on
Nov 25, 2018 (posted via  Translating the catalogue of Das Europäische Museum für Modernes Glas in Coburg, Germany ...more »
Total word count: 19782

Account type Freelance translator and/or interpreter, Identity Verified Verified member
This person previously served as a moderator.
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Services Translation, Editing/proofreading, Transcription, Copywriting
Specializes in:
Art, Arts & Crafts, PaintingFood & Drink
HistoryPoetry & Literature
Tourism & TravelEducation / Pedagogy
Medical (general)Other

KudoZ activity (PRO) PRO-level points: 487, Questions answered: 208, Questions asked: 15
Portfolio Sample translations submitted: 1
Translation education Master's degree - University of Augsburg, Germany
Experience Years of translation experience: 13. Registered at Apr 2006. Became a member: Apr 2006. Certified PRO certificate(s)
Credentials Italian to German (University of Augsburg, Germany, verified)
English to German (TOEFL Test Philadelphia, verified)
Memberships International Council of Museums (ICOM); CONIVNCTA FLORESCIT
Software Microsoft Word, Powerpoint, SDL TRADOS, SDLX
CV/Resume German (DOC), English (DOC)
Training sessions attended Attended 6 training sessions

Contests won 7th Translation Contest: Italian to German
Professional practices Gudrun Dauner endorses's Professional Guidelines.

In addition to curating exhibitions and writing on Italian Renaissance art in German (native tongue), English or Italian, I also work as a translator for American, German and Italian institutions. My academic background and numerous publications guarantee the accuracy of my translations as well as the elegance of the resulting texts.

Ph.D., Art History, University of Augsburg, Germany (awarded magna cum laude)
M.A., Art History, University of Augsburg, Germany
Minors in classical archaeology and Italian literature
Including certificates for Italian grammar and translation
Certificate, Italian language and culture, Scuola di Lingua e Cultura Italiana per Stranieri di Siena, Italy
TOEFL test, Philadelphia, United States (a score of 287 out of 300)

Translation related work experience Translator for the exhibition catalogue "Charles and Ray Eames. The Power of Desing", on view at the Vitra Design Museum, Weil am Rhein, Germany, in fall/winter 2017/18

Translator for the exhibition catalogue "Alice Boner in Indien - Ein Leben für die Kunst", on view at the Museum Rietberg, Switzerland, in fall/winter 2017/18

Translator for the exhibition catalogue "Wunder Roms im Blick des Nordens - Von der Antike bis zur Gegenwart", on view at the Diözesanmuseum Paderborn, Germany, in spring/summer 2017 

Translator of three essays about political philosophy: "Bildung, Reflexivität und die Sittlichkeit in der bürgerlichen Gesellschaft", "Elements of Hegel's Political Theology...", "Universal Human Rights, Interculturality, and the Idea of a Transnational Public Sphere", from fall 2016 to summer 2017

Translator of the website for an Italian wine producer:

Translator of catalogue entries for the exhibition catalogue "El Siglo de Oro. Die Ära Velázquez", on view at the Gemäldegalerie, Kulturforum Berlin, Germany, in summer 2016

Translator for the collection catalogue "Glas ... Kunst aus Sand und Feuer. Modernes Glas / Studioglas / Neues Glas des 20. und 21. Jahrhunderts. Die Sammlung der Barbara Achilles-Stiftung / Glass ... Art from Sand and Fire. Modern Glass / Studio Glass / New Glass of the 20th and 21st Centuries. The Collection of the Barbara Achilles Stiftung", vol. I, private collection in Hamburg, Germany, 2016 (vol. II is planned for 2018)

Translator for the exhibition catalogue "The Good Cause: Architecture of Peace - Divided Cities", organized by the Architekturmuseum der TU München, on view at the Pinakothek der Moderne in Munich, Germany, in summer 2014

Translator for the exhibition catalogue "Coburger Glaspreis 2014 / The Coburg Prize for Contemporary Glass 2014", on view at the Veste Coburg, Germany, in summer 2014

Translation of several essays for "Visual Learning. Positionen im internationalen Vergleich", Athena-Verlag, Oberhausen 2013

Translator for the exhibition catalogue "Der frühe Dürer" (The Early Dürer), on view at the Germanisches Nationalmuseum in Nuremberg, Germany, in summer 2012

Translator for the exhibition catalogue "Europäische Mosaikkunst vom Mittelalter bis 1900: Meisterwerke aus dem Weltkulturerbe Vatikan & Petersdom und aus europäischen Museen" on view at the Städtische Galerie in Überlingen, Germany, in summer 2011

Transcription and translation of handwritten documents in German and Italian in the Manuscript Department of the Morgan Library & Museum, New York in 2010

Translator and contributing author for the exhibition catalogue "Impressionismus und Japanmode: Edgar Degas – James McNeill Whistler" on view at the Städtische Galerie in Überlingen, Germany, in summer 2009

One of several translators for a multi-volume encyclopedia edited by the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum’s Center for Advanced Holocaust Studies, Washington, United States

Teacher of courses in Italian language and culture at the Volkshochschule Augsburg, Germany

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Total pts earned: 514
PRO-level pts: 487

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Italian to German176
German to English132
English to German90
Italian to English89
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Keywords: art history, history, literature, culture, academic texts, travel and tourism, journalism, translating, proofreading, editing Kunstgeschichte, Geschichte, Literatur, Kultur, akademische Texte, Reise und Tourismus, Journalismus, übersetzen, Korrektur lesen, edieren

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Feb 22, 2018

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