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LINGUIST List 22.3871

Wed Oct 05 2011

Calls: Discourse Analysis, Translation/Italy

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

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        1.     Francesca Bianchi , Translating Humor in Audiovisual Texts

Message 1: Translating Humor in Audiovisual Texts
Date: 05-Oct-2011
From: Francesca Bianchi <francesca.bianchiunisalento.it>
Subject: Translating Humor in Audiovisual Texts
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Full Title: Translating Humor in Audiovisual Texts

Date: 30-Nov-2011 - 02-Dec-2011
Location: Lecce, Italy
Contact Person: Gian Luigi De Rosa
Meeting Email: < click here to access email >
Web Site: http://www.translatinghumorinavt.beepworld.it

Linguistic Field(s): Discourse Analysis; Translation

Call Deadline: 25-Oct-2011

Meeting Description:

Translating Humor in Audiovisual Texts
30 November - 2 December 2011
Sala Convegni - Officine Cantelmo
Viale De Pietro - 73100, Lecce

Hosted by the Department of Foreing Languages and Literatures and the Faculty of Foreign Languages, University of Salento


Keynote Speakers:

Delia Chiaro (Università di Bologna)
Marco Cipolloni (Università di Modena e Reggio Emilia)
Jorge Díaz-Cintas (Imperial College - London)
Hosélia Neves (Istituto Politécnico de Leiria)
Patrick Zabalbeascoa (Universidad Pompeu Fabra - Barcelona)

Conference Organizers:

Gian Luigi De Rosa (Università del Salento)
Elisa Perego (Università degli Studi di Trieste)
Antonella De Laurentiis (Università del Salento)
Francesca Bianchi (Università del Salento)

2nd Call for Papers:

Abstracts are invited for paper proposals. Please do not submit more than one proposal. Papers should focus on original research dealing with humor in audiovisual texts and possibly also translation.

The new extended deadline is 25 October 2011.

Paper Sessions:

Paper sessions will be 90 minutes in length with each speaker allotted twenty minutes for presentation plus additional time for questions.

Abstract Submission:

Abstracts of 250 words in any of the official languages of the conference should be sent by email, attached as a Word document (.doc or .docx), to the following address:


Official Languages:

Italian, English, Spanish and Portuguese

Important Dates:

Extended deadline for the submission of proposals: 25 October 2011
Notification of acceptance of proposals: 30 October 2011

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