- Module code: GE904
- Module name: Translation and Cultural Difference between German and English
- Department: School of Modern Languages and Cultures
- Credit: 30
Module content and teaching
This module addresses a series of issues relating to translation as that which mediates between different cultures, with specific reference to translation between German and English / German-language and English-language cultural environments.The aim is to sensitise students to aspects of cultural as well as linguistic difference and the impact of cultural and historical context on what literary and related texts get translated and why and how.
Timetabled teaching activities
In addition to the weekly seminars, it is planned to schedule in occasional workshops with guest lecturers on specific wider aspects of translating between different cultures and media.
|Assessment group||Assessment name||Percentage|
|30 CATS (Module code: GE904-30)|
|A (Assessed work only)||Assessment||100%|
This module is available on the following courses:
- MA in Translation, Writing and Cultural Difference (QW98) - Year 1