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Translation and Globalization : Why, How and Where Translation May be a Key to the Dynamics of Culture

Centre for Translation (December 6, 2012)
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SEMINAR SERIES : Translation seminar series

MAJOR SPEAKER : Lambert, José
LENGTH : 140 min.
ACCESS : Open to all
SUMMARY : This lecture focuses on fundamental and fast GLOBAL(izing) changes; In fact most academic guest lectures are an illustration of mobility (in - scholarly - communication). (Cf. Ong 1982.) In the present case: (a) intercontinental contacts/exchanges (are in fast progress); (b) the focus is on (global and other) Communication (I) Globalization: just an idea/buzz word? Or is it real? (Or rather: an economic strategy on behalf of (colonial) partners? (II) Counterchecking...: Is Internationalization (Globalization) really a 20th (and 21st) Century phenomenon? - How and why contemporary translation(s) both reflect and support globalizing trends. (III) Particular position of translation and Translation Studies (TS) : (Under the waterline: why translation always refers to more than translation). TS is indebted to Globalization, and vice versa: 1° as an instrument (a service?); 2° as a discipline created by Internationalization? 3° are universities aware of the strategic/symptomatic value of translation(s)/linguae francae? (IV) New challenges, resources, responsabilities in TS : Splendid new equipment(s) (and theories, goals, tools, programs). Are we really well prepared? (human resources, structures, scholarly communities...)? (V) The privileged position of networks/peripheral countries/communities (Cf. Lambert 1995) : Multilingualism, translation in transit/mobile communities (VI) Samples and Discussion of innovative approaches : The book market (and the languages of translation); Media and/as communication (...TV...the Internet) ...and other "global" problems: legislation...religion... scholarship, etc. Methodological models: the Bourdieu team(s); K.Van Bragt, Covadonga Fouces Gonzalez (VII) Interdisciplinarity: How and why institutions and institutionalization may be a handicap; There is no way back: Why it would be disastrous to reduce translation to language issues/departments.  [Go to the full record in the library's catalogue]



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