LINGUIST List 23.2777

Wed Jun 20 2012

Calls: Mandarin Chinese, Portuguese, Translation, Socioling/China

Editor for this issue: Alison Zaharee <>

Date: 20-Jun-2012
From: Marcia Schmaltz <>
Subject: Macau Crossings: Translation and Cultures in Contact
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Full Title: Macau Crossings: Translation and Cultures in Contact
Date: 28-Jan-2013 - 30-Jan-2013 Location: Macau, SARS, China Contact Person: Marcia Schmaltz
Meeting Email: < click here to access email >

Linguistic Field(s): Sociolinguistics; Translation

Subject Language(s): Chinese, Mandarin; Portuguese

Call Deadline: 30-Sep-2012

Meeting Description:

Crossroads: Translation and Languages in Contact交叉:翻譯與語言接觸

Faculty of Social Sciences and Humanities, Graduate in Translation StudiesUniversity of Macau and Universidade de São PauloMacau, China28, 29, 30 January 2013Venue: University of Macau

The International Symposium on Translation Studies aims to bring together international researchers from the fields of translation, languages and literature in the context of the intersection of languages and cultures, focusing on the specific case of Macau, and also the general case of Portuguese culture in Asia.

Call for Papers:

Potential contributors are invited to submit a 300 word abstract on themes related to any of the following conference tracks:

- Macau in cultural crossings- Chinese-Portuguese translation of literature- Identity and interculturality in Macau- Chinese-Portuguese translation of sacred texts- The contribution of translators for Chinese-Portuguese cultural exchanges- Agents of translation in Chinese-Portuguese- The concept of groundlessness (Bodenlosigkeit) and language crossings in Asia

Papers and panels on the above themes are invited. Papers should last a maximum of thirty minutes.

Working languages: Portuguese, Chinese, and English

Please submit an abstract (approximately 300 words) and a bio note, by September 30, 2012, to:

Put 'Macau Crossings' in the subject line of your message and author's last name. To insure prompt notification, please include your email address on your submission. If you are willing to chair a session, please note this at the top of your abstract.

Conference Organising Committee:

Carlos Gohn, John Milton, Márcia Schmaltz, Raquel Abi-Sâmara, Yao Jingming

Conference Advisory Panel:

Ana Cristina Alves (Centro Cultural e Científico de Macau em Lisboa, Portugal)Carlos Gohn (Universidade de Macau)Fernanda Gil Costa (Universidade de Macau)John Milton (Universidade de São Paulo)Maria Antónia Espadinha (Universidade de Macau)Martha Cheung (Hong Kong Baptist University)Zhang Meifang (Universidade de Macau)

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