“Community translation” refers to the translation of different types of texts intended to facilitate communication between public services and people who do not have a good command of mainstream languages.
This week’s episode will welcome Associate Professor Mustapha Taibi from Western Sydney University and will focus on Community Translations.
Associate Professor Mustapha Taibi is a practitioner, educator and researcher in Interpreting and Translation. He currently works for Western Sydney University, where he was Director of Academic Program, Languages, TESOL, Interpreting and Translation from 2011 to 2015. As Director of Academic Program, he has developed a number of courses and provided educational leadership locally and internationally. In 2014 this was recognised with a Citation for Outstanding Contributions to Student Learning. His research interests include community interpreting and translation as well as discourse analysis. He is the leader of the International Community Translation Research Group (https://communitytranslation.net) and Editor-in-Chief of Translation & Interpreting, the International Journal of Translation and Interpreting Research (www.trans-int.org).
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