Essays about: "translation studies"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 120 essays containing the words translation studies.

  1. 1. A WORLD OF RICE AND GODS: WHERE WHITE GRAINS SYMBOLIZE WEALTH. A study of Japanese game localization and crosscultural translation

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Institutionen för språk och litteraturer

    Author : Jamie Viklund; [2021-06-15]
    Keywords : japanska; Japanese; SIK; game localization; rice; culturally bound terms; translation; domestication; foreignization; Hasegawa; Venuti;

    Abstract : Studies of Japanese translation are a common topic, and with good reason. There is extensive materialto work with, and the vast differences between Japanese and many other languages creates translationchallenges of considerable complexity as such. READ MORE

  2. 2. Otome Game localization : A case study of the character Toma from Amnesia

    University essay from Högskolan Dalarna/Institutionen för språk, litteratur och lärande

    Author : Evamaria Dunkel-Duerr; [2021]
    Keywords : Otome game; game localization; Japanese studies; virtual love; character personality; iyashi; player reception; emotional attachment;

    Abstract : Using the Otome game Amnesia and its localized version Amnesia: Memories as a case study, the phenomenon of Otome games was explored from a translation- and Japanese studies' perspective. This paper investigated how translation choices shape character personality, and, as such, Western views. READ MORE

  3. 3. Stickering of Food Products at IKEA – Improving a Process Through Learning from Others

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Teknisk logistik

    Author : John Nyqvist; Victoria Vernet; [2021]
    Keywords : Stickering; labelling; packaging information requirements; food supply chain; process maturity; Technology and Engineering;

    Abstract : Title: Stickering of Food Products at IKEA–Improving a Process Through Learning from Others; Increasing process maturity to ensure future performance Authors: John Nyqvist and Victoria Vernet Supervisors: Eva Berg, Department of Industrial Management and Logistics, Faculty of Engineering, Lund University Problem description: Stickering has been used at IKEA for a long time to create compliant food products on markets where volumes are too low. Low volumes make it economically challenging to create compliant artworks and to produce large enough batches to meet cost requirements. READ MORE

  4. 4. Transculturalism and Modernism in Leung Ping-kwan ́s writing

    University essay from Stockholms universitet/Institutionen för Asien-, Mellanöstern- och Turkietstudier

    Author : Andrén Ingegerd; [2021]
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    Abstract : More than 45 million ethnic Chinese are settled outside China and about 20 % among them live in America. The aim of this study is to investigate how a Hong Kong writer in the diaspora has been influenced in his writing in a transcultural and modernist direction and in what way translation can be a part of transculturalism. READ MORE

  5. 5. Google Translate in English Language Learning : A Study of Teachers' Beliefs and Practices

    University essay from Högskolan Dalarna/Engelska

    Author : Nickole Laird Eriksson; [2021]
    Keywords : machine translation; Google Translate; translation in language teaching; language teacher cognition; TILT; FOMT;

    Abstract : The purpose of this study is to explore upper secondary school English teachers' beliefs and practices for free online machine translation (FOMT) tools. It is believed that students are using these tools, but the focus of this study is to highlight what teachers think and how they are addressing FOMT usage by students. READ MORE