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Genealogies of Knowledge Presentation by Mona Baker at MLANG, Cardiff University, 22.02.17

This presentation was given by Mona Baker, Professor of Translation Studies at the University of Manchester. Mona is a key figure in the field of Translation and I have read and reviewed her core textbook on Translation Methods: In Other Words. Mona Baker at MLANG, Cardiff University This lecture presents ‘Genealogies of Knowledge‘ – ‘The Evolution and Contestation of Concepts Across Time and Space.’ ( @Genofknow) This is a project that started in April 2016 and has been funded by the Arts and Humanities Research Council for 4 years at a cost of £1 million. It is a corpora-based study of translations whereby a digital model is built up and records in database format data which comprises these translations which form a critical part of human knowledge. Mona would be giving demonstrations of the software in action, software that can be accessed via the official website of the project at http://genealogiesofknowledge.net Four people head up the Genealogies of Knowledge study. In charge of Translations and Classics we have Mona Baker, Luis Pérez Gónzalez and Peter Pormann. Taking care of Computer Science for the project is Saturnino Luz of the University of Edinburgh. Sitting on the advisory board of the project are experts in Politics, Classics, Medieval Studies, French, German, Translation Studies and History. Due to the volume of work that the project entails they could employ twice as many people. Translation is at the centre of the enquiry. Project looks at role in shaping intellectual history – emphasis on politics and science strong historical dimension Emphasis on historical lingua francas – Ancient Greek, Medieval Arabic, Latin and Modern English (primarily but not exclusively as Target Languages. Corpus-based – involves building several types of corpora, in the 4 lingua francas. There weren’t enough people involved in the study to cover the period of history when French was a lingua franca The project takes ‘Slices of Time’ There is a strong computational element – involves developing new, freeware software and interfaces Emphasis on visualization, especially of historical processes Builds on, refines and considerably extends pre-existing TEC (Translational English Corpus) software and methodology. After giving an introduction, Mona went on to demonstrate the software in action, even if it is still very much a work in progress. The Basic Tool of the software is KWIC, a keyword interface. With the Visualization element critical, the software delivers a Concordance Tree Browser that demonstrates dominant…

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High Horses

This mix takes you on a ride across a tribal plain. It’s like you are traversing the Steppes on a flying horse, a stomping course of deep and funky beats, a journey through house finishing with some wild Arabic grooves. Saddle up and enjoy! :::TRACKLISTING::: 1. Vision Masters & Tony King feat. Kylie Minogue – Keep on Pumpin’ It (Angelic Remix) [PWL Records] 2. Mooncat – Exploration (Original Journey) [Plastica] 3. Steve Lawler – Courses for Horses (Original Mix) [Renaissance] 4. Route 33 feat. Alex James – Looking Back (Redanka’s Sunlight Vocal Mix) [Motivo] 5. Jose Amnesia vs Karen overton – Your Loving Arms (Vocal Mix) [Ego Music] 6. Franz Ferdinand – Ulysses (Beyond the Wizard’s Sleeve Reanimation) [Domino Recording] 7. Kurd Maverick – Ring Ring Ring [White] 8. Joey Negro – Ride The Rhythm (Joey Negro Club Mix) [Z Records] 9. DJ Eako & Robert Livesu feat. Ezara Sanders – Night Moves (EKD Mix) [P1 Records] 10. Ballroom – Remember Me [Mauritius Music] 11. U-Facilities & Sciatica – Free My Soul (Original Mix) [Harlem] 12. Hybrid – Last Man Standing (Group therapy Mix) [White] 13. Djuma Soundsystem – Les Djinns (Sven Weber Remix) [Critical Mass] Wez G – High Horses by Wezg on Mixcloud

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