[Event] The Behavioral Economics of Translating World Literature: Translators as Econs, Humans, and Queers

The Behavioral Economics of Translating World Literature: Translators as Econs, Humans, and Queers Date: 03/06/2020 Time: 6:00-8:00PM Location: Online via Zoom Speaker: Professor Douglas Robinson   Abstract: Behavioral economics is an academic newcomer: it was born in the 1980s out of experiments conducted by Amos Tversky and Daniel Kahneman, based on their empirical findings of predictable irrationality in human economic decision-making. Neoclassical economists had […]

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[CFP] THE COMPLEXITY OF SOCIAL-CULTURAL EMERGENCE

CALL FOR ABSTRACTS FOR A CONFERENCE ON “THE COMPLEXITY OF SOCIAL-CULTURAL EMERGENCE: BIOSEMIOTICS, SEMIOTICS AND TRANSLATION STUDIES” Organizers: Kobus Marais, University of the Free State Reine Meylaerts, KU Leuven Maud Gonne, UNamur/ UCLouvain Since the emergence of complexity thinking, scholars from the natural and social sciences as well as the humanities are renewing efforts to construct a unified framework that […]

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[Prize] The Stephen Spender Prize 2020 for poetry in translation

The Stephen Spender Prize 2020 for poetry in translation in association with the Guardian Translate into English any poem from any language – ranging from Arabic to Uzbek, from Danish to Somali—and win cash prizes! You are warmly invited to enter the Stephen Spender Prize for poetry in translation, with categories for young people (14-and-under, 16-and-under, and 18-and-under) as well as an open category for […]

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[CFP] Symposium on (Im)Politeness: pragmatics of translation, 24-26 June, 2021

In 2021 the 13th meeting of the international Symposium on (Im)Politeness and the 7th meeting of the biannual iMean  (interaction and meaning)  conference will be merged for a meeting on the “pragmatics of translation” on 24-26 June, 2021. We hope that you will hold the dates and be able to join us. We will invite papers on translation outcomes and processes which highlight a […]

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[CFP] Parallel Corpora: Creation and Applications

International Symposium PaCor 2020 Vitoria-Gasteiz, 19-20 November 2020 The research group TRALIMA/ITZULIK GIC IT 1209-19 of the University of the Basque Country/Euskal Herriko Unibertsitatea (UPV/EHU) is pleased to organise the III International Symposium on Parallel Corpora, PaCor 2020. This conference will take place on 19-20 November 2020 at the Micaela Portilla Research Institute in Vitoria-Gasteiz (University’s Campus of Álava). PaCor […]

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[CFP] New Trends in Translation and Technology, Rhodes Island, Greece, 5-7 July 2021

International Conference ‘New Trends in Translation and Technology’ (NeTTT)  Rhodes Island, Greece, 5-7 July 2021 First Call for Papers   The conference The forthcoming International Conference ‘New Trends in Translation and Technology’ (NeTTT’2021) will take place on the island of Rhodes, Greece, 5-7 July 2021. The objective of the conference is to bring together academics in linguistics, translation studies, machine […]

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[Call for Applications] The Martha Cheung Award for Best English Article in Translation Studies by an Early Career Scholar

The Martha Cheung Award for Best English Article in Translation Studies by an Early Career Scholar   Call for Applications The SISU Baker Centre for Translation and Intercultural Studies, Shanghai International Studies University, is pleased to announce that the Martha Cheung Award for Best English Article in Translation Studies by an Early Career Scholar is now accepting applications for the 2020/21 round. […]

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[CFP] The UMAQ Conference

The UMAQ Conference Due to the current situation related to COVID-19, the 2nd UMAQ Conference on “Understanding Quality in Media Accessibility and Audiovisual Transaltion” has been postponed. It will now take place at the University of Vigo on 16-17 September, 2021. The new deadline for abstract submission is 15 March 2021. The UMAQ Conference seeks to explore the ways in […]

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[CFP] TSNI Conference 2020

Translation Studies Network of Ireland: 2nd Annual Conference Friday 16th October 2020 Queen’s University Belfast A pre-conference music and poetry evening will be held on Thursday 15th October CALL FOR PAPERS Constellations, Configurations, Communities “Stars are made of flaming gas, but constellations are made of stories.” – Rebecca Solnit, Storming The Gates of Paradise: Landscapes for Politics, p 164. While […]

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[CFP] International Conference ‘New Trends in Translation and Technology’ (NeTTT)

International Conference ‘New Trends in Translation and Technology’ (NeTTT)  Rhodes Island, Greece, 28-30 September 2020 Second Call for Papers   The conference The forthcoming International Conference ‘New Trends in Translation and Technology’ (NeTTT’2020) will take place on the island of Rhodes, Greece, 28-30 September 2020. The objective of the conference is to bring together academics in linguistics, translation studies, machine […]

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