TRAN2035 Translation, Museums and Intercultural Representation (3 units)
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This course aims to provide an introduction to translation and intercultural representation in museums and heritage sites, which are crucially important places for the representation of cultures. The course aims to provide students with an understanding of the key concepts in museum translation and the design of bilingual materials for a range of different uses in the multi-semiotic museum space, as well as fostering an appreciation of how museums function in a globalized world. At a practical level, it aims to provide training in writing and translating different types of museum text, from museum catalogues to audio guides and museum websites.
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