[CFP] Arab World English Journal for Translation & Literary Studies (AWEJ-tls)

Call for Papers for February 2017  

Arab World English Journal for Translation & Literary Studies (AWEJ-tls) welcomes the submission of papers for February issue, 2017. The deadline for manuscript submission is January, 20, 2017. The issue publication date is February issue, 2017. For more information visit http://awej-tls.org/index.php/paper-submission/.

The papers can address, but are not limited to, the following areas:

1-Literary Studies

  • 20th Century Literature
  • Modern and Postmodern literature
  • Modern fiction studies
  • Comparative Literature
  • Modern Literary Theory
  • Victorian literature
  • Romanticism in Literature
  • Elizabethan literature
  • Renaissance Literature
  • Medieval and Renaissance Studies
  • Shakespearean Plays
  • Theorizing transnational literature (world literature, comparative literature, transnational literature)
  • Minority literatures
  • Literary representations of censorship
  • American literature
  • American Dream in Literature
  • World Literature in English
  • Studies in Poetry
  • Studies in Fiction
  • Studies in Literary Criticism and Theory
  • Literary Theory and the Teaching of Literature
  • History of Literary Criticism and Theory
  • Contemporary American Literature
  • Nineteenth-Century American Literature
  • Modern American Literature
  • Teaching Literature to Adolescents
  • Teaching Literature to Children
  • Studies  Science  Fiction


  • The role of translation in mediating the exchange of knowledge across cultural and linguistic divides
  • The role of literary translation in challenging or reinforcing cultural difference
  • Translation studies: development, problems and solutions.
  • Basic issues in traditional translation research and new perspectives
  • Translation theory and practice and global changes
  • Semantic theories in translation and interpreting
  • The linguistic, cognitive, communicative, cultural, technological dimensions of translation
  • Contrast between sight interpretation and paper translation,
    Syntax differences between target language and source language
  • Arabic machine translation
  • E-dictionaries and translation
  • Translation and monolingual/bilingual dictionaries
  • Theoretical reflections on translation
  • Future use of corpora in translation studies
  • Translation and creativity
  • Translation and pragmatics
  • New approaches and theories in translation
  • General translation theory versus specific theories the literary translation
  • Teaching translation and literature in translation
  • Foreign language teaching and translation
  • The role of the translator in the dialogue among civilizations
  • The role of translation in cross-cultural and multi-cultural communication
  • The digital age and translation
  • Toward cultural translation
  • Globalization and translation

Call for Reviewers

Arab World English Journal for Translation and literary Studies (AWEJ-tls) is currently seeking experienced peer reviewers to review manuscripts in the areas of translation and literature. If  you are interested in contributing as a peer reviewer please send your CV as an attachment  to the journal editor at : editor@awej.org