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LINGUIST List 22.2166

Sun May 22 2011

Calls: Translation/United Arab Emirates

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        1.     Said Faiq , 5th Asian Translation Traditions Conference

Message 1: 5th Asian Translation Traditions Conference
Date: 22-May-2011
From: Said Faiq <sfaiqaus.edu>
Subject: 5th Asian Translation Traditions Conference
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Full Title: 5th Asian Translation Traditions Conference
Short Title: ATT5-Sharjah

Date: 27-Nov-2012 - 29-Nov-2012
Location: Sharjah, United Arab Emirates
Contact Person: Said Faiq
Meeting Email: < click here to access email >
Web Site: http://www.aus.edu/conferences/att5-sharjah

Linguistic Field(s): Translation

Call Deadline: 15-Mar-2012

Meeting Description:

5th Asian Translation Traditions Conference (ATT5-Sharjah)
Patronage and Agency in/of Asian Translation Traditions
27-29 November 2012
American University of Sharjah (AUS)
Sharjah, United Arab Emirates (UAE)

Given the success of the previous four ATT conferences and building on the rich histories of the Asian translation traditions, the American University of Sharjah (AUS) invites contributions to the 5th Asian Translation Traditions Conference (ATT5-Sharjah). ATT5-Sharjah wishes to explore ways in which cross cultural exchange is executed and/or constrained by patronage and agency with a particular reference to the ethics and poetics of exporting and importing cultural goods through translation. Taking patronage and agency as the main theme, topics of the conference will explore the following sub-themes:

- Patronage and agents
- Agency of the translator
- Agency of translation
- Agency of texts
- Translation and national languages
- Agency networks
- Political patronage/agency
- Social patronage/agency
- The discourse of translation
- Translation and national memory/identity
- Translation and the emergence/rise of canons/paradigms.
- Translation and divided loyalties
- Authority and translation

Registration and Accommodation:

Details will be announced at a later date on the conference web-site (http://www.aus.edu/conferences/att5-sharjah).

Call for Papers:

Please email submissions to the conference e-mail address (att5-sharjahaus.edu). Include the following information:

(1) Author's name(s)
(2) Postal address
(3) Phone number
(4) Fax number
(5) E-mail address
(6) Title of paper
(7) Abstract (maximum of 250 words)

For any queries/questions, please contact the conference convener, Said Faiq (att5-sharjahaus.edu).

Important Dates:

Deadline for abstracts: 15 March 2012
Notification of acceptance: Contributors will be notified of the outcome of their submissions by 30 April 2012.

Language of presentation: English

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