GS 4300 - Foundations of Translation: The Role of the Professional Translator
This course examines fundamental translation ideas and theories through assigned readings, lectures, and class discussions. It explores the links between linguistic and cultural factors and their relevance to translation. The course covers the different aspects of translation, surveys translation tools and reference materials, discusses professional roles of translators, analyzes the public perception of the profession, and examines standard business practices and professional codes of ethics. It also introduces the actual practice of translation through realistic exercises.
NOTE: This course is not offered this term. Please refer to the annual schedule for Global Affairs to see the next time this course is offered.