Literature and strategies for translating poetry

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Topic: Language specific courses

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Start time:Sep 19, 2016 14:00 GMT     Add to calendar

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Duration: 60 minutes.

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Language:English
Summary:Translating literature involves more than looking up for “equivalents”!
Description
The webinar will focus on different aspects and issues related to literary translation in general and to the translation of poetic texts in particular and on the transfer and the application of the knowledge acquired to the field of one’s job performances. The course aims then at presenting the debate about key issues and at confronting models of research.

The course also provides participants with practical advice and useful links to take the first steps in the world of literary translation and to meet other translators in order to share access to information.

Training program:

- What is literature?
- Distinctive elements of prose and poetry
- Different approaches to translation
- The task of the translator
- Practical advice and useful links

Target audience
Students and translators who want to know more about literary translation and who are attracted by the task of offering foreign language literary texts in their own culture.
Learning objectives
Getting to know various aspects of translation research and models and becoming aware of the consequences of particular approaches. Identifying what different translation methods have in common to develop one’own mode of thought and expression.
Prerequisites
None
Program
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- What is literature?
- Distinctive elements of prose and poetry
- Different approaches to translation
- The task of the translator
- Practical advice and useful links
Software and system requirements (click to expand)
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For PC-based Users:

• Required: Windows 7 – Windows 10
• Required: Google Chrome v39 or later; Mozilla Firefox v34 or later; Internet Explorer v8 or later (JavaScript™ and Java™ enabled)
• Required software: GoToWebinar desktop app; JavaScript enabled
• NOT required: Microphone - attendees can communicate with the trainer through incorporated chat.

• Internet Connection Required: 1 Mbps or better (broadband recommended)
• Recommended: 2GB or more of RAM (recommended)


For Mac®-based Users:

• Mac OS X 10.8 (Mountain Lion) – 10.11 (El Capitan)
• Required: Microsoft Edge; Apple Safari v6 or later
• Required software: GoToWebinar desktop app; JavaScript enabled
• NOT required: Microphone - attendees can communicate with the trainer through incorporated chat.

• Internet Connection Required: 1 Mbps or better (broadband recommended)
• Recommended: 2GB or more of RAM (recommended)

Join from Android

• Operating system: Android 4.0 (Ice Cream Sandwich) or later
• Internet connection: 3G connection or better (WiFi recommended for VoIP audio)
• Software: Free GoToWebinar App from the Google Play Store



Recommendations

• For the visual section of the training course, we recommend that you have a 64kbps link. This means using an ISDN line or Broadband. Wireless connection is NOT recommended.
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• We recommend that you log in 30 minutes in advance of the start time to prepare for the training course.

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Registration and payment information (click to expand)
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Trainer
 emilia de paola    View feedback | View all courses
Bio: Emilia De Paola is an experienced language and literature teacher working in a High School (Scientific Studies) and a professional translator, member of AITI (Associazione Italiana Traduttori ed Interpreti). Since the beginning of her career she has been translating about town planning, finance, commerce, law, economics, genetics, chemistry and medicine for various job posters (University, Comune di Napoli etc.) as well as brochures and captions of findings of museums. Since 2006 she has been working on the localization of websites in English and in Italian and cooperating (translations of tourism, games, software) with agencies in Europe, in China, in the United States. Since 2007 she has been carrying out also translations of books of poetry, environmental studies, EU patents, airlines, food and drinks as well as translation of articles for publication in medical journals.

She has also experienced teaching Physics in English. As a trainer and a sworn-certified linguist she has supported students and young professionals interested in acquiring competences enabling them to live and work worldwide.
Comments about this course

Literature and strategies for translating poetry

Verónica Ortega Identity Verified
Argentina
Local time: 09:44
Member (2008)
English to Spanish
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Cannot attend courseSep 11, 2016

Hello. I'm sorry but I will not be able to attend the course. I have registered, but not paid. How can I cancel my registration?
Thanks in advance.

Rgds,

Veronica


 

emilia de paola
Italy
Local time: 13:44
Member (2007)
English to Italian
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No need to cancelSep 11, 2016

Dear Veronica,
I don't think you have to cancel your registration. As you have not paid you are not among the attendees. Regards. Emilia


 

Ondrej Elleder Identity Verified
Local time: 13:44
English to Czech
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slidesSep 19, 2016

Hi Emilia,

thanks for the courseicon_smile.gif.

Can we find the slides somewhere?

Or are they just in the video?

Thank you,

Ondrej


 

emilia de paola
Italy
Local time: 13:44
Member (2007)
English to Italian
+ ...
Slides in the videoSep 19, 2016

Hi Ondrej, thank you for your great participation and comments. You will receive the link to the video. The slides are in the video.

 

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