[CFP] The Politics of Translation

We are pleased to invite translation scholars and researchers worldwide to contribute research papers to an edited volume, provisionally titled  The Politics of Translation The proposed volume will be considered for publication as an edited volume in ‘New Tends in Translation Studies’ to be published by Peter Lang (Oxford). Interested contributors are requested to submit to the volume editors: Ali […]

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[New Publication] Interpreter-mediated discourse as a vital source of meaning potential in intercultural communication: the case of the interpreted premier-meets-the-press conferences in China

By Chonglong Gu and Binhua Wang ABSTRACT Looking beyond a micro lexicogrammatical perspective, this article takes a broader discursive and sociopolitical view of meaning potential, arguing that interpreting in various political and institutional contexts creates new meaning potentials, with interpreters serving as agents and intercultural connecting points between discourses. This often engenders additional meaning potentials for further mediation in our […]

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[Job Vacancy] University Assistant (post doc) – The University of Vienna (Reference number: 11728)

The University of Vienna (20 faculties and centres, 178 fields of study, approx. 9.800 members of staff, about 90.000 students) seeks to fill the position from 01.04.2021 of a University Assistant (post doc) at the Centre for Translation Studies to 31.03.2027. Reference number: 11728 The University of Vienna Centre for Translation Studies (ZTW) is looking for an English-speaking post-doc candidate to join the […]

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[Job Vacancy] University Assistant (post doc) – The University of Vienna (Reference number: 11727)

The University of Vienna (20 faculties and centres, 178 fields of study, approx. 9.800 members of staff, about 90.000 students) seeks to fill the position from 01.06.2021 of a University Assistant (post doc) at the Centre for Translation Studies to 31.05.2027. Reference number: 11727 The University of Vienna Centre for Translation Studies (ZTW) is looking for an English-speaking post-doc candidate to join the […]

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[New Publication] Requests in Film Dialogue and Dubbing Translation: A Comparative Study of English and Italian

By Vittorio Napoli This volume is the first to give an account of speech act pragmatics and (im)politeness in film conversation and in dubbing translation, with a focus on requests. The scope of the book is twofold: on the one hand, it describes the pragmatic features of requests in English and Italian film dialogue, while, on the other, it reveals […]

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[New Publication] Multimodal Approaches to Chinese-English Translation and Interpreting

Edited By Meifang Zhang, Dezheng (William) Feng Book Description Nowadays, discourse analysis deals with not only texts but also paratexts and images; so do translation and interpreting studies. Therefore, the concept of multimodality has become an increasingly important topic in the subject areas of linguistics, discourse analysis and translation studies. However, up to now not much research has been done systematically on […]

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[CFP] The Journal of Audiovisual Translation (JAT)

As the only dedicated academic journal on the field of audiovisual translation, The Journal of Audiovisual Translation (JAT) encourages the submission of original research papers in the field of audiovisual translation (AVT) and media accessibility in areas including subtitling (or captioning), audio description (AD), dubbing and voice-over. We welcome contributions on traditional media such as television and film, new media, live events, […]

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[Job Vacancy] Assistant Professor in the area of Language and Translation – French

Università Ca’ Foscari Venezia – Department of Linguistics and Comparative Cultural Studies Location: Venice – Italy Salary: Not Specified Hours: Full Time Contract Type: Fixed-Term/Contract Placed On: 16th February 2021 Closes: 11th March 2021 Ca’ Foscari invites applications for a tenured-track Assistant Professor in the area of Language and translation – French Ca’ Foscari is a research intensive institution committed to competing […]

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[Job Vacancy] Assistant Professor in the area of Language and Translation – English

Università Ca’ Foscari Venezia – Department of Linguistics and Comparative Cultural Studies Location: Venice – Italy Salary: Not Specified Hours: Full Time Contract Type: Fixed-Term/Contract Placed On: 16th February 2021 Closes: 11th March 2021 a’ Foscari invites applications for a tenured-track Assistant Professor in the area of Language and translation – English. Ca’ Foscari is a research intensive institution committed to competing […]

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[Event] Translation and Memory: Hispanofilipino Literature and the Archive in the US Midwest

Event date: March 12, 2021 Seminar coordinator: Marlon James Sales (U-M Postdoctoral Fellow in Critical Translation Studies) Although Filipino migration has historically converged in other places across the US, it is in the Midwest, particularly at the University of Michigan, where some of the most extensive archival sources on this Southeast Asian nation can be found. These sources are generally used to examine […]

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