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25 years scrapbook

Here are some photos from Friday. As more bits and pieces are contributed, we will add them here. Thanks for the memories! This is the short retrospective video that was shown at the ceremony: If you have any more photos … Continue reading

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Looking back and on. Feeling disoriented

These are my notes for a short presentation at the event marking 25 years of translation in Vic. I was invited to reflect on changes in teaching over my time. To begin with, let me pose you a problem. You … Continue reading

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25 anys de traducció a Vic

Aquest curs acadèmic es commemoren els 25 anys dels estudis de Traducció i Interpretació a Vic. S’està preparant una celebració per al divendres 17 de maig a partir de les 17:00 h. L’acte tindrà un triple enfocament: acadèmic, professional i … Continue reading

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Bikeshedding

The other day I was involved in an online discussion in which one of the participants wrote that we were bikeshedding. I was unfamiliar with the expression so I looked it up. It means wasting time on details while not … Continue reading

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When language can be murder

As a young man, Sydney Silverman spent three years in jail doing hard labour as a result of his conscientious objection to fighting in the First World War. The 8th October is the anniversary of the birth of this radical … Continue reading

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