In grade school, no one would have ever guessed I'd grow up to become a linguist-- I was the kid who got Cs in French and couldn't produce a trill to save my life! I went to university majoring in civil engineering-- relieved that there was no language requirement for that major. But I ended up switching to geophysics, thinking that it would be less restrictive than engineering, and that it would allow me to spend more time in the mountains (which turned out to be wishful thinking)...Read more
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MTM will publish a special issue on Translation in an Age of Austerity in January 2014 (issue n°5) and is inviting contributions on any aspect of the area. Suggested topics might relate to but are not limited to:
-Sociocultural aspects of translation. -The professional status of translators and 'amateur' translation -Machine translation with post-editing -Agents of power and power relations in translation. -Globalization, colonization and cannibalization. -Terminological aspects of austerity, i.e. neologisms, loans and calques -New trends such as crowdsourcing and activism and their effects on the translation profession. -The impact of austerity on language policy and multilingualism, i.e. in the EU. -Pedagogical implications of austerity.
We welcome contributions of full length papers (between 4k-5k words not including endnotes and references), as well as book reviews (500-800 words).
-All contributions will be peer-reviewed. -Contributions are welcome in one of the following languages: English, German and French. -All articles must be accompanied by an abstract of about 200 words in English. -Please send contributions to guest editors Margaret Rogers at email@example.com or Vilelmini Sosoni at firstname.lastname@example.org with the Subject line MTM Issue 5 by July 31st 2013.
The MTM style sheet can be downloaded from http://www.mtmjournal.gr/default.asp?catid=435