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LINGUIST List 23.5362

Wed Dec 19 2012

Calls: Spanish, Applied Linguistics, Translation/UK

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

Date: 19-Dec-2012
From: María Fernández-Parra <m.a.fernandezparraswansea.ac.uk>
Subject: Internationalisation of Spanish: Teaching Applications and the Role of Translation
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Full Title: Internationalisation of Spanish: Teaching Applications and the Role of Translation

Date: 22-Mar-2013 - 22-Mar-2013
Location: Swansea, United Kingdom
Contact Person: María Fernández-Parra
Meeting Email: < click here to access email >
Web Site: http://www.heacademy.ac.uk/events/detail/2013/22_March-SIS

Linguistic Field(s): Applied Linguistics; Translation

Subject Language(s): Spanish

Call Deadline: 14-Jan-2013

Meeting Description:

Internationalisation of Spanish: Teaching Applications and the Role of Translation
HEA Thematic Workshop

Sponsored by:

The Higher Education Academy (HEA)
International Association for the Study of Spanish in Society (SIS)
Language Research Centre (LRC), Research Institute for Arts and Humanities (RIAH), Swansea University

This workshop will explore the applications of state of the art language and translation tools (online, electronic and interactive) to the teaching of Spanish as a foreign language and how they can contribute to the expansion of Spanish language and culture worldwide. It will bring together experts in the fields of applied linguistics and translation, who will provide their professional experience in the field, particularly with regard to international collaboration with Spanish-speaking countries. This workshop will also provide a forum for postgraduate students to present their work and to make contact with researchers, professionals and employers in their field. Representatives from private sector employers and HE employment representatives will explore the relevance of language and translation tools in the workplace.

Free Attendance:

To book a place please visit:

http://www.heacademy.ac.uk/events/detail/2013/22_March-SIS

Organising Committee:

Prof. Nuria Lorenzo-Dus, LRC Director, SIS Chair
Dr. María Fernández-Parra, LRC
Dr. Rocío Pérez-Tattam, LRC

Call for Papers:

The International Association for the Study of Spanish in Society (SIS) are pleased to announce that up to four travel bursaries are to be made available in order to facilitate participation in the workshop for successful applicants. Each bursary will cover up to a maximum of £100 travel expenses. Only postgraduate research students may apply. Applicants must submit by 14 January 2013 to r.s.perez-tattamswansea.ac.uk the following:

- An abstract (max. 300 words) for an academic paper to be presented at the workshop conference
- The name and email address of an academic referee willing to be contacted by the workshop organising committee



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