8th Annual International Translation Conference Program

8th Annual International Translation Conference Program

   

8:30 - 9:00 am

Registration & Coffee

9:00 - 9:10 am

Opening Remarks

 

Dr. Amal Al-Malki, Dean of the College of Humanities and Social Sciences, Hamad bin Khalifa University

 

Auditorium 2

9:10 - 10:30 am

Sparking the Discussion, chaired by Ahmed Albanyan

 

  • Translation, Politics, and the News, Khaled Al-Maeena
  • Public Service Interpreting as a Factor of Social Change, Anna Gil Bardaji
  • The Social Impact of Audiovisual Translation: Past, Present and Future, Pablo Romero-Fresco
  • Arabic Translation in the UN, Essaid ELMOUATSSIM

Auditorium 2

10:30 - 11:00 am

Break

 

Exhibition Hall 2

11:00 am - 12:30 pm

Panel 1: Ideology and Political Narratives, Chair Sue-Ann Harding

 

  • Women, Cars and Ideologies: The Socio-dynamics of Cross-Linguistic Representations of the Saudi Human Rights Discourse, Zafer Tuhaitah
  • Translating Political Satire of the Egyptian Revolution into English, Hanem El-Farahaty
  • Cross-Cultural Political Discourse Translation: A Comparative Study of Different Translations of the Arab Spring Presidential Speeches, Asmaa Alduhaim
  • Translating political cartoon in time of Arab wars/conflicts, Adila Benaouda (in Arabic)

Meeting room 105

Panel 2: Audiovisual Translation, Chair Rashid Yahiaoui

 

  • "My interpreter": Journalists and the Invisibility of Fixers, Benoit Leger
  • The Role of Translators in Transmitting "Semiotics" to Arabic in the Modern Era, Lamya Khelil (in Arabic)
  • Audiovisual Translation in the Arab World v.06 (The Literature Review), Muhammad Gamal
  • The Issues and Challenges of Translating Non Verbal Communication on Screen, Chinni Kumar Nandi

Meeting room 106

Panel 3: The Enhanced Translator: Developments in Professional Practice, Chair Christopher Rundle

 

  • Translation Studies (and the translation profession) as Enlarged by non-professional Translation, David Orrego-Carmona
  • Problem solving in translation from scratch and post-editing, Jean Nitzke
  • Preparing Translators and Interpreters for a New Translator-Computer and Translator-Information Interaction Era: Lessons from Interactive Translation Dictation, Julian Zapata
  • Beyond post-editing: The future of computer-aided translation, Samuel Läubli

Meeting room 103

12:30 - 2:00 pm

Lunch

 

Exhibition Hall 2

2:00 - 3:30 pm

Panel 4: Translators in Cultural Representation and Literary Practice, Chair Tarek Shamma

 

  • The Representation of the Translator in the 21st-Century Turkish Literature, Volga Yılmaz Gümüş
  • Inventing the Japanese as a nation: Role of translation and translators in the modernization of Japan in the late 19th century, Mutsuko Tsubo
  • Taha Abdul Rahman: a Theorist of Philosophical Translation, Abdullah Bin Sirjan (in Arabic)
  • The Creative Impulse of Two Scheherazades, Anna Ponomareva

Meeting room 105

Panel 5: The Role of the interpreter in media and conflict, Chair Joselia Neves

 

  • Community Media in South Africa: Translation as tool for Development, Marlie van Rooyen
  • The Role of Interpreters in Influencing Narratives of the Libyan Conflict, Muman Saleh
  • Driving to interpret; a case study of Arab interpreters in Kerala, Muhammad Vasil
  • Corpus-based Research Utilizing Interpreter-mediated Press Conferences in Japan, Kayo Matsushita

Meeting room 106

3:30 - 6:30 pm

Workshops:

 

Translation Ethics: Identification, Analysis and Response to Ethical Issues in Translation

Ahmed Alaoui

Meeting room 103

 

Practices and Benefits of Translation in Legal, Health Care and Community Areas

Nabeel Rashid

Meeting room 104

   

8:30 - 9:00 am

Registration & Coffee

9:00 - 10:30 am

Panel 6: Citizen Media, Chair Mona Baker

 

  • Translation and Interpreting in Social Movements’ Communication and Organizational Policy, Julie Boéri
  • Wikipedia and Its Not-so-collaborative Volunteer Translation Networks, Henry Jones
  • Translation and Art Activism: The Case of Arab Hip Hop, Stefania Taviano

Meeting room 106 / Auditorium 2

10:30 - 11:00 am

Break

 

Exhibition Hall 2

11:00 am - 12:30 pm

Panel 7: Community and Conference Interpreting, Chair Dr. Ovidi Carbonell

 

  • Community translation in Greece: communities without translation, THEODOROS VYZAS
  • Tell me the story is and do not leave out anything": Translating victims' statements in South Africa, Sue-Ann Harding
  • HEALTHCARE INTERPRETING IN TURKEY, OLCAY ŞENER
  • A Practical Approach to Learning Interpreting from English, French and Spanish into Arabic, Bachir Mahyub Rayaa (in Arabic)
Meeting room 105

Panel 8: Translator and Interpreter Education and Training, Chair Ashraf Fattah

 

  • Role of Translators and Contextual Factors in the Development of Translation Studies in Arabic, Jamal Mohamed Gaber Abdalla
  • The translator as social and ideological mediator: integrating the Social Dimension of the Translator in translator training programmes, Evanthia Saridaki
  • Developing translation competence: teachers' and students' cognitions and practices, Di Wu
  • A corpora-based approach for training EFL student translators and interpreters: moving beyond bilingual dictionaries and intuition, Awadalkareem Alhassan
Meeting room 106

12:30 - 2:00 pm

Lunch

 

Exhibition Hall 2

2:00 - 3:30 pm

Closing Session: Synthesis and Future Horizon, chaired by Ahmed Albanyan

 

Khaled Al-Maeena,Anna Gil Bardaji , Pablo Romero-Fresco, Essaid ELMOUATSSIM

 

Auditorium 2

3:30 - 6:30 pm

Workshops:

 

Translation Ethics: Identification, Analysis and Response to Ethical Issues in Translation

Ahmed Alaoui

Meeting room 103

 

Practices and Benefits of Translation in Legal, Health Care and Community Areas

Nabeel Rashid

Meeting room 104

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