Translation Studies

Translation Studies

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Translation Studies by Mind Map: Translation Studies

1. Definition

1.1. Deals with the theory, description and application of translation.

2. History

2.1. Tranalation studies emerged until the twentieth century as a formal academic discipline.

3. Academic Discipline

3.1. Systematic examination as an applied practice.

3.2. Systematic examination of the movement and transfer between diverse languages and cultures.

3.3. Deals with the practical experiences of the translator (Process and challenges)

3.4. Explores theoretical and methodological perspectives of history and philosopht of translation

3.5. Explores current trends in the field.

4. Characteristics

4.1. Examines translation as Interlingual Transfer

4.2. Examines translation as intercultural communication.

4.3. Analysis of key texts

4.3.1. Students develop awareness of the problems of understanding and interpretation.

4.3.1.1. Development

4.3.1.1.1. Analytical skilss

4.3.1.1.2. Practical skills

4.3.1.1.3. Evaluative skills

4.3.1.1.4. Aesthetic skills

4.3.1.1.5. Expository skills

4.3.1.1.6. Research skills

4.3.1.1.7. Practical translation skills

4.3.1.1.8. Strategies for managing complex linguistical and cultural transactions

5. James S. Holmes

5.1. His paper entitled: The name and nature of Translation studies was the foundational statement of Translation Studies.

6. Touching other fields of Knowledge

6.1. Comparative Literature

6.2. Cultural Studies

6.3. Gender Studies

6.4. Computer science

6.5. History

6.6. Linguistics

6.7. Philosophy

6.8. Rhetoric

6.9. Semiotics

7. Examining practices and context of texts

7.1. Legal texts

7.2. Business texts

7.3. Medical texts

7.4. Creative act

7.4.1. Literary Translation

7.4.2. International Marketing

7.5. Exploring Issues

7.5.1. Culture

7.5.2. Power

7.5.3. Gender

7.5.4. Ethics

7.6. Legal texts

8. Why to study Translation?

8.1. Academical offer

8.1.1. University schools

8.1.2. University courses

8.2. Discipline nowadays

8.2.1. Relevant conferences

8.2.2. Translation journals

8.2.3. Other translation-related publications

8.3. Today's society demands

8.3.1. Skills of translation

8.3.2. Multilingual society

8.3.3. Effective communication

8.3.4. Efficient communication

8.3.5. Empathetic communication

9. Carrers

9.1. Freelancer

9.2. In-house translators

9.3. Project managers

9.4. Translation companies

9.5. International businesses

9.6. International publishing

9.7. Journalism

9.8. Public relations

9.9. Teaching

9.10. Media

10. Postgraduate studies

10.1. Master of Arts Degree in Translation

10.2. Ph.D. in Translation

11. Reference

11.1. University of Exeter, UK (2018) What is translation studies? Available at What is Translation Studies? | Translation Studies at Exeter

12. Student

12.1. Jorge Baruch Jiménez Escobar