Translation and Inter-Cultural Research Cluster : Faculty of Arts, Business, Law and Education : The University of Western Australia
 
 

Faculty of Arts, Business, Law and Education

Translation and Inter-Cultural Research Cluster

Language

Key research areas

Here is a list of examples of our key research areas.

  • Corpus-based translation studies
  • Descriptive translation studies
  • Contrastive Linguistics (Persian, Mandarin, Japanese, Hebrew, Hindi, Indonesian, German, Italian, French, Spanish)
  • Postcolonial literature
  • Gender and translation studies
  • Translation quality assessment and teaching
  • Comparative literature
  • Literary translation and poetry
  • Translation history
  • Translation of popular romance and mass media
  • Interpreting
  • Translation stylistics
  • Quantitative translation methodologies
  • Translation genres and discourse analysis
  • Specialized translation (science and technology; official documents; legal; literary; tourist …)
  • Language variation and change in cross-national contexts
  • Language in culture and society
  • Discourse and pragmatics
  • Multilingualism
  • Cross-cultural issues in translation and interpreting