Demetaphorization as explicitating shifts in translation

Demetaphorization as explicitating shifts in translation

‘demetaphorization’ is generally associated with congruent unpacking of grammatical metaphors (cf. Halliday, 1985; Halliday and Matthiessen, 1999, 2004) see p. 164 in: A CORPUS-BASED STUDY OF CONJUNCTIVE EXPLICITATION IN ARABIC TRANSLATED AND NON-TRANSLATED TEXTS WRITTEN BY THE SAME TRANSLATORS/AUTHORS Fattah, Ashraf [Thesis]. Manchester, UK: The University of Manchester; 2010. Access to files   FULL-TEXT.PDF (pdf) Abstract This study investigates clause complexing and conjunctive explicitation in a speciallycompiled corpus consisting of two sets of Arabic translations and…

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The new SFL and CDA paper: Zhang, M., & Pan, H. (2015). Institutional power in and behind discourse

The new SFL and CDA paper: Zhang, M., & Pan, H. (2015). Institutional power in and behind discourse

Zhang, M., & Pan, H. (2015). Institutional power in and behind discourse: A case study of SARS notices and their translations used in Macao. Target, 27(3), 387–405 This article takes a critical approach to the study of the SARS notices and their translations from the perspective of discourse analysis. Drawing upon the insights of systemic functional linguistics (SFL) and critical discourse analysis (CDA), this study explores how language is used by different governmental institutions in…

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The SFL analyses of Holy Scripts. Eugene A. Nida (1964) Toward a Science of Translating

The SFL analyses of Holy Scripts. Eugene A.  Nida (1964) Toward a Science of Translating

Eugene A.  Nida (1964) Toward a Science of Translating: With Special Reference to Principles and Procedures Involved in Bible Translating   See also: Cay Dollerup Eugene A. Nida and Translation Studies  Dimitriu, Rodica and Miriam Shlesinger (eds). Translators and their Readers. In Homage to Eugene A. Nida. 2009.(Brussels: Les Édition du Hazsard), 81-93 http://www.cay-dollerup.dk/Docs/226%20Nida%20(2009).doc This article discusses the nature of scholarship in the humanities in order to put into perspective Eugene Nida’s Toward a Science of Translation….

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The new paper: “Predatory” open access: a longitudinal study of article volumes and market characteristics

The new paper: “Predatory” open access: a longitudinal study of article volumes and market characteristics

“In that sense, these authors and their institutions are part of a structurally unjust global system that excludes them from publishing in ‘high quality’ journals on the one hand and confines them to publish in dubious journals on the other” Cenyu Shen & Bo-Christer Björk “Predatory” open access: a longitudinal study of article volumes and market characteristics” BMC Medicine Volume 13, Issue 1, October 01, 2015, Article number 230 Read more: http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4589914/

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Introduction to Systemic Functional Linguistics

Introduction to Systemic Functional Linguistics

LinC Summer School and Workshop 2016 – Introductory Course The Introductory Course in SFL will introduce participants to the basics of SFL with a particular focus on clausal analysis. There will be sessions on each of the three metafunctions – the experiential, the interpersonal and the textual – as well as sessions discussing how the metafunctions combine to make multi-stranded meaning and on potential applications of the approach. The programme is set up to cover…

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SFL and languages other than English

SFL and languages other than English

LinC Summer school and workshop 2016 SFL and Languages other than English The focus of this course is on Systemic Functional Linguistics and Languages Other than English. We have brought together experts in areas such as typology, translation, language description and annotation. Each participant on the course will choose six sessions (two per day for a total of 6 hours each day) from the nine sessions listed below. Session descriptions have been presented in alphabetical…

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Rusia celebra un concierto de música clásica entre las ruinas de Palmira

Rusia celebra un concierto de música clásica entre las ruinas de Palmira

Rusia celebra un concierto de música clásica entre las ruinas de Palmira Guérguiev, un amigo de Putin que encabeza el teatro Maríinski de San Petersburgo, ha dirigido la orquesta   El director de orquesta ruso Valeri Guérguiev  –que encabeza el legendario teatro Maríinski, el Kírov de la época soviética, de San Petersburgo– ha llevado este jueves la obra Oración por Palmira, la música devuelve la vida a sus viejos muros al anfiteatro romano de la…

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Registration open for Corpus Linguistics Summer School (CCR, University of Birmingham)

Registration open for Corpus Linguistics Summer School (CCR, University of Birmingham)

Dear all, registration is now open for the CCR Summer School 2016: http://www.birmingham.ac.uk/research/activity/corpus/events/corpus-linguistics-summer-school.aspx Centre for Corpus Research, University of Birmingham  Corpus Linguistics Summer School 2016   20-24 June 2016   The summer school is open to undergraduate, postgraduate, and doctoral students, as well as researchers who want to improve their skills to apply corpus methods in their own research. The programme combines presentations on cutting-edge research with practical hands-on sessions. There will also be the…

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SYSTEMIC FUNCTIONAL LINGUISTICS (SFL) AS A SOCIOLINGUISTIC CONCEPTION

PROCEEDINGS OF THE INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE “EUROFRINGES”: GENDER AND CULTURAL IDENTITY, (THIRD EDITION) SEPTEMBER 17-19, 2015 CONTENTS I. LINGUISTICS AND TEACHING METHODOLOGY Invited lecture SYSTEMIC FUNCTIONAL LINGUISTICS (SFL) AS A SOCIOLINGUISTIC CONCEPTION: POSSIBILITIES AND LIMITS OF THEORETICAL FRAMEWORK …………………………………………………………………………….. 7 Mariia Rubtcova LE LANGAGE DES MÉDIAS ENTRE STÉRÉOTYPE ET CRÉATIVITÉ LANGAGIÈRE ……………………………………………………………………………. 26 Ludmila Braniste BRITISH DIPLOMATIC LANGUAGE ………………………………………………. 32 Violeta Negrea HUNGARIAN TERMS IN OLD ROMANIAN JURIDICAL DOCUMENTS … 38 Liliana Agache LEXICAL AND GRAMMATICAL…

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