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LINGUIST List 23.4842

Tue Nov 20 2012

Calls: Semantics, Pragmatics, Translation, Philosophy of Lang/Poland

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

Date: 19-Nov-2012
From: Alina Kwiatkowska <akwiatuni.lodz.pl>
Subject: Intersemiotic Translation
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Full Title: Intersemiotic Translation
Short Title: INTERSEM

Date: 25-Sep-2013 - 27-Sep-2013
Location: Lodz, Poland
Contact Person: Aleksandra Majdzinska
Meeting Email: < click here to access email >
Web Site: http://sites.google.com/site/intersemiotics/

Linguistic Field(s): Discourse Analysis; Philosophy of Language; Pragmatics; Semantics; Translation

Call Deadline: 15-May-2013

Meeting Description:

Intersemiotic Translation
25-27 September 2013
University of Lodz, Poland

The aim of the conference is to present and discuss the most recent research on intersemiotic translation, understood broadly here as comprising transfer from one semiotic mode to another, but also as interaction between the different modes.

For a list of invited speakers and other information please consult the web page:


Call for Papers:

We invite contributions from linguists, literary scholars, arts and media scholars, translation specialists, on any aspect of those topics, including e.g.:

- Theoretical reflection on the differences between language and non-verbal sign systems
- The equivalence of stylistic devices in different modalities
- The pragmatics of intersemiotic translation
- Visual to verbal translation: description; ekphrasis; radio reporting; football commentary; subtitling and audio-description; etc.
- Verbal to visual translation: illustration; screen adaptation; novel-to-comic adaptation; etc.
- Translation of visual and verbal forms into music, and vice versa
- Forms of interaction:
- Concrete and visual poetry
- Comics and graphic novels
- Advertisements
- New media
- Intersemiotic reference (intertextuality)

We welcome a broad range of approaches to those and similar topics, with theoretical, empirical, critical, or pedagogical focus. Abstracts (of ca. 300 words) should be sent to: intersemtransgmail.com by 15 May 2013.

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