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Keiran Dunne

Professor of French Translation; Chair

Keiran Dunne holds a Ph.D. in French Civilization from The Pennsylvania State University, as well as a D.E.A. from the Université des Sciences Humaines de Strasbourg and a maîtrise from the Université de Haute-Bretagne/Rennes II in France. He has extensive experience as a localization subcontractor for Fortune 500 companies and other corporate clients, and draws upon this experience in his courses. His primary research interests are software and website localization; translation and localization project management; quality management, risk management and terminology management in translation and localization projects; and twentieth-century French cultural history. He is the editor of the collective volume, Perspectives on Localization, the co-editor of the collective volume Translation and Localization Project Management: The Art of the Possible, and is currently working on a computer-assisted translation and localization textbook. He is a member of the American Translators Association, IEEE, The Institute of Localisation Professionals and the Project Management Institute.

Scholarly, Creative & Professional Activities

 RESEARCH & TEACHING INTERESTS:

   Software, Web Site & Multimedia Localization

   Project Management for the Language Industry

   Quality Management and Terminology Management in Language Projects

   French Cultural History (1870 to Present)

   International Mass Communication and National Identity

   French Regions and Regionalism

   Francophonie

   Twentieth-Century Cultural Politics and Sport

    

AREAS OF PUBLICATION


Localization

Project Management for the Language Industry

Quality Management and Terminology Management in Language Projects

French Cultural History (1870 to Present)

International Mass Communication and National Identity

French Regions and Regionalism

Francophonie

Twentieth-Century Cultural Politics and Sport

OFFICE
Applied Linguistics, Institute for
Department of Modern and Classical Language Studies
Satterfield Hall
OFFICE HOURS

Chair

CONTACT INFO
Phone: 330-672-1805
Fax: 330-672-4009
kdunne@kent.edu
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