Jun 17, 2024  
College Catalog 2023-2024 
College Catalog 2023-2024 [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

SPAN 373 - Translation: Theory/Practice

This course is an introduction to the field of translation studies focusing on the linguistic, ethical, and cultural aspects of translation and interpretation. It aims to give students an understanding of the principles of translation and the role of the translator. It provides an opportunity to improve their language skills and to gain a deeper understanding of the intercultural aspects of the translation activity both in theory and practice. The cousre has a civic engagement component and is taught in partnership with a different community organization each semester (e.g. The Advocates for Human Rights, Centro Tyrone Guzman; James H. Binger Center for New Americans). Prerequisite(s): SPAN 305  and two other 300-level Spanish courses. Generally taught alternate years. (4 Credits)