Translation Methodology (SMLM140)

30 credits

Translation can trace its roots back to the beginning of language and communication itself, and in this module you will study and analyse how notions of translation have changed over time, what ideas and concepts have been recurrent in discourse on translation, and how theory can be of use to practising translators in the twenty-first century. In particular, you will focus on key approaches from the twentieth century that became the basis for the academic discipline of Translation Studies, and their developments in the late twentieth and early twenty-first centuries, to be able to come to a theoretically aware conclusion of what translation is, and what it involves.