Translation Program (TRPR)

TRPR 661. Foundations of Translation and interpreting3 Units

Prerequisite(s): Admission to Graduate Certificate in Translation Program or MA in Spanish.

Description: Provides a theoretical background to the field of intercultural communication in its written and oral modalities. Introduces skills necessary for active practice in the main subfields of the profession. Requires reflection on ethical and cultural implications in the field.

Note: Cross-listed with SPAN 661.

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TRPR 662. Education and Social Service Interpreting3 Units

Prerequisite(s): SPAN 661/TRPR 661 or consent of instructor.

Description: Explores the educational and social service interpreting settings; provides intensive practice in consecutive interpreting and sight translation at the intermediate-advanced level.

Note: Cross-listed with SPAN 662.

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TRPR 663. Legal Translation and Interpreting3 Units

Prerequisite(s): SPAN 661/TRPR 661 or consent of instructor.

Description: Covers the fundamentals of legal translation and court interpretation in English and Spanish. Specific topics include legal language and terminology; legal text genres (birth certificates, academic transcripts, court proceedings and testimony); and translation and interpreting theories.

Note: Cross-listed with SPAN 663.

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TRPR 664. Literary and Cultural Translation3 Units

Prerequisite(s): TRPR 661/SPAN 661 or consent of instructor.

Description: Exploration of the theoretical underpinnings of translation and culture, followed by work on practical matters of literary translation in a workshop setting.

Note: Cross-listed with SPAN 664.

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TRPR 665. Medical Translation and Interpreting3 Units

Prerequisite(s): SPAN 661/TRPR 661 or consent of instructor.

Description: Covers the fundamentals of medical translation and interpreting. Specific topics include scientific language and terminology; basic medical concepts; technical and medical text genres (informed consent, clinical studies, instruction manuals, clinical interviews in various settings); and translation and interpreting theories.

Note: Cross-listed with SPAN 665.

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TRPR 667. Computers in Translation3 Units

Prerequisite(s): SPAN 661/TRPR 661 or consent of instructor.

Description: Provides intensive practice in applying tools and techniques of computer-assisted translation (localization; terminology, translation memory and project management) to the translation of a variety of text types (video games, medical texts, technical documentation, etc).

Note: Cross-listed with SPAN 667.

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TRPR 669. Final Translation and Interpreting Project3 Units

Prerequisite(s): Completion of at least 9 graduate hours in the translation and interpreting curriculum.

Description: The student will work on an extensive translation of interpreting project in order to demonstrate mastery of the basic linguistic and technical skills in the field.

Note: Cross-listed with SPAN 669.

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TRPR 670. Special Topics in Translation and Interpreting3 Units

Prerequisite(s): SPAN 661/TRPR 661 or consent of instructor.

Description: This course focuses on a relevant topic in the fields of translation and interpreting (T & I) practice, research or teaching. Possible topics include: T & I ethics; specific domains or specialization within T & I (audiovisual translation, asylum interpreting, prison interpreting, etc.); volunteer T & I work; cognition of T & I work; T & I research; and didactics of T & I.

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