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LINGUIST List 18.1428

Thu May 10 2007

Calls: Translation/UK

Editor for this issue: Ania Kubisz <anialinguistlist.org>

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        1.    Svenja Wurm, 3rd International Postgraduate Conference in Translation & Interpreting

Message 1: 3rd International Postgraduate Conference in Translation & Interpreting
Date: 10-May-2007
From: Svenja Wurm <S.B.Wurmhw.ac.uk>
Subject: 3rd International Postgraduate Conference in Translation & Interpreting

Full Title: 3rd International Postgraduate Conference in Translation & Interpreting
Short Title: TIPCITI

Date: 02-Nov-2007 - 03-Nov-2007
Location: Edinburgh, Scotland, United Kingdom
Contact Person: Svenja Wurm
Meeting Email: S.B.Wurmhw.ac.uk
Web Site: http://www.hss.ed.ac.uk/tipciti/

Linguistic Field(s): Translation

Call Deadline: 01-Jun-2007

Meeting Description:
Following the great success of two previous conferences hosted by Dublin City
University, this event aims to provide a platform for postgraduate students in
the field of Translation and Interpreting Studies to present their research in a
supportive environment and to meet and exchange ideas on current issues in the
field of Translation and Interpreting Studies with other new researchers from
around the world. A number of members of staff of the organising universities
will be present and will offer feedback to the speakers.

Keynote speaker:
Mona Baker, Professor of Translation Studies, University of Manchester, UK.

A workshop, presented by Ian Mason, Professor of Translation Studies at
Heriot-Watt University, will offer hands-on advice on how to write academic papers.

We welcome presentations by postgraduate students on all areas of Translation
and Interpreting Studies, which might, but don't have to, report on one of the
following areas:

- Audiovisual Translation
- Conference Interpreting
- Conflict and Translation
- Corpus-based Translation Studies
- Dialogue and Public Service Interpreting
- Gender and Translation
- Identity Issues in Translation and Interpreting
- Legal Issues in Translation and Interpreting
- Literary Translation and Translation of Children's Literature
- Media Translation and Localisation
- Signed Language Interpreting and Translation
- Translation and Interpreting in Postcolonial Contexts
- Translation and Cultural Studies
- Translation History
- Translator and Interpreter Training

Speakers will be allocated 15 minutes for presentation and 10 minutes for
discussion. Posters will be displayed during breaks.

Abstracts, including a title, a brief outline of your paper of 250-300 words and
up to five keywords, should be sent by email to Svenja Wurm, S.B.Wurmhw.ac.uk,
by Friday, 1 June 2007. Please provide contact details on all documents and
indicate whether you would prefer to be considered for a paper presentation or a
poster display.

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