LINGUIST List 26.1091

Wed Feb 25 2015

Calls: Translation/UK

Editor for this issue: Erin Arnold <>

Date: 24-Feb-2015
From: Nozomi Abe <>
Subject: Untranslatability
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Full Title: Untranslatability

Date: 21-Nov-2015 - 22-Nov-2015
Location: University of East Anglia, United Kingdom
Contact Person: Wanda Jozwikowska
Meeting Email: < click here to access email >

Linguistic Field(s): Translation

Call Deadline: 26-May-2015

Meeting Description:

The symposium aims to explore new perspectives and conceptualisations of untranslatability which go beyond traditional comparisons of target texts with their sources. The issue of untranslatability is an important topic to address in light of current debates surrounding world literature, but the spectre of untranslatability has haunted translation theory since its inception.

Keynote Speakers:

Prof. Theo Hermans (UCL)
Prof. Kirsten Malmkjær (University of Leicester)
Dr Joanna Drugan (UEA)
Dr Duncan Large (UEA)

Call for Papers:

Please send proposals of no more than 250 words (along with bibliographical references and a short biographical note) for 20-minute papers to by Tuesday, 26 May, 2015. If you would like to offer a poster presentation, please print it at your home institution. The poster should be A1 portrait (59.4 cm wide x 84.1 cm high).

Please address all correspondence to:

Wanda Jozwikowska
School of Literature, Drama and Creative Writing
University of East Anglia

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