Towards an empirical theory of translation
|Friday, 31 July 2009||Saturday, 1 August 2009|
|10.00 - 10.30||Official opening||10.00 - 11.00||Arnt Lykke Jakobsen
(Copenhagen Business School)
Tracking translators' eye movements and keystrokes as an empirical basis for making inferences about translational processing and for modeling translation (Abstract)
|10.30 - 11.30||Cathrine Fabricius-Hansen
(University of Oslo)
Lost in translation - caught between constraints (Abstract)
|11.00 - 11.30||Coffee break|
|11.30 - 12.00||Coffee break||11.30 - 12.30||Silvia Hansen-Schirra (Mainz University at Germersheim), Stella Neumann and Erich Steiner (Saarland University)
From product to process: Towards an empirical model of translation (Abstract)
|12.00 - 13.00||Stig Johansson (University of Oslo)
Between Scylla and Charybdis: On individual variation in translation (Abstract)
|12.30 - 14.00||Lunch break|
|13.00 - 15.00||Lunch break||14.00 - 16.00||Round table discussion with all speakers|
|15.00 - 16.00||Elke Teich (TU Darmstadt)
Translation as linguistic variation (Abstract)
|16.00 - 16.30||Coffee break|
|16.30 - 17.30||Christian Matthiessen
(Hong Kong Polytechnic University)
Moving between languages: Comparison of systems for construing motion and translations of journeys (Abstract)
|20.00||Conference dinner at Café am Schloss, Schlossplatz 15, 66129 Saarbrücken|
* Note: Due to unforeseen circumstances, Juliane House and Gideon Toury had to cancel their participation at short notice.
Participation is free of charge. Registration is not required but we would be grateful if you could confirm your participation by e-mail (ESFLCW@uni-saarland.de).
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Things to do in Saarbrücken
You should not miss the market square St. Johanner Markt with its various cafés, bars and restaurants. You can sit outside and enjoy a warm summer night.
Weather in the Saarland
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