Translation Studies

Intercultural communication is certainly one way of describing translation in today’s globalized world. And that description is particularly fitting for Yvan Larrivée, who is the 2015 recipient of the McGill Associates Prize in Translation (English-French). Mr.

Classified as: Translation Studies, Translation, Yvan Larrivée
Published on: 19 Jun 2015

Family histories have a real influence on career choices. This is particularly true of Berdj Garabedian, who is the 2015 recipient of the McGill Associates Prize in Translation (French-English). Mr. Garabedian received this distinction at the spring graduation ceremony when he was awarded his Certificate in Translation.

Classified as: Awards, Translation Studies, Translation, Berdj Garabedian
Published on: 19 Jun 2015

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.

The comprehensive examination is public and therefore open to other students and faculty members.

Classified as: Graduate Diploma in Translation: Comprehensive Evaluation CCTR 551, Translation Studies
Published on: 12 Jan 2015

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.

Classified as: Translation Studies
Published on: 13 Nov 2014

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.

Classified as: Translation Studies
Published on: 26 Aug 2014

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.

Classified as: Translation Studies
Published on: 26 Aug 2014

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.

The comprehensive examination is public and therefore open to other students and faculty members.

Classified as: Translation Studies
Published on: 3 Apr 2014