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CCTR 527 History of Translation/Histoire de la traduction (3 credits)

Offered by: Translation & Written Comm. (School of Continuing Studies)

Administered by: Centre for Continuing Education

Overview

Translation : In this course students will study the main trends in translation in the West from Antiquity to the present. Through a study of the most significant approaches to translation and the representatives of the different schools of thought through the ages, students will obtain an overview of the development of the profession. The course consists of two major parts: A diachronic study of language mediation and its role within the different cultures and the in-depth study of specific topics of outstanding importance within the evolution or translation. / Ce cours porte sur les grands courants de la traduction en Occident, de l'Antiquité à l'époque moderne. Fondé sur l'étude historique des courants les plus marquants et des grands représentants des différentes écoles, il propose une vue d'ensemble de l'évolution de la profession. Il comporte deux grands volets : une étude diachronique de la médiation du langage et de son rôle dans différentes cultures, l'accent étant mis sur la traduction de textes. L'étude approfondie de certaines questions précises qui revêtent une importance exceptionnelle pour l'évolution de la traduction.

Terms: Winter 2014

Instructors: There are no professors associated with this course for the 2013-2014 academic year.

  • Prerequisites: CCTR 501 or CCTR 502
  • Condition préalable : CCTR 501 ou CCTR 502