Dra. Mireia Vargas Urpi

                                                                                                                                                                                    

Contacte: mireia.vargas@uab.cat 
Web personal: http://pagines.uab.cat/mireia_vu
Autora del bloc: http://goutongcomunicar.blogspot.com.es/  Bloc sobre la comunicació als serveis públics amb els xinesos que viuen a Catalunya, amb enllaços i recursos per a traductors i intèrprets als serveis públics i mediadors interculturals.


Mireia Vargas-Urpi is a tenure-track professor at the Department of Translation and Language Sciences of the Pompeu Fabra University (UPF). She holds a PhD in Translation and Intercultural Studies by the Barcelona Autonomous University (UAB). She has a degree in Translation and Interpreting from the UAB, where she also completed a Master in Professional Chinese-Spanish Translation and Interpreting and an Official Master in Research on Contemporary East Asia. Her research interests include public service interpreting with the Chinese community, intercultural mediation, translation of welcome materials for the Chinese, intercultural communication with the Chinese and non-verbal communication in interactions with Chinese people. She has taught public service interpreting at degree level (UPF), at various MA programmes (UAB, UPF, Alcalá University, Pablo de Olavide University and Lleida University) and in various ad hoc training courses organised by public institutions.

Relevant publications:
Arumí, Marta; Vargas Urpi, Mireia (2017). Strategies in public service interpreting: a roleplay study of Chinese-Spanish/Catalan interactions. Interpreting, vol. 19, n. 1, 119-142.
Vargas-Urpi, Mireia (2012). State of the Art in Community Interpreting Research. Mapping the main research topics. Babel, vol. 58, n. 1, p. 50-72.
― (2013). Coping with nonverbal communication in public service interpreting with Chinese immigrants. Journal of Intercultural Communication Research, vol. 42, n. 4, 340-360.
― (2016). Problems and strategies in public service interpreting as perceived by a sample of Chinese-Catalan/Spanish interpreters. Perspectives: Studies in Translatology, vol. 24, n. 4, p. 666-678.
― (2017). Court Interpreting as a Shared Responsibility: Judges and Lawyers in a Corpus of Interpreted Criminal Proceedings. Revista Canaria de Estudios Ingleses, n. 75, 139-154. https://riull.ull.es/xmlui/handle/915/6970

Website: https://www.upf.edu/web/mireia-vargas-urpi
E-mail: mireia.vargas@upf.edu

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