LINGUIST List 14.3332

Wed Dec 3 2003

Calls: General Ling/Sweden; Translation/Ireland

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  1. uca, The 4th Biannual Conference of NISN (Nordic Irish Studies Network)
  2. gabriela.saldanha, FIRST DUBLIN CITY UNIVERSITY POSTGRADUATE CONFERENCE IN TRANSLATION STUDIES

Message 1: The 4th Biannual Conference of NISN (Nordic Irish Studies Network)

Date: Tue, 2 Dec 2003 04:01:34 -0500 (EST)
From: uca <ucadu.se>
Subject: The 4th Biannual Conference of NISN (Nordic Irish Studies Network)

The 4th Biannual Conference of NISN (Nordic Irish Studies Network) 

Date: 22-Apr-2004 - 24-Apr-2004
Location: Dalarna University College, Falun, Sweden
Contact: Irene Gilsenan Nordin
Contact Email: igndu.se 
Meeting URL: http://www.du.se/ducis 

Linguistic Sub-field: General Linguistics 
Subject Language: English 
Call Deadline: 15-Dec-2003 


Meeting Description:

LIMINAL BORDERLANDS: IRELAND PAST, PRESENT, FUTURE 
Interdisciplinary Conference in Irish Studies 

The 4th Biannual Conference of NISN (Nordic Irish Studies Network)
will be held at Dalarna University College, SWEDEN, from 22-24 April,
2004.

The conference theme is Liminal Boundaries: Ireland Past, Present and
Future. The conference will be interdisciplinary and we welcome
submissions for panels and papers in literature, language, drama,
film, art, music, history, politics, philosophy, cultural studies,
folklore, and other relevant academic disciplines that can relate the
conference theme to the subject of Irish Studies. Possible topics
include, but are not limited to


* exile; hybridity; nomadism
* local/global communities; nationalism/postnationalism
* postcolonial subjectivity; migration studies; cultural/linguistic
identity
* translation; language politics
* liminal bodies/spaces; threshold experiences; memory
* transgressive identities; cyborgs 
* gender; queer theory FINAL CALL

Please submit 250-word abstracts/panel proposals, including a short
CV, by 15 December, 2003. Papers should be limited to 20 minutes in
length. Presenters of papers are required to be members of NISN
(Nordic Irish Studies Network) by March 04. For information on
membership see the NISN website on www.hum.au.dk/engelsk/nisn.


Those who wish to co-ordinate special interest sessions are very
welcome to do so and should notify the conference organiser of the
topic and names of participants. Topic proposals for round-table
discussions are also welcome.


The following panels have been proposed: 


1) Negotiating Ethnicity and Identity in Irish American Literature


What are the realities of being Irish AND American? How is it
different from being Irish OR American? Papers addressing questions of
subjectivity,identity and ethnicity, or any other other issues related
to Irish American literature, are welcome.


For this panel please send abstracts of 250 words no later than 31
January, 2004, to: 
Dr Mats Tegmark 
Assistant Professor of English
Dalarna University College 
SE-79188 Falun, SWEDEN 
mtedu.se


2) Hiberno English and the Construction of Identity


How do Hiberno English dialect and accent affect the construction of
identity? How and when is dialectical identity marked? How are
language features modified in Irish vs. non-Irish contexts? Papers
addressing the linguistic construction of identity, or any other other
issues related to Hiberno English, are welcome. Send abstracts of 250
words no later than 31 January, 2004, to


Dr Una Cunningham
Associate Professor of English
Dalarna University College
S-79188 Falun, SWEDEN
ucadu.se


Address all other proposals and inquires to conference organiser:
Dr Irene Gilsenan Nordin
Assistant Professor of English
DUCIS (Dalarna University Centre for Irish Studies)
Dalarna University College 
SE 791 88 Falun, SWEDEN 


E-mail: igndu.se; Phone: +46 23 77 8308; Fax +46 23 77 8080
http://www.du.se/ducis
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Message 2: FIRST DUBLIN CITY UNIVERSITY POSTGRADUATE CONFERENCE IN TRANSLATION STUDIES

Date: Tue, 2 Dec 2003 05:01:10 -0500 (EST)
From: gabriela.saldanha <gabriela.saldanhadcu.ie>
Subject: FIRST DUBLIN CITY UNIVERSITY POSTGRADUATE CONFERENCE IN TRANSLATION STUDIES

FIRST DUBLIN CITY UNIVERSITY POSTGRADUATE CONFERENCE IN TRANSLATION
STUDIES

Date: 26-Dec-2004 - 27-Dec-2004
Location: DUBLIN, Ireland
Contact: Gabriela Saldanha
Contact Email: gabriela.saldanhadcu.ie 
Meeting URL: http://www.ctts.dcu.ie/CFPpgconf.html 

Linguistic Sub-field: Translation 
Call Deadline: 15-Jan-2004 

Meeting Description:


This one and a half day conference will provide a platform for
postgraduate students and postdoctorates in Translation Studies to
present their research and discuss matters relevant to their work in a
supportive environment. Master students thinking about pursuing
doctoral research are also invited to attend. A number of staff
members from the Centre for Translation and Textual Studies (CTTS)
specialised in a wide range of subjects will be present to offer
feedback to the speakers. Prof. Michael Cronin and Prof. Jennifer
Williams will close the conference by rounding up issues raised in the
sessions. 
Presentations on all areas of Translation Studies are
welcome. Papers should report on one or more of the following: 
- research findings 
- methodological issues 
- ethical issues
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