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October 3, 2019
International Translation Day

On the occasion of International Translation Day, the Holy Spirit University of Kaslik (USEK) organized a roundtable on the theme of “Translating Disabilities into Abilities”, with the participation of Sesobel and Home of Cine-Jam.

This event, organized by the Department of Languages and Literatures of the Faculty of Arts and Sciences, took place on Thursday, October 3, 2019 at 2:00 p.m., in Room D016 (Building D).


2:00 p.m. Welcome Speeches
- Dr. Ranya Salameh, Associate Dean of Doctoral Studies for Human and Social Sciences and Head of the Department of Languages and Literatures
- Dr. Léa Yahchouchi, Coordinator of Interpretation and Translation BA/MA Programs

2:10 p.m. - 2:40 p.m.
Translating into Lebanese Arabic for Children with Disabilities
Ms. Sabine Ghanem, Head of the Speech Therapy Unit – Sesobel
Moderator: Dr. Patricia Zaylah, USEK

2:40 p.m. - 3:30 p.m.
Screening of selected Zyara episodes (Season 2 & 3) subtitled by USEK translation students

3:30 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.
Students’ testimonies on subtitling stories of resilience and positivity
Moderator: Prof. Joseph Chraim, USEK

4:00 p.m. Reception
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