LINGUIST List 24.3516

Sat Sep 07 2013

Calls: Translation/Poland

Editor for this issue: Bryn Hauk <>

Date: 06-Sep-2013
From: Anna Klein <>
Subject: Interdisciplinary Approaches to Translation
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Full Title: Interdisciplinary Approaches to Translation Short Title: InATra Translation
Date: 27-Mar-2014 - 28-Mar-2014 Location: Bydgoszcz, Poland Contact Person: Anna Baczkowska
Meeting Email: < click here to access email >
Web Site:
Linguistic Field(s): Translation

Call Deadline: 01-Dec-2013

Meeting Description:

The aim of the conference is to present issues explored in audiovisual translation studies (dubbing, subtitling, voice over, etc.) from a number of theoretical and empirical perspectives. The conference themes will revolve around, but will not be limited to, the following issues:

- CAT tools
- Corpus linguistics in AVT
- Multimodality in AVT
- Cognitive linguistics in AVT
- Pragmatic aspects of AVT (translation of compliments, taboo words, greetings and leave-takings, phatics, im/politeness, discourse markers, humour, etc.)
- Discursive approaches in AVT
- Psycholinguistic approaches to AVT
- Culture- and language-specific issues in AVT
- transferring literature onto the screen
- Didactics of AVT
- Subtitler training
- Functional and communicative approaches to AVT
- Translation norms in AVT
- Qualitative and quantitative methods in AVT
- Statistical methods in AVT analysis
- Accessibility to the media (audio description, subtitling for the deaf and hard of hearing, audio subtitling), etc.

Invited Speakers:

Łukasz Bogucki (University of Łódź, Poland)
Frederic Chaume (Universitat Jaume I, Spain)
Jorge Díaz Cintas (Imperial College, London)
Dan McIntyre (University of Huddersfield, UK)
Jan Pedersen (Stockholm University)
Silvia Bruti (University of Pisa)
Laura Incalcaterra McLaughlin (National University of Ireland)

Call for Papers:

Talks will be scheduled for 20 minutes, with 10 minutes afterwards for discussion and questions. Presentations may be empirical or theoretical. Thematic panels are welcome with 3-5 participants in each session. Abstracts should be sent to:

Important Dates:

1 December: Abstract submission
15 December: Notification of acceptance
10 January: Early-bird payment
10 February: Regular payment

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