RESEARCH WORKSHOP / UCL CENTRAS
WEDNESDAY 9 NOVEMBER 2016, 9:00AM-5:30PM / EVENING 6:15PM-10PM
Harnessing the tools of reception studies to research into AVT as cross-cultural literacy: agenda for the way forward.
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INTERDISCIPLINARY RESEARCH WORKSHOP - AVT AS CROSS-CULTURAL MEDIATION / UCL CENTRAS
THURSDAY 10 NOVEMBER 2016, 9:00AM-5:30PM
AVT Reception and Interculturality Workshop for AVT postgraduate research students and reflective AVT professionals.
The workshop is primarily intended for postgraduate students of audiovisual translation from the UK and abroad. Reflective audiovisual translation professionals who wish to pursue AVT projects may also benefit from this workshop. It will explore with them the challenges of, and methodologies for, researching AVT-mediated linguistic and cultural representation from the perspective of reception and audience response.
The workshop is organised in the context the AHRC-funded research network project Tapping the Power of Foreign Language Films: Audiovisual Translation as Cross-cultural Mediation (AHRC AH/N007026/1), and will be delivered by an international team of AVT, film studies and industry experts brought together by the project for an interdisciplinary Research Workshop on AVT as cross-cultural mediation with a focus on reception.
The workshop will involve a mix of taster presentations in the morning and hands-on activities in the afternoon. It will be a unique opportunity to engage with the work of leading international experts and benefit from their experience and guidance, in this very new domain of research.
The workshop is free to attend and covers tea/coffee and lunch. Other (travel or other) expenses are individual participants’ reponsibilityPlaces will be allocated on a first come first served basis.
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A few comments from participants
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Interdisciplinary aspect - good to bring together a knowledge pool from different sides of the AVT/film worlds
Small groups, working on specific research projects, a great way to get an insight into other researchers’ work and methodology
Networking, food for thought, new ideas for research methodologies
Great number of wonderful people from different research backgrounds and interests
Latest information on AVT research ….
Benefits for your research or professional activities
[…] more confident about AVT in general, […] have discovered some very useful avenues for potential research and application to my own professional work
The knowledge shared and acquired today will inform my future research projects and ideas for researching and communicating and teaching AVT. The different research methodologies offered an eye-opening experience as to the wealth of tools available.
The workshop gave me food for thought, for my research and for event organisation!
Wide variety of sessions to choose from, all of very high quality; friendly, knowledgeable tutors who explained everything patiently; very rich content throughout: I have learned a great deal
Innovative ways to rethink methodologies
Chance to talk to authors of important papers
Stimulating conversations, interesting people, information on tools and methodologies
Eye-opening though provoking, fun packed day
Everything has been extremely interesting and hugely beneficial for my own research
It was like speed dating for research – fun and very stimulating