Non-professional interpreting and translation. State of the art and future of an emerging field of research

Mireia Vargas-Urpi

Abstract


In 2012, the University of Bologna at Forlì held the First International Conference on Non-Professional Interpreting and Translation (NPIT). This event rapidly became a milestone in NPIT studies, as it contributed significantly to the recognition and visibilization of NPIT as a field of research on its own within the discipline of translation and interpreting studies. The book reviewed here, Non-professional interpreting and translation. State of the art and future of an emerging field of research, edited by Rachelle Antonini, Letizia Cirillo, Linda Rossato and Ira Torresi was conceived during that conference and has naturally become the written counterpart to that very first event. The volume is a fundamental reading to understand the role and significance of NPIT in current translation and interpreting studies, as well as to learn about pioneering methods to approach this field...


Keywords


Non-Professional Interpreting and Translation; Language Brokering; Child Language Brokering

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