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Fri Feb 29 2008

FYI: ATISA 2008 Fourth Biannual Conference

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        1.    Holly E. Jacobson, ATISA 2008 Fourth Biannual Conference

Message 1: ATISA 2008 Fourth Biannual Conference
Date: 29-Feb-2008
From: Holly E. Jacobson <hejacobsonutep.edu>
Subject: ATISA 2008 Fourth Biannual Conference
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The American Translation and Interpreting Studies Association (ATISA)
invites you to attend its Fourth Biannual Conference:

Conference Theme: Meeting at the Border: Profile of the Language Mediator

Place/Date: University of Texas at El Paso, El Paso, Texas, April 3-5, 2008

Plenary Speaker:
Sonja Tirkkonen-Condit, Savonlinna School of Translation Studies
University of Joensuu, Finland

ATISA IV will be held in the world's largest binational, bicultural, and
bilingual metropolitan area, El Paso-Ciudad Juárez. It is an ideal location
for the dissemination of information on intercultural communication,
translation and interpreting. The conference will provide the opportunity
to network with translation and interpreting scholars and educators from
the Borderlands, Texas, and from across the nation and the world.

ATISA encourages, supports, and furthers the study of translation and
interpreting studies by disseminating knowledge and research relevant to
all areas of language mediation, specifically translation and interpreting,
regardless of discipline.

To register for ATISA 2008, and to view the conference agenda, go to:


Registration forms can be sent by mail, fax, or email. All questions
regarding registration should be addressed to lcheeutep.edu.

The registration deadline is March 21, 2008.

Continuing Education Credits: The ATISA 2008 4th Biannual Conference has
been approved for 10 continuing education points (category A) by the
American Translators Association: http://www.atanet.org

For further information regarding ATISA 2008, go to


Or contact:

Holly E. Jacobson, PhD
University of Texas at El Paso
ATISA 2008 Conference Organizer
Email: ATISA2008gmail.com
Phone: (915)747-7044

Linguistic Field(s): Applied Linguistics; Pragmatics; Text/Corpus Linguistics; Translation; Writing Systems

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