Recharting Territories

Intradisciplinarity in Translation Studies

Edited by Gisele Dionísio da Silva and Maura Radicioni

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The ever-shifting terrain of Translation Studies

Since the inception of the discipline in the 1970s, researchers in Translation Studies have held regular metareflections. Largely based on the assessment of translation and interpreting as two distinct but related modes of language mediation, each with its own research culture, these intradisciplinary debates have sought to take stock of the state of research within an ever-expanding discipline in search of (institutional) identity and autonomy. Recharting Territories proposes a more widespread and systematic intradisciplinary approach to researching translational phenomena, one which can be applied at various analytical levels – theoretical, conceptual, methodological, pragmatic – and reinforce both similarities and differences between subdisciplines. Such an approach, rather than positing a territorial attitude on the part of scholars, aims to raise awareness of the ever-shifting terrain on which Translation Studies stands.

Contributors: Álvaro Marín García (University of Valladolid), Ceyda Elgül (Boğaziçi University), Fruzsina Kovács (Pázmány Péter Catholic University), Gisele Dionísio da Silva (NOVA University of Lisbon), Karen Bennett (NOVA University of Lisbon), Maura Radicioni (University of Geneva), Maureen Ehrensberger-Dow (Zurich University of Applied Sciences), Michaela Albl-Mikasa (Zurich University of Applied Sciences), Rita Menezes (University of Lisbon), Roy Youdale (University of Bristol)

This publication is GPRC-labeled (Guaranteed Peer-Reviewed Content).

Format: Edited volume - paperback

Size: 234 × 156 mm

260 pages

4 images, 7 tables

ISBN: 9789462703414

Publication: September 15, 2022

Series: Translation, Interpreting and Transfer

Languages: English

Gisele Dionísio da Silva is a translator and copy editor, and currently pursues a PhD degree in Translation Studies at the NOVA University of Lisbon.
Maura Radicioni is a conference interpreter and an interpreter trainer, and currently pursues a PhD degree in Interpreting Studies at the University of Geneva.