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Harry Potter is funny. The tricky task of translating humour and character voices in the Harry Potter books
(NUI Galway, 2009)
Harry Potter (HP) has been translated into 45 languages, including Ancient Greek and Latin. It has also been adapted for an American-English audience, with minor but significant changes. Most HP translators have been daunted ...
Sport and the 1916 Rising
This chapter considers the role of sport in the lives of participants in the 1916 Easter Rising.
Poetry by the Book, Poetry by Numbers
The mass digitisation of our literary heritage has resulted in both possibilities and problems for the literary scholar. With the availability large-scale literary corpora comes the implicit perception that digital ...
For the Sake of Argument: Crowdsourcing Annotation of Macpherson's Ossian
The argument presented by a scholarly edition can usually be traced to the vision of a single editor or a very small group of editors. But is it possible or even desirable for an edition to present multiple, perhaps competing, ...
Reading Nations, Debating Identities: New Approaches to Macpherson's Ossian
Ossian Online is a project which will harness social media and new reading technologies to crowdsource annotations to the sequence of eighteenth-century works known collectively as the Ossian poems. The project will ...
PAISAGE - Portal Audiovisual Intercultural sobre el Aprendizaje de Gaélico y Español
(NUI Galway, 2011-09-21)
Esta presentación ilustra un proyecto cooperativo entre Acadamh na hOllscolaíochta Gaeilge y el departamento de español en la Universidad de Galway. Investiga el potencial de tecnologías audiovisuales para mejorar la ...
La reflexión en la enseñanza y el aprendizaje en la universidad: ¿Responde el Portfolio Europeo de Lenguas a nuestras necesidades?
In the past three decades, the whole university system has been undergoing a global shift to a new way of creating and using knowledge (Ramsden: 3). This shift brings together disciplines and encourages a practical ...
The Contraband of Hibernia
In the early 1980s, Anthony Cronin identified Thomas Moore as "the necessary national bard" suggesting that his work was crucial to the coherent articulation of Irish national identity in the early nineteenth century. ...
Effective design of total worker health interventions for lone workers: examples and implications for the Irish context
(Irish Ergonomics Society, 2014)
Workplace safety does not exist in a vacuum. Individuals come to work with a variety of advantages and disadvantages derived from their off-work activities. Extra-workplace behaviors and attitudes are likely to have greater ...
Environmental gains and social losses? Critical reflections on the sustainability potential of telework
Anthropogenic climate change and its environmenmtal and social consequences are of increasing concern worldwide. Approaches that advocate a 'greening' of current economic and social systems through technological ...