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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.

Click here for photos from the 2020 Translate-a-thon!

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. 

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