A one-week introductory course for prospective postgraduate students
Lectures, talks and seminars
Language and Linguistics, Department of
Unfortunately, we have reached our maximum capacity for this course and registration has now closed.
Unfortunately, we have reached our maximum capacity for this course and registration has now closed. You can keep up to date with our upcoming Postgraduate Webinar Series as we continue to confirm more postgraduate taster courses.
Thinking about studying translation, interpreting or subtitling at postgraduate level? Want to learn more about different practices within the field? We are offering a free taster course and opportunity to meet the experts and find out if translation, interpreting or subtitling are for you!
Join us for a free online course that comprises daily sessions, specifically designed to introduce you to some of the most dynamic and cutting-edge topics within the fields of translation, interpreting and subtitling.
Each session is 2 hours and will be delivered by our expert academics, giving you the chance to meet the tutors, ask questions and discover what studying translation, interpreting and subtitling at postgraduate level is really like.
You can pick and choose which sessions to attend and you will be eligible to receive a certificate of attendance if you attend four or more sessions once the course has completed.
Session 1: An Introduction to Translation and Interpreting MA programmes at the University of Essex with Ignazia Posadinu and Chantel Dan Chen
Monday 17 May, 12pm - 2pm BST - FULLY BOOKED
Session 2: Principles and Technologies of Translation with Dr Laetitia Vedrenne and Ignazia Posadinu
Tuesday 18 May, 12pm - 2pm BST - FULLY BOOKED
Session 3: Introduction to Audiovisual Translation and Subtitling with Lexa Olivera-Smith and Antonia Yanxi Wu
Wednesday 19 May, 12pm - 2pm BST - FULLY BOOKED
Session 4: Grammar and Pragmatics for Translation with Dounia Bissar and Dr Beatriz De Paiva
Thursday 20 May, 12pm - 2pm BST - FULLY BOOKED
Session 5: Introduction to Interpreting and Q&A with Chantel Dan Chen, Emma Wang, Ignazia Posadinu and Claudia Alsdorf
Friday 21 May, 12pm - 2pm BST - FULLY BOOKED