Category Archives: Translation

Translating Harry Potter

This year 2017 has seen the twentieth anniversary of the publication of the first book in the Harry Potter saga, Harry Potter and the Philosopher’s Stone, which came out in June 1997. The series went on to break all records … Continue reading

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Normalising translation in film

At the end of this month the Trafilm conference will take place in Barcelona. Coinciding with this event, I decided to write this film-related post. I’m not the first, and I won’t be the last, to comment on the well-attested observation … Continue reading

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Slam de traducció. Batalla de traduccions en viu

El dia internacional de la traducció és el 30 de setembre, el dia de Sant Jeroni, el traductor de la Bíblia que es considera el patró dels traductors/es. Cada any hi ha diverses iniciatives entorn a aquesta efemèride, impulsada internacionalment … Continue reading

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¡Ya tenemos ganadora del concurso #TranslatorWanted!

El pasado mes de junio celebramos el concurso sobre traducción #TranslatorWanted para reivindicar la figura del traductor/a. Se trata de una iniciativa impulsada por el Grado de Traducción, Interpretación y Lenguas Aplicadas (UOC, UVic-UCC). Este concurso consistía en capturar con … Continue reading

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International Translation Day

Over here in Vic I got distracted by end-of-term tasks but now things are settling down again and I have just read about the milestone news from the United Nations, meeting in General Assembly on 24 May. Among other things, … Continue reading

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