English III (2010/2011)

Course code
4S00887
Name of lecturer
Roberto Cagliero
Coordinator
Roberto Cagliero
Number of ECTS credits allocated
9
Academic sector
L-LIN/12 - LANGUAGE AND TRANSLATION - ENGLISH
Language of instruction
Italian
Period
II semestre dal Feb 21, 2011 al May 28, 2011.

Lesson timetable

Learning outcomes

The course aims at providing basic notions of the discourse of tourism. Translation theory serves here as a tool to analyse the relationship between cultures, subcultures, and translation. The course will also include a research on the Italian translation of a film’s original script in English.

Syllabus

Acham, C. “Conclusion: Movin’ On Up” in Revolution Televised. Prime Time and the Struggle for Black Power. Minneapolis, U of Minnesota P 2004, pp. 171-216
Acham, C. “Was the Revolution Televised? Network News and Black Journal”” in Revolution Televised. Prime Time and the Struggle for Black Power. Minneapolis, U of Minnesota P 2004, pp. 25-53
Bassnett Susan and Lefevere André (edd.), "Introduction: Proust's Grandmother and the Thousand and One Nights" in Translation, History, and Culture. London, New York: Pinter Publishers, 1990

Bertazzoli, R. La traduzione. Teorie e metodi. Roma, Carocci 2006
Cagliero R. e C. Spallino, Dizionario di slang americano, Milano, Mondadori 2007 (1000 lemmi)

Culler, J. “The Semiotics of Tourism”, American Journal of Semiotics 1.1-2 (1981): 1-21. Disponibile anche in rete alla pagina http://homepage.mac.com/allanmcnyc/textpdfs/culler1.pdf

Dann G.M.S., The Language of Tourism. A Sociolinguistic Perspective, Wallingford, CAB INTERNATIONAL 2001 (in particolare “Tourism as a Language of Social Control”, pp. 68-100; “The Tourist as Child”, pp. 101-134; “Techniques of the Language of Tourism”, pp. 171-210: “Registers of the Language of Tourism”, pp. 211-252)

Federici, E. “What to Do and Not to Do When Translating Tourist Brochures” in AAVV, The Languages of Tourism. Milano, UNICOPLI 2007

Freddi, Maria and Pavesi, M. Analysing Audiovisual Dialogue. Linguistic and Translational Insights. Milano, CLUEB 2009

Gambier Y., H. Gottlieb (eds.), Multimedia translation : concepts, practices, and research, Philadelphia, John Benjamins 2001 (in particolare J.D. Cintas, “Striving for Quality in Subtitling: The Role of a Good Dialogue List”, pp. 199-211; A. Jäckel, “Shooting in English? Myth or Necessity?” pp. 73-89)

Lefevere André, "Translation: Its Genealogy in the West" in Translation, History, and Culture. London, New York: Pinter Publishers, 1990, pp. 15-27

Nornes, A.M,, “For an Abusive Subtitling” in Venuti, L. (ed.), The Translation Studies Reader, London, Routledge, 2000, pp. 447-469
Pavese M., La traduzione filmica. Aspetti del parlato doppiato dall’inglese all’italiano, Roma, Carocci 2006

Poncini, G., “The Challenge of Communicating in a Changing Tourism Market” in AAVV, Translating Tourism. Trento, EUST 2006, pp. 137-153

Ulrych M. e Simona Anselmi, “La traduttologia” in Studi Italiani di Linguistica Teorica e Applicata, anno XXXVII, 2008, I, pp. 259-78

Ulrych, M., Terminologia della traduzione, Milano, Hoepli 2002
Wachal R. S., “Taboo or not Taboo: That is the Question”, American Speech, 77, n.2, Summer 2002, pp. 195-201

Analisi individuale della traduzione di 30’ da un qualsiasi film a scelta.

Assessment methods and criteria

Attending and non-attending students are required to take an oral test.

Language proficiency requirements
A C1 English level certificate is required. Such certificate can be obtained either from the CLA (Centro Linguistico di Ateneo) or from other authorized testing centers, as described in the Students’ handbook.