[2016-03-23] Public Lecture: Dr. Luis Pérez-González

Public Lecture
Dr. Luis Pérez-González
Centre for Translation and Intercultural Studies
The University of Manchester
Audioviusal Translation in the Digital Media Ecology
Date: 23 March, 2016 (Wednesday)
Time: 10:30 a.m.
Venue: Room 110, T.C. Cheng Building, United College, The Chinese University of Hong Kong
About the Speaker
Dr Luis Pérez-González is Senior Lecturer in Translation Studies at the Centre for Translation and Intercultural Studies, University of Manchester (UK). He has published extensively on different aspects of film and audiovisual translation, multimodal communication, corpus-based translation studies, forensic linguistics and systemic functional linguistics. He is the Editor of The Interpreter and Translator Trainer and has recently guest edited special issues of The Journal of Language and Politics 11 and The Translator 18(2). He has acted as a consultant for the European Agency for Reconstruction on the development of translation and interpreter training programmes and translation certification mechanisms in Eastern Europe; for the European Commission on a project on the social impact of translation in multilingual communities; and for Qatar Foundation and Hamad bin Khalifa University (Doha) on the foundation of the Translation and Interpreting Institute.
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