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Lectures/Seminars of the META-FRASEIS Laboratory

2021-2022

SPRING SEMESTER 2022

15-22 July 2022, 9:00 π.μ.-13:00 μ.μ. Translation Summer Programme TΑΓΦ (Translation Summer Programme) Συμμετείχαν: Chris Kanellopoulos "How to Be(come) a Freelance Subtitler"/Leonidas Kourmadas (Directorate General for Translation, EC) "Τranslating at the European Commission"/ Maya Frantziskaki "What skills do I need to become a Translation Project Manager?" (EL-TRANSLATIONS) and Eleftheria Gravani "Understanding CAT tools, Introduction to Memsource"/ Faye Magkouti (Interpretit) "Freelance translator: The unsung hero"/ Sofia Malamatidou (University of Birmingham, UK, Department of Modern Languages)"Tourism Translation"/Stavroula Kefala (Research Director, Ministry of Tourism) "Pragmatics, Translation, Tourism"/Paschalis Nikolaou (Ιonian University, Department of Foreign Languages, Translation and Interpretation) "Literary Translation (poetry)"/ Vasiliki Misiou (Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, Department of English Language and Literature) "Literary Translation (prose)"/ Dianantoula Korda (NKUA, Department of English Language & Literature) "On Rendering Author Intention in Literary Translation"/ Maria Sidiropoulou (NKUA, Department of English Language & Literature) "Researching Translation"/ Irini Stamouli (MA Graguate 2020) "(Im)politeness & gender in translation: Who’s afraid of Virginia WoolfAthanasios Vasileiadis (MA Graguate 2022) "Reshaping Cultural Values in Translation: ‘Destiny’ in Macbeth/ Louisa Desilla (AUTH, Department of English Language and Literature) "Research Methods in Audiovisual Translation (AVT)"/ Anna Hatzidaki (NKUA, Department of English Language & Literature, BiPsy Laboratory) "Experimental Approaches to Translation"/ Emmanuela Patiniotaki (SELCS – UCL, University College London, UK) "Audiovisual Translation (AVT) Access Services: Research and Practice"/ Effrossyni Fragkou (NKUA, Department of English Language & Literature) "Interpreting in Mental Health Settings: Challenges and Best Practices". Photos of the Translation Summer Programme. Organizing: Maria Sidiropoulou on behalf of the MA Steering Committee.

23 March 2022, 10:00-11:30 a.m. "Translating Greece", Honorary conferring on Prof. Karen Van Dyck, Columbia University,  and talk by the honoree. Οrganizing: Maria Sidiropoulou. Please view the ceremony at https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Bc7BR5Brf1I  Ceremony pictures

6 Αpril 2022, 9:00-11:00 a.m. "Translation and Business Websites", invited seminar, by Dr. Sofia Malamatidou, Senior Lecturer in Translation, University of Birmingham, UK. Οrganizing: Maria Sidiropoulou.

11 Αpril 2022, 11:0-11:30 a.m. "Linguistic Conventions in Tourism Texts", invited talk by Dr. Sofia Malamatidou, Senior Lecturer in Translation, University of Birmingham, UK. Organizing: Elly Ifantidou.

25 Μay 2022, 10:00-11:15 a.m. "Interpreting_An art, a science and a challenge" invited talk, by Dr. Effie Fragkou, author of the chapter 'Fundamentals of Interpreting' of the 'Translation: Practical Applications' coursebook, Aspects of Meaning-making through Translation (2021, Athens: Patakis). Organizing: Diamantoula Korda'National_Standard_Guide_for_Community_Interpreting_Services


FALL SEMESTER 2021

a. 19 November 2021, 09:30 11:30 a.m. "Computational Sylistics: Some typical applications", Invited Talk, Professor Giorgos Mikros, Hamad Bin Khalifa University, Qatar και University of Massachusetts, Boston. Organizing: Dr. Trisevgeni Liontou, Course: Electronic Corpora and Linguistic Analysis_ MA English Language, Linguistics and Translation.

b. 3 December 2021, 4.00 p.m. "Corpus design and applications", Invited Talk, Emeritus Professor, Mark Davies. Organizing: Dr. Trisevgeni Liontou, Course: Electronic Corpora and Linguistic Analysis_ MA English Language, Linguistics and Translation.

c. 3 December 2021, 6.00 p.m. "Gender in Translation_Workshop", Invited Talk, Eirini Stamouli. Organizing: Dr. Ada Korda, Course: Translation and Intercultural Communication_ MA English Language, Linguistics and Translation.

 

2020-2021

SPRING SEMESTER 2021

a. Invited talk entitled "Translation as a laboratory context of pragmatic meaning-making" by Prof. Maria Sidiropoulou, 8 March 2021, 3.00-7.00 pm. at Online Symposium, The London Arts and Humanities Partnership "Cross-linguistic analysis within linguistics and social sciences" (40-minute plenary talks by 3 senior scholars). Symposium also attended by the interdepartmental MA "Translation: Greek, English, Russian" and the "English Language, Linguistics and Translation" MA, Specialization "Translation Studies and Interpreting" (NKUA).

b. 15 April 2021, 3-hour online seminar "Literary Translation Workshop: Angela Carter", by Dr. Eirini Arnaouti (ΜΑ, ΜΑ, PhD). Attended by the Interdepartmental MA of the School of Philosophy "Translation: English, Greek, Russian" and the MA English Language, Linguistics and Translation" MA, Specialization "Translation Studies and Interpreting" (NKUA). Student evaluation 5/5. Organized by: Dr. Maria Sidiropoulou for the META-FRASEIS Laboratory.

c. Online Seminars 'Crossroads in Translation and Interpreting: from Crisis Translation to AVT and accessibility'. Organized by Dr. Emmanouela Patiniotaki for the META-FRASEIS Laboratory.

14 Μay 2021_"Language and translation for minority groups and crisis in translation" by Prof. Dr. Federico Federici (University College London) and Dr. Denise Filmer (University of Pisa).  The seminar tackles the importance of planned and policy-protected communication in multilingual settings, especially during human crisis and while preparing and responding to crisis. Chair: Dr. Emmanouela Patiniotaki Time: 5.00-7.00 pm, Greece.

31 Μay 2021_"Audiovisual translation and access services" by Dr Emmanouela Patiniotaki (University College London, NKUA)  and Dr Soledad Zarate (University College London). In this seminar, participants will be introduced to the current trends in audiovisual translation, the types of access services that exist in different settings and considerations relevant to their professional provision. Chair: Prof. Maria Sidiropoulou Time: 5.00-7.00 pm, Greece.

d. 26 May 2021_Online Seminar by Dr. Christopher Lees, postdoctoral researcher and teaching fellow of the Department of English Language and Literature, Aristotle University of Thessaloniki,title: "The translation landscape of Thessaloniki’s Kastra neighbourhood: Qualitative findings from a cross-disciplinary approach to translated texts in public spaces"_Organized by: Dr. Nikos Gogonas.

e. 7 June 2021, 9.00 am-12 pm_"Intercultural Mediation in Healthcare Interpreting", invited speakers: Kostas Kremmydas MD (Neurologist), Associate Professor Foteini Apostolou, Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, Dept. of English, and Mariette Mittelholzer, MD, Healthcare Interpreter and University Lecturer, Canada. Organized by: Dr. Effrossyni Fragkou.

 

FALL SEMESTER 2020-2021

 a. 30 October 2020, 10.00-12.00 a.m. Shared online postgraduate session with talks by two professors of the University of Bari Aldo Moro, Italy (Dr. Sara Laviosa) and of NKUA (Dr Maria Sidiropoulou) addressing three translation MAs and guests: MA "Specialized Translation" (University of Bari Aldo Moro, Ιtaly), Interdepartmental MA “Translation: Greek, English, Russian” (NKUA, School of Philosophy) and MA in “English Language, Linguistics and Translation”, specialization “Translation Studies and Interpreting (Dept. of English Language and Literature)”. Organized by Dr. Maria Sidiropoulou.

b. 6 November 2020, 12.00-3.00 p.m. Invited online lecture and seminar by Dr. Sofia Malamatidou, Senior Lecturer of the University of Birmingham, entitled “Quantitative methods and corpus analysis” (with practice on automatic analysis of large collections of texts using specialized software). Organized by Dr. Maria Sidiropoulou.

c. 1 December 2020, 4.00-6.30 pm. Shared online postgraduate session by Professor Maria Sidiropoulou addressing three MAs and guests: Translation MA of the Department of English Language and Literature, Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, Interdepartmental MA “Translation: Greek, English, Russian” (NKUA, School of Philosophy) and MA “English Language, Linguistics and Translation”, specialization “Translation Studies and Interpreting" (Department of English, NKUA). Talk entitled "Pragmatic perspectives in translating advertisements". Screenshots Courtesy of the attendees. Organized by Dr. Maria Sidiropoulou.

d. 11 December 2020, 9.00-12.00 am. Invited online seminar by Dr. Louisa Desilla, Assistant Professor of the Department of English Language and Literature, Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, entitled "Εxperimental Pragmatics and AVT: A Seminar on Questionnaire Design". Organized by Dr. Maria Sidiropoulou.

 

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e. 2 December 2020, 10.00-12.00 am. Invited online talk by Theodora Panagiotidou, AUTH, entitled "Argument structures in diachrony: Contact effects of translation". Organized by Dr. Nikolaos Lavidas for the META-FRASEIS Laboratory.

f. 9 December 2020, 10.00-12.00 am. Invited online talk by Θώμη Γκαμάγκαρη, AUTH, entitled "Language Variation-Change and Translation: Early Modern Greek vs Early Modern English". Organized by Dr. Nikolaos Lavidas for the META-FRASEIS Laboratory.

g. 13 January 2021, 10.00-12.00 am.  Invited online talk by Burç İdem Dinçel, PhD Trinity College Dublin, με θέμα "Translation and Textual Variation". Organized by Dr. Nikolaos Lavidas for the META-FRASEIS Laboratory.