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Call for Papers: International Colloquium - Translation Studies and Geopolitics

Translation and geopolitics have been inextricably linked since the era of the dragoman, but upheavals at the beginning of this century (the war against terrorism, the war in Iraq, the Arab Spring, the wars in Libya, Syria and the Ukraine, as well as other conflicts with international stakes, including the rise of extremism in Europe) have considerably affected and changed the work conditions of language professionals in general, and that of translators in particular. Languages have always been used to speak about ones enemies, but also with one’s enemies.

Published on : 13 Nov 2014

Multilingual translator awarded the McGill Associates Prize in Translation

Montreal, August 2014 For many translators, they are driven by two passions: the love of languages and the need to improve intercultural communication. The 2014 recipient of the McGill Associates Prize in Translation (English-French) is no exception to the rule. Ms Hilda Monzon Bosch received this distinction at the spring graduation ceremony when she was awarded her Certificate in Translation.

Published on : 26 Aug 2014

Dynamic polyglot wins the 2014 McGill Associates Prize in Translation

Montreal, August 2014 – According to constructivists, translator competence comes in many shapes and sizes but is not limited to language competence alone.  Much depends on life experiences and the ability to build progressively on these.  Such is the case for Smadar Brandes, the 2014 winner of the McGill Associates Prize in Translation (French-English), which is awarded annually to the student with the best academic record in the Certificate in Translation.

Published on : 26 Aug 2014

Graduate Diploma in Translation: Comprehensive Evaluation CCTR 551

Students completing the Graduate Diploma in Translation (GDIT) must sit a comprehensive examination at the conclusion of the GDIT Program.  The examination consists of an oral defense of a best-work portfolio.  This portfolio represents a record of progress made by the candidate throughout his/her studies.  Each candidate prepares a written introduction and comments on selected examples of coursework with a view to demonstrating his/her progress toward greater translation competence.

Published on : 03 Apr 2014

Archibald, J. (30 août 2013). « Traduire le droit à la ville »

Archibald, J. (30 août 2013).  « Traduire le droit à la ville ». MONTRÉAL : 7e Institut d’été de jurilinguistique, Faculté de droit, Université McGill. http://www.mcgill.ca/centre-crepeau/fr/activities/jurilinguistics/instituts-anterieurs/7e

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Published on : 04 Oct 2013

Comprehensive Evaluation - Fall 2011

Students completing the Graduate Diploma in Translation (GDIT) must sit a comprehensive examination at the conclusion of the GDIT Program. The examination consists of an oral defense of a best-work portfolio. This portfolio represents a record of progress made by the candidate throughout his/her studies.

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Published on : 28 Oct 2011

COLLOQUE 2012 – MARCH/MARS 2012

Traduction : politiques et stratégies dans la gestion de la glottopolitique, Paris, février 2012 et Montréal, mars 2012

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Published on : 14 Jul 2011

McGill Associates Prize in Translation (English-French): Sophie Désautels

Montreal, June 2011 – Although translation per se is the work of the vast majority of translators, some apply their skills in related areas. According to Industry Canada’s Survey of the Language Industry, 3% of translators work as editors and, as such, are responsible for quality control at the end of the translation process.

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Published on : 20 Jun 2011

McGill Associates Prize in Translation (French - English): Danielle Rosset

Montreal, June 2011 – Danielle Rosset, who hails from Saint-Claude, Manitoba, is no newcomer to bilingualism. Her home town, located some one hundred kilometers from Winnipeg, is one of those distinctly Canadian environments where residents can live à la franco-manitobaine while taking advantage of a large urban centre at the same time.

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Published on : 20 Jun 2011

Dupont, the teacher and novelist, honoured at McGill

Montreal – June 2011 – The School of Continuing Studies honoured one of its lecturers at the 2011 Convocation ceremonies by presenting him with the 2011 Award for Distinguished Teaching.

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Published on : 20 Jun 2011

Comprehensive Evaluation – Winter 2011

Students completing the Graduate Diploma in Translation (GDIT) must sit a comprehensive examination at the conclusion of the GDIT Program.

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Published on : 22 Mar 2011

Fall 2010 Graduate Diploma in Translation CCTR 551 Comprehensive Evaluation

Students completing the Graduate Diploma in Translation (GDIT) must sit a comprehensive examination at the conclusion of the GDIT Program. The examination consists of an oral defense of a best-work portfolio.

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Published on : 08 Nov 2010

McGill Associates Prize in Translation (French - English): Emily Salmins

Ms. Emily Salmins was awarded the McGill Associates Prize in Translation (French to English) at the 2010 Convocation. The prize is awarded annually to the student with the best academic record in the Certificate in Translation.

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Published on : 03 Jul 2010

Dupont off to Bavaria

Éric Dupont, a novelist and lecturer in the Department of Translation Studies

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Published on : 10 May 2010

Archibald reappointed to the Office des professions du Québec

Québec’s Conseil des ministres has announced that Prof. James Archibald, Director of Translation Studies at the Centre for Continuing Education, has been reappointed as one of five members of the Office des professions du Québec on the recommendation of Justice Minister Kathleen Weil.

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Published on : 21 Apr 2010