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Fri 12 Nov 1993

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Message 1: TRANSLATION AND THE LAW

Date: Sun, 7 Nov 93 20:36 AST
From: <M_MORRISUPR1.UPR.CLU.EDU>
Subject: TRANSLATION AND THE LAW

C A L L F O R P A P E R S
ANNOUNCEMENT OF NEW SCHEDULE
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 The Scholarly Monograph Series of the American Translators
Association, under the General Editorship of Marilyn Gaddis Rose
(CRIT, SUNY/Binghamton), plans to publish a volume of papers on
the subject of
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 TRANSLATION AND THE LAW.
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 The ATA has now arranged for its scholarly and professional
monograph series to be published by John Benjamins of Amsterdam
and Philadelphia. According to the new publication schedule, this
collection is to go to press in the Summer of 1994. It will
address such topics as
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 * issues in legal translation and interpreting,
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 * training and experience of legal translators and
 interpreters,
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 * linguistic difficulties which arise when differing legal
 traditions are brought into contact,
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 * experience in the legal system of speakers of languages
 other than the predominant one, and
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 * legal circumstances and responsibilities of translators and
 interpreters.
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 Proposals for contributions to this volume, or suggestions
of persons with expert knowledge in these and related areas, are
welcome at this time and should be sent to the editor of this
volume, Marshall Morris (Graduate Program in Translation,
University of Puerto Rico):
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Marshall Morris
TRANSLATION AND THE LAW
Pelegrina 996, Santa Rita
Rio Piedras, Puerto Rico 00925
Telephone: (809) 756-4093, Messages/FAX: (809) 767-3299
E-Mail: M_MORRISUPR1.UPR.CLU.EDU, CIS 73233,464
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 Please share this information with your professional
colleagues, and encourage persons with expert knowledge of these
issues to propose well-grounded, sharply focussed papers for the
volume.
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Message 2: aaas

Date: Tue, 09 Nov 93 12:06 PST
From: Vicki Fromkin <IYO1VAFUCLAMVS.bitnet>
Subject: aaas

 The AAAS Annual Meeting

 San Francisco Hilton and Towers
 18-23 February 1994

 CALL FOR POSTER PAPERS

 Although the Deadline is 15 November 1993 for printing of accepted
abstracts in Meeting Handbook, abstracts will be accepted until Dec 1.
Student Research AWards are given for best research abstract (1st prize
$500). Students who wish to be considered should type the words
"Student AwARd Entry" above their poster abstract.

 If anyone is interested in submitting an abstract let me know
and I will send you the information re abstract format.

For general information about meeeting registration and hotel reservations
call or write AAAS: 1333 H Street, NW., Washington, DC 20005
 phone: 202/ 326 6712
(more below)

 This will be the first AAAS Meeting at which the Linguistics Section Z
will be holding a meeting so it is important as many linguists come to the
Section Z meeting as possible: Mond Feb 21 12-2.If you are planning to attend
please let me know so I can be sure to have enough coffee (and if budgete
permits perhaps something to go with the coffee). I suggest you bring your
lunch to the meeting.

 There are 3 symposia in the group under Frontiers in Psychology and
Linguistics that are directly related to lx and lg:
 COMPARATIVE LINGUISTICS & HISTORICAL RELATIONSHIPS organized
 by Johanna Nichols and Lyle Campbell. Monday,Feb 21. afternoonl

 BRAIN, MIND, AND LANGUAGE: EVIDENCE FROM APHASIA. organized by Bill Katz
 Wednesday, Feb 23, morning

 INHERITED SPEECH & LG DISORDERS:IN SEARCH OF A PHENOTYPE (organized
 by Mabel L. Rice.

 For further information please send me an e-mail message directly:
iyo1vafmvs.oac.ucla.edu

 Hope to see you first at LSA in Boston, then at AAAS in SF.

 Vicki Fromkin, Secretary, Linguistics Section Z, AAAS
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