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LINGUIST List 24.369

Mon Jan 21 2013

Calls: Spanish, Applied Linguistics, Translation/UK

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

Date: 21-Jan-2013
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: 15-Feb-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

2nd Call for Papers:

Postgraduate Research Students:

New deadline: 15 February 2013

Abstracts (max. 300 words), together with the name and email address of an academic referee (who should be willing to be contacted by the workshop organizing committee), should be sent to Dr. Rocío Pérez-Tattam (r.s.perez-tattamswansea.ac.uk).

Successful applicants will be able to apply for a bursary (up to £100) for travel expenses to attend the workshop.



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