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Japanese-Swedish Translation Seminar -- "Om att översätta och översättarens arbete" [Translation and Translators' Work]

2009-12-22 (Tue) 10:00 a.m. - 12:15 p.m.

Translators are active in various fields from translating literary works, academic and technological documents, to subtitling movies and TV programs. Translators generally translate from a second language to their mother tongue. Becoming a translator requires a good general education and advanced language skills. Specialists in translating into Swedish will be invited to our seminar on Tuesday, December 22, to deliver lectures on translation techniques and tools.

  • 10:15 - 10:15 -- Introduction of seminar objectives and lecturers by SHIMIZU Ikuo, Professor, Osaka University
  • 10:15 - 10:45 -- "Att skriva skonlitterara texter" [Writing Literary Works] by Henrik Pettersson, Author
  • 10:45 -11:15 -- "Translation of Literary Works" by SUGAWARA Kunishiro, Professor emeritus, Osaka University
  • 11:15 - 11:45 -- "Translation of Non-fiction -- Comparison with Literary Works" by AGEKURA Ayuko, Lecturer, TOKAI Univeristy
  • 11:45 - 12:15 -- "Interpretation and Translation in Swedish" by HIDA Junko, Graduate of Osaka University

The symposium will be in Swedish and Japanese.

Venue: Room A316, School of Foreign Studies, Osaka University

http://www.osaka-u.ac.jp/ja/access/minoh.html

Individuals wishing to attend this seminar are requested to contact the Swedish Laboratory at the Research Institute for World Languages by email. (address below)

 

Date: 2009-12-22 (Tue) 10:00 a.m. - 12:15 p.m.
Sponsored: Research Institute for World Languages, Osaka University
URL: http://www.world-lang.osaka-u.ac.jp/user/shomu/PDF/20091222_honyaku_seminar.pdf
Contact: For more information, questions, or to register, please contact: Ms. TAKAHASHI Mieko, associate professor at Research Institute for World Languages, Osaka University
mtaka@world-lang.osaka-u.ac.jp

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