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Science and Literature Seminars: Francis Galton, Karl Pearson and the Biographical Laboratory

This talk will explore Francis Galton's use of biography; it will account for his use of biographical dictionaries as the basis for his early work in eugenics, including his own attempts to institute a so-called 'Golden Book of Thriving Families' as foundational work for early British sociology. More...

Starts: Dec 2, 2014 5:30:00 PM

Subtitles, Surtitles & Supertitles

Publication date: Apr 25, 2014 3:03:09 PM

Start: May 27, 2014 1:00:00 PM
End: May 27, 2014 2:00:00 PM

Location: Roberts G08, Sir David Davies Lecture Theatre, Roberts Building, Malet Place, London, WC1H 0AT

Toneelgroep Amsterdam (TA) Roman Tragedies, Jan Versweyveld

Wallander, The Killing, Borgen. We’re watching more and more TV series with subtitles. Theatre audiences are welcoming visiting productions in their original language supported by surtitles including the Globe to Globe season at Shakespeare’s Globe and the Barbican’s BITE programme.

Geraldine Brodie uncovers the detailed workings of subtitling in live performance, and discusses the inventive ways in which these visible translations are incorporated into productions to enhance the audience’s engagement with a play’s original language and culture.

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