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Second Annual Rutgers Translate-a-Thon
Friday, February 28, 2020
10 AM-5 PM
1 Spring Street - The Language Center (SPR-402 and SPR-403)
Do you speak, or are you learning, any of these languages? Join us for the second annual Rutgers Translate-a-thon, dedicated to bringing together students and speakers of many different languages around short-term translation projects that benefit the RU community and beyond. Bring your language skills, curiosity, and a laptop if you have one and work with us on....
- translating poetry, video games, and community partners’ documents from Spanish to English & English to Spanish
- translating Wikipedia articles from French and English into Arabic
- translating K-Pop lyrics and Korean poetry into English... (1-3:30 PM)
- translating an episode of Valerii Todorovskii’s “Оттепель [The Thaw]” from Russian into English
- translating RU Writing Program documents, Chinese to English & English to Chinese
- and more!
Refreshments will be served.
Co-sponsored by the Department of German, Russian & East European Languages and Literatures, the Program in Comparative Literature, The Language Center, Ideas Beyond Borders, the Department of French, the Department of English, the Department of Spanish & Portuguese, the Department of AMESALL, the Department of Asian Languages and Cultures, and the Rutgers Writing Program.
First Annual Rutgers Translate-a-thon
Friday, February 22, 2019
Do you speak, or are you learning, Russian? Join us for the first annual Rutgers translate-a-thon, dedicated to producing English-language subtitles for Sergei Solov’ev’s cult Soviet rock epic ASSA (1987). Bring your language skills, curiosity, and a laptop if you have one. We’ll show you how to use Amara, a cloud-based subtitling platform, as we work on subtitles together throughout the day.
Professor Khazanov, Lidia Levkovitch, and Georgii Gritcunov at the 2019 Translate-a-thon
Georgii Gritcunov, Svetlana Bogomolny, Professor Khazanov, Lidia Levkovitch, and Professor Van Buskirk at the 2019 Translate-a-thon