Corpus Semiotics: Reassessing Context

Corpus Semiotics: Reassessing Context Conference Room (C1. 18), Ellen Wilkinson Building, The University of Manchester 5 June 2017 In association with DH@Manchester Keynote Speaker: Professor Svenja Adolphs (University of Nottingham) Corpus analysis, in the tradition of Firth, Halliday and Sinclair, proceeds from the assumption that meaning arises from language in use, rather than language as an abstract system of relations, […]

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[CFP] 8th International Symposium for Young Researchers in Translation, Interpreting, Intercultural Studies and East Asian Studies

Theme of the Conference   The 8th International Symposium for Young Researchers in Translation, Interpreting, Intercultural Studies and East Asian Studies will be held on the 30th June 2017 at the Faculty of Translation and Interpreting, Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona. The deadline for the submission of abstracts is February 28th, 2017. Abstracts must be submitted using the on-line form. The […]

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[CFP] 10TH INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE ON PROFESSIONAL COMMUNICATION AND TRANSLATION STUDIES

10TH INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE ON PROFESSIONAL COMMUNICATION AND TRANSLATION STUDIES   LANGUAGE AND COMMUNICATION: THE DIGITAL CHALLENGE 30-31 March 2017 Timişoara Given the success of PCTS9 in 2015, the 10th anniversary edition of the conference aims to continue the exchange of ideas on the impact of new technologies on communication, to highlight the evolution of humanities and social sciences in conjunction […]

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Translation and Censorship (Panel)

Translation and Censorship (Panel) 20 February 2017, 14:00 – 16:00 Seminar Room SG1, Alison Richard Building   Francesca Billiani (Manchester) Federico Federici (UCL) Rory Finnin (Cambridge)   Any text can be read as an expression of a given culture or ideology. The translated text, in mediating the author’s voice through that of the translator, presents a complex juxtaposition of ideological […]

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[CFP] PUBLIC SERVICE AND COMMUNITY INTERPRETING IN AFRICA

Call for Papers: PUBLIC SERVICE AND COMMUNITY INTERPRETING IN AFRICA On the 6 October 2017, the Institute of Multilingualism at the University of Fribourg, Switzerland, will host a 1-day workshop organized by the Swiss Society for African Studies (www.sagw.ch/en/africa.html) and the Institute of Multilingualism (www.institute-multilingualism.ch). Linguistic diversity in African societies involves a wide range of translating and interpreting practices among […]

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[CFP] 4th International Conference on Cognitive Research on Translation, Interpreting and Language Acquisition

4th International Conference on Cognitive Research on Translation, Interpreting and Language Acquisition   Date 3-4 November 2017   Venue Beijing Foreign Studies University, Beijing, China   Organizers Center for Translation Studies, School of English and International Studies, Beijing Foreign Studies University   Centre for Studies of Translation, Interpreting and Cognition (CSTIC) University of Macau   We are pleased to announce […]

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Spring School on Experimental and Corpus Linguistics – Aristotle University, Greece

Spring School on Experimental and Corpus Linguistics   This spring school offers a two-day compact course on experimental and corpus linguistics. The participants will acquire the necessary knowledge to handle corpora and experimental data sets for research and teaching purposes. The sessions will involve lectures and lab practice. Labs will include practice with tools to design linguistic experiments (e-prime) and […]

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CLASA2017 Conference of the Language Associations of Southern Africa

CLASA2017 Conference of the Language Associations of Southern Africa   On behalf of the Organizing Committee and School of Languages and Literatures: African Language Studies Section Rhodes University, we would like to welcome you to CLASA 2017 Conference website. This years focus is on: Multilingualism and Transformation in the Knowledge Age  The conference will be held at the Rhodes University Convention Centre from 26 June 2017 […]

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[CFP] TraFilm Conference Call for Papers

TraFilm Conference Call for Papers A remarkable number of films and television shows display more than one language (Inglourious Basterds, Jane the Virgin, The Lord of the Rings, Game of Thrones…); they include different languages or a language with significant internal variation. The translation of such written and audiovisual texts poses important theoretical and practical challenges, since language variation can […]

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