Jan Buts

e-mail: 

jan.buts@boun.edu.tr

Phone: 
6516
Interest Areas: 

Translation theory, corpus linguistics, conceptual history, online media

 

Education: 

2019   Ph.D. in Translation and Intercultural Studies —the University of Manchester

2015   MA in Western Literature—KU Leuven

2014   BA in Linguistics and Literature—KU Leuven

 

 

Academic Career: 

Postdoctoral researcher at the QuantiQual Project–Trinity College Dublin, Ireland

Co-coordinator of the Genealogies of Knowledge Research Network

 

Selected Publications: 

Buts, Jan (2020) ‘Phobia: A corpus study of political diagnostics’, – in John Ødemark and Eivind Engebretsen (eds) Challenging Medical Knowledge Translation: Convergence and divergence of translation across epistemic and cultural boundaries. Collection of Humanities and Social Sciences Communications 7(101): 1-9.

Buts, Jan (2020) ‘Memes of Gandhi and Mercury in Anti-Vaccination Discourse’, – in An Nguyen and Daniel Catalan (eds) Health and Science Controversies in the Digital World: News, Mis/Disinformation and Public Engagement, Special issue of Media and Communication: 8(2): 353-363.

Buts, Jan (2020) ‘Community and Authority in Roar Magazine’ – in Mona Baker and Henry Jones (eds) Genealogies of Knowledge. Collection of Palgrave Communications 6(16): 1-12.

Buts, Jan (2020) ‘Translation and Prefiguration: Consolidating a conceptual encounter’ –Perspectives: Studies in Translation Theory and Practice 28(2): 224-237.

Poncelas, Alberto, Jan Buts, James Hadley, and Andy Way (2020) ‘Using Multiple Subwords to Improve English-Esperanto Automated Literary Translation Quality’ – in Alina Karakanta, Atul Kr. Ohja, Chao-Hong Liu et al. (eds) Proceedings of the 3rd Workshop on Technologies for MT of Low Resource Languages: 108-117. Suzhou: Association for Computational Linguistics.