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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[CFP] TRANSLATION AND DISRUPTION: GLOBAL AND LOCAL PERSPECTIVES

TRANSLATION AND DISRUPTION: GLOBAL AND LOCAL PERSPECTIVES   Saturday 4 November 2017 Confirmed Keynote speaker:  Prof. Dorothy Kenny, Dublin City University. Since Clayton Christensen’s seminal book Innovator’s Dilemma showed how a small-scale but innovative digital technology can overthrow large established businesses overnight, the idea of digital disruption has been causing both excitement and concern in businesses worldwide, from financial and legal services to entertainment distribution and the taxi industry. The […]

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[CFP] V International Translating Voices Translating Regions

V International Translating Voices Translating Regions 20 September 2016 ‘Minority languages, risks, disasters and regional crises’ DATES: 13-15 DECEMBER 2017 VENUE: EUROPE HOUSE, LONDON TIMES: 9:30-16:30 The Centre for Translation Studies announces the V International Conference Translating Voices, Translating Regions, convened by Dr Christophe Declercq and Dr Federico M. Federici. Deadline to submit panel proposals: 15 February 2017 Deadline to submit abstracts for […]

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Subtitling (Advanced)

Overview   This one-day course on advanced subtitling will help you tackle subtitling challenges more confidently. You’ll work with audiovisual texts from authentic contexts and practise time-cuing and translation. You’ll familiarise yourself with different types of audiovisual texts and will look at the respective approaches used to translate these within the framework of interlingual subtitling. This course is run by […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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