ENG440 Translation and Globalization
Course Aims This course develops students’ understanding of translation and translation studies within the framework of globalization. Major translation theories that are related to globalization will be introduced to facilitate students’ grasp of current developments in the field of translation. Major topics include translation paradigm shifts as influenced by globalization, the impact of globalization on translation, translation and hegemony, and the role of modern technology and its influence on the translation industry. Upon completion of this course, students are expected to have gained critical insights and skills enabling them to undertake research in translation studies.