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The University of Massachusetts Amherst

Audiovisual Translation

LLC 553

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

Summer 2023


May 30, 2023 - Jul 18, 2023
Base Cost: $1,262 ($631/credit)
Term Fee: $60
Class Fee $70
Start date: May 30, 2023
End date: Jul 18, 2023
Last day to add: Jun 03, 2023
Last day to drop: Jun 03, 2023
Last day to withdraw: Jun 27, 2023