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The University of Massachusetts Amherst

Audiovisual Translation

LLC 590A

This course introduces students to audiovisual translation (AVT), one of the fastest growing areas within the translation industry. Coursework includes an overview of the discipline and discussions on its polysemiotic nature, an introduction to different areas of audiovisual translation, such as audio description and dubbing, and a more focused exploration of subtitling. Content includes weekly readings and reflective discussions, hands-on video materials, practical activities, and an overview of technical considerations.
Course Details


May 17, 2021 - Jul 2, 2021
Base Cost: $1,050 ($525/credit)
Term Fee: $50
Class Fee $60
Start date: May 17, 2021
End date: Jul 02, 2021
Last day to add: May 21, 2021
Last day to drop: May 21, 2021
Last day to withdraw: Jun 14, 2021