Translation Research Summer School: June 2009
The TRANSLATION RESEARCH SUMMER SCHOOL (TRSS), a joint initiative of three British universities, organizes an annual two-week course offering intensive research training in translation and intercultural studies for prospective researchers in the field.
The units collaborating in the Summer School are the Translation Studies Graduate Programme, School of Literatures, Languages and Cultures, at the University of Edinburgh, the Centre for Translation and Intercultural Studies at the University of Manchester, and the Centre for Intercultural Studies at University College London (UCL).
Date and Venue: 15 – 26 June 2009, Translation Studies Graduate Programme, School of Literatures, Languages and Cultures, University of Edinburgh
2009 Teaching Staff: Mona Baker (University of Manchester), Marilyn Booth (University of Edinburgh), Charlotte Bosseaux (University of Edinburgh), Theo Hermans (University College London), Ian Mason (Heriot-Watt University), Robert Neather (Hong Kong Baptist University), Maeve Olohan (University of Manchester), Bernadette O’Rourke (Heriot-Watt University), Luis Pérez-González (University of Manchester), James St André (University of Manchester), Sebnem Susam-Sarajeva (University of Edinburgh), Esther Tyldesley (University of Edinburgh), Marion Winters (Heriot-Watt University), Svenja Wurm (Heriot-Watt University)
Invited Speaker: Abé Mark Nornes (University of Michigan)
The Summer School is open to suitably qualified students from across the world.
Candidates should normally hold the degree of Master of Arts or equivalent in a relevant subject (typically a humanities subject involving cross-cultural studies), should be proficient in English and should either have started or be actively considering research in translation and/or intercultural studies.
Contact Details: Sharon Deane (S.L.Deane@sms.ed.ac.uk)
Registration: 975 GBP for sponsored students, 680 GBP for self-funded students
Application deadline: 20th March 2009
For more details consult the Translation Research Summer School website at www.researchschool.org
Dr Charlotte Bosseaux
Lecturer in Translation Studies
David Hume Tower
University of Edinburgh
Edinburgh EH8 9JX
Tel: 0044(0)131 651 3735
European Association for Studies in Screen Translation: www.esist.org
Translation Research Summer School: www.researchschool.org