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Course Code etc
Academic Year 2023
College College of Intercultural Communication
Course Code DM589
Theme・Subtitle History of translation and interpreting mainly in the Japanese context
Class Format Face to face (all classes are face-to-face)
Campus Ikebukuro
Semester Fall semester
DayPeriod・Room Tue.2・1201
Credit 2
Course Number ICC3243
Language Others
Notes
Text Code DM589

【Course Objectives】

The objectives of the course are for students 1) to understand key events and phenomena in the history of translation and interpreting; 2) to recognize the importance of historical studies in understanding the practice of translation and interpreting in the present; and 3) to gain basic knowledge of approaches and methods in historical investigations into translation and interpreting.

【Course Contents】

Students will be introduced to the concept of translation and interpreting as mediating communication across languages and cultures; the relevance of historical studies to translation and interpreting practice in the world today; approaches and methods in studying translation and interpreting phenomena through history; and key events and phenomena in the history of translation and interpreting as a profession. Students are expected 1) to complete reading assignments and participate actively in class discussions; and 2) to conduct follow-up research on one of the topics covered in class or a topic of their choosing in the area of translation and interpreting history and produce an in-class presentation and a report at the end of the course.

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