Workshops on Computer-Assisted Literary Translation (CALT) at Swansea University

Workshops on Computer-Assisted Literary Translation (CALT) at Swansea University
Date
29 May 2019, 9.00am - 30 May 2019, 5.00pm
Type
Workshop
Venue
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Description

Swansea Translating and Interpreting Group is delighted to announce the second of two 2-day workshops at Swansea University on Computer-Assisted Literary Translation (CALT) – part of the Open World Research Initiative: "Cross-Language Dynamics: Reshaping Community" - Translingual Strand, with additional support from Swansea’s Language Research Centre.

First Workshop: 25-26 January 2019
Keynote speaker Prof. Dorothy Kenny, Professor in Applied Language and Intercultural Studies at Dublin City University, editor of Human Issues in Translation Technology (Routledge, 2017): “Corpora, Machines and Literary Translation. A Guided Tour”.
Click here for footage of a talk on how translators and software deal with metaphor in literary translation.

Second Workshop: 29-30 May 2019: Booking now open
Keynote speaker Andy Way, Professor in Computing at Dublin City University, editor of Machine Translation journal, co-author of recent studies on Neural Machine Translation performance with literary texts. Title: tbc.

These workshops are co-funded by OWRI "Cross-Language Dynamics: Reshaping Community" - Translingual Strand, and Swansea University’s Language Research Centre, and are free to attend with advance booking.

Academics, research students and practising translators are all welcome. No previous experience of computer-assisted methods is required.Venue: Swansea University, Keir Hardie Building 149, College of Arts and Humanities, Sketty SA2 8PP.

Contact

OWRI Project Officer
modernlanguages@sas.ac.uk
020 7862 8726