Personal profile

Biography

Dr Jim Hlavac is a senior lecturer in Translation and Interpreting Studies in the School of Languages, Literatures, Cultures and Linguistics. He is a certified and practising professional interpreter and translator for Croatian, English and German. He has published widely in the field of Translation and Interpreting Studies and also in the related disciplines of multilingualism, contact linguistics, intercultural communication, pragmatics and language maintenance/shift.

His research interests lie in the following areas:

Translation and Interpreting:

  • Pedagogy of interpreting
  • Lay and non-professional interpreting
  • Incidence of interpreting and translation amongst multilinguals and multilingual societies
  • Standards and benchmarks of interpreting and translation

Linguistics

  • Contact linguistics
  • Bilingualism
  • Morpho-syntactic and lexical innovation in migrant languages
  • Language attitudes

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Projects 2005 2019

Research Output 1991 2018

Professional Ethics and Professional Conduct

Hebenstreit, G., Marics, A. & Hlavac, J. 2017 UNHCR Handbook for Interpreters in Asylum Procedures. Pöllabauer, S. & Topolovec, I. (eds.). Vienna Austria: Frank & Timme, p. 70-84 15 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter (Book)

Open Access
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Sight Translating Interview Transcripts

Spitzl, K. & Hlavac, J. 2017 UNHCR: Handbook for Interpreters in Asylum Procedures. Pöllabauer, S. & Topolovec, I. (eds.). Vienna Austria: Frank & Timme, p. 121-136 16 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter (Book)

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Prizes

Faculty of Arts Dean's Award for Research Impact.

Rita Pierina Wilson (Recipient), Marc Orlando (Recipient) & Jim Hlavac (Recipient), 2017

Prize: Other distinction