[Event] Conceptual Analysis and Thematic Corpora: Theory, Methodology and Indicative Case Studies

A webinar organized by the Genealogies of Knowledge Research Network, in collaboration with Aston University, UK Date: Thursday 12th November Time: 09.45-13.00 (GMT) Venue: Blackboard Collaborate Ultra Registration via eventbrite: https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/conceptual-analysis-and-thematic-corpora-webinar-tickets-118966948345 Despite longstanding interest in the study of concepts across many disciplines and the phenomenal growth in corpus-based studies since the late 1980s, very little has been published on the intersection of […]

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[Grants] 2nd Call for AC/E Grants for Translation of Literary Works 2020

On the occasion of Spain’s participation as a Guest of Honour at the Frankfurt Book Fair 2022, Acción Cultural Española created in 2019 these translation grants to promote Spanish literary works among foreign publishers. Application Deadline: 6 October – 15 November 2020 The AC/E translation grants seek to encourage the sale of rights to foreign publishers and to publish Spanish […]

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[Event] The Food for Thought 2020-2021 online monthly lecture series

Cognitive Translation and Interpreting Studies may be considered the oldest empirical domain within modern Translation Studies, and one of the few concentrating on the human how. Researching mental processes associated to translating, interpreting and other forms of multilectal mediated communication is a promising approach because such processes are assumed to be the same in all humans through the times, even […]

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[Event] Online conference ‘World Literature and the Minor: Figuration, Circulation, Translation’

6-7 May 2021, University of Leuven CETRA member Núria Codina is organising an international conference on “World Literature and the Minor: Figuration, Circulation, Translation”, which will take place online on 6 and 7 May 2021. Conference website https://www.arts.kuleuven.be/world-literature-and-the-minor-figuration-circulation-translation Call for papers (abridged version) The conference “World Literature and the Minor: Figuration, Circulation, Translation” will explore the multifaceted meanings of the minor from different disciplinary perspectives—as […]

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[Webinar] Translator Ethics: From Cooperation to Risk and Trust

Date: 24/09/2020 Time: 5:00-7:00PM Location: Online via Zoom Speaker: Professor Anthony Pym Registration at Zoom   Abstract: How does a translator know which strategy to use? What is the overall aim of our work between languages and cultures? An ethics of cooperation posits that the goal of cross-cultural communication is to achieve mutual benefits for all communication partners, including the mediator. Any strategy is […]

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[CFP] TRANSMEDIAL TURN?

TRANSMEDIAL TURN?: POTENTIALS, PROBLEMS AND POINTS TO CONSIDER 8–11 December 2020, University of Tartu, Estonia We are happy to invite you to participate in the conference “Transmedial turn?” – the second conference in a series of academic gatherings dedicated to the study of intersemiotic processes in culture. The conference will take place as an e-conference. Registration is now open!  Early bird registration ends 30 september 2020. As the title […]

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[Event] Online symposium

Decolonising Modern Languages: A Symposium for Sharing Practices and Ideas Date: 8 September 2020, 10.15am – 11 September 2020, 4.00pm Institute: Institute of Modern Languages Research Type: Conference / Symposium Venue: Online All times are in BST Day 1 Tuesday 8 September 10:15 Welcome & Introduction from the Organisers 10:30 Panel 1: De-Colonial Teaching and ‘Epistemic Decolonisation’ Elizabeth Ward (University […]

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[CFP] IATIS2021 Panel 1: Translation in the global media ecology: New patterns of translation and distribution in the streaming age

Deadline 24 September for abstracts Panel 1: Translation in the global media ecology: New patterns of translation and distribution in the streaming age Convenors: Jinsil Choi (Keimyung University), Jonathan Evans (University of Portsmouth) & Kyung Hye Kim (Shanghai Jiao Tong University) While there have been calls to ‘recenter globalization’ since the early 2000s (Iwabuchi 2002), the development of streaming media […]

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[CFP] OLLANA RICERCA CONTINUA on AUDIOVISUAL TRANSLATION

AUDIOVISUAL TRANSLATION CALL FOR PROPOSALS 2020 “COLLANA RICERCA CONTINUA”  Associazione “Ricerca Continua” is the Association of PhD students and Alumni of the University of Rome Tor Vergata. Its editorial series, named “Collana Ricerca Continua,” is currently launching a call for proposals for its sixth issue, due in early 2021, and is going to welcome essays from scholars from every corner […]

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