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LINGUIST List 19.1046

Sun Mar 30 2008

Confs: Translation, Typology/Australia

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        1.    Maria Herke, ISFC35: Translation & Interpreting Day


Message 1: ISFC35: Translation & Interpreting Day
Date: 29-Mar-2008
From: Maria Herke <mariahcmac.com>
Subject: ISFC35: Translation & Interpreting Day
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ISFC35: Translation & Interpreting Day
Short Title: ISFC35: T & I Day

Date: 23-Jul-2008 - 23-Jul-2008
Location: Sydney, Australia
Contact: Mira Kim
Contact Email: Mira.Kimling.mq.edu.au

Linguistic Field(s): Translation; Typology

Meeting Description:

The theme of this year's congress is Voices around the World. In keeping with
this theme, we recognize that Translation and Interpretation (T&I )plays a
pivotal role in the development of communication between speakers of different
languages around world. Therefore, we have specifically designated one day (23
July 2008) as a forum to bring together leading researchers, educators,
practitioners and students to discuss current issues and research projects in
the field of T&I.

The theme of the congress means that there will be a considerable number of
contributions to T & I studies and that participants in the Congress will come
from all major regions around the world, bringing a rich range of languages to
the discussion, including Chinese, French, Japanese, Korean, Spanish and
English, to name a few.

The program for the full day is as follows:

Morning

Plenary

Keynote sessions & workshops
15 minute keynote sessions followed by 45 minute workshops from leading
academics and practitioners to discuss research projects and current issues.

Afternoon

New Voices
20 minute sessions for research students to report on their projects and receive
feedback from senior academics, practitioners and colleagues.

Parallel papers
30-40 minute parallel papers on current issues and research projects in the
field. Abstracts submission guidelines to follow.



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