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LINGUIST List 22.2824

Sun Jul 10 2011

Calls: Translation, Applied Linguistics/Spain

Editor for this issue: Alison Zaharee <alisonlinguistlist.org>

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        1.     Patricia Rodríguez-Inés , Research into the Didactics of Translation

Message 1: Research into the Didactics of Translation
Date: 09-Jul-2011
From: Patricia Rodríguez-Inés <patricia.rodriguezuab.es>
Subject: Research into the Didactics of Translation
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Full Title: Research into the Didactics of Translation
Short Title: didTRAD2012

Date: 21-Jun-2012 - 22-Jun-2012
Location: Barcelona, Spain
Contact Person: PACTE Group
Meeting Email: < click here to access email >
Web Site: http://grupsderecerca.uab.cat/pacte/en/content/didtrad-2012

Linguistic Field(s): Applied Linguistics; Translation

Call Deadline: 15-Dec-2011

Meeting Description:

Departament de Traducció i d’Interpretació
Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona

1st International Conference on Research into the Didactics of Translation (didTRAD) / VIII International Conference on Translation, Dept of Translation and Interpreting (21-22 June 2012)

PACTE (Process of Acquisition of Translation Competence and Evaluation) is organising the 1st International Conference on Research into the Didactics of Translation (didTRAD), which will be held at the Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona, 21 - 22 June, 2012.

This conference, which will be held biannually, aims to provide a forum for researchers in the field of translator training.

Keynote Speakers:

Dorothy Kelly (Universidad de Granada)
Gregory Shreve (Kent State University, Kent, Ohio)

Scientific Committee:

Marta Arumí (Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona), Georges Bastin (Université de Montreal), Allison Beeby (Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona), Anabel Borja (Universitat Jaume I), Jorge Díaz Cintas (Imperial College), Silvia Gamero (Universitat Jaume I), Isabel García Izquierdo (Universitat Jaume I), Anna Kuznik (Uniwersytet Wroclawski), Dorothy Kelly (Universidad de Granada), Christiane Nord (Universität Magdeburg), Marisa Presas (Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona), Gregory Shreve (Kent State University), Cathy Way (Universidad de Granada).

Steering Committee:

Mònica Fernández-Rodríguez, Amparo Hurtado Albir, Patricia Rodríguez-Inés, Anabel Galán-Mañas, Lupe Romero Ramos.

Organising Committee:

Luis Castillo, Gisela Massana, Margherita Taffarel.


1 February - 31 May 2012

Registration fee: 180€

- Reduced rate: 150€ (before March 30, 2012).
- Master’s and PhD students FTI/UAB: 25 €.
- Teaching staff FTI/UAB: no charge.
- Combined Seminar and Conference fee: 475€; reduced rate: 450€ (before March 30, 2012); Master’s and PhD students FTI/UAB: 200 €.

Call for Papers:

Conference Topics:

1. Teaching translation: introduction to translation; legal translation; scientific-technical translation; literary translation; audiovisual translation; localization; inverse translation, etc.
2. Teaching interpreting: simultaneous interpreting; consecutive interpreting, community interpreting, etc.
3. Teaching technologies for translators and interpreters
4. Teaching language for translators (L1 and L2)
5. Curricular design for translator training: competencies; tutorial; assessment, etc.
6. Final-year projects

Conference Presentation Types:

- Oral presentations (20 min.)
- Electronic presentations, in .ppt or .html format (15 min.)
- Posters
- Short presentations (Pecha Kucha) (6 min. 40 sec.)
- Roundtables (1h.30m.)


Catalan, Spanish, English, German and French

Important Dates:

- Deadline for presentation of abstracts: 15 December 2011. Further information on the presentation of abstracts will be given in a second circular (September 2011).
- Notification of acceptance: 1 March 2012
- Registration: 1 February - 30 March 2012 (reduced rate); 1 April - 31 May 2012 (normal rate)

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