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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|9:30||Setting the context with individual presentations|
|11:00||Tea/Coffee & Biscuits|
|12:30||Lunch; short turn around Grant [Darwin] museum|
|14:00||Workshop, in three groups:
• Blueprints for (mock or real) mini collaborative research projects
- Discuss aspects/features of linguistic/cultural representation in the sample film/s* and agree on one or several aspects to research from the point of view of reception/audiences responses.
- Explore/devise/document options for a collaborative methodology for researching this/these aspects from the point of view of reception/audience response
* a) Vicky Cristina Barcelona (W. Allen, 2008) (Engl/other languages to Lang X);
b) one sample film of your choice (Lang X to English
• Draft a mini interdisciplinary research proposal (one-page, bullet point/note form)
• Report and discussion
|16:30||Tea/Coffee & Mini Scones|
• Synthesis of workshop outcomes
• Collaborations? funders? actions? Publications…
|18:15||Short walk (probably to the British Museum, Elgin marbles for Louisa!)|
The Provost Dining Room, UCL, Gower Street, London WC1E 6B
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.
|10:00||Introduction: What do we know about film(s in) translation and audiences responses to linguistic and cultural representation? (MN Guillot)
|10:30||Taster sessions by the delivery team - Research challenges and methodologies from the perspectives/approaches represented in the delivery team.
There will be 10 sessions to chose from (10-minute presentations, 5 mn for questions) (please see session descriptors for titles and details)
• each session will be delivered twice as shown below [slots 1 + 3 for 1 to 5; slots 2 + 4 for 6-10]
• each participant will be able to select and attend 4 sessions over the overall four-sessions programme slot
|11:45||Post-taster sessions: impact on participants’ experience
• Sharing out and discussion of experience in sub-groups of participants representing the range of taster sessions, with observers/respondents from the workshop team
|12:15||Full group debriefing with short reports from each of the subgroup/discussion|
1) Demo Sessions - Software and/or Methodology
1) Mock Micro-Research Projects
|16:00||Tea/Coffe with Mini-Scones|
|16:30||Debriefing/way forward/research groups|