LINGUIST List 32.2283

Tue Jul 06 2021

Calls: Applied Ling, Disc Analys, Gen Ling, Ling & Lit, Translation/Jordan

Editor for this issue: Lauren Perkins <>

Date: 01-Jul-2021
From: Nisreen Yousef <>
Subject: Critical Approaches to Language, Literature and Translation Studies
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Full Title: Critical Approaches to Language, Literature and Translation Studies

Date: 24-Nov-2021 - 25-Nov-2021
Location: Amman, Jordan
Contact Person: Nisreen Yousef
Meeting Email: < click here to access email >
Web Site:

Linguistic Field(s): Applied Linguistics; Discourse Analysis; General Linguistics; Ling & Literature; Translation

Subject Language(s): English

Call Deadline: 01-Aug-2021

Meeting Description:

The Department of English Language and Literature at Middle East University, Jordan (MEU) and the Association of Professors of English and Translation at Arab Universities (APETAU) are pleased to invite you to an international conference entitled “Critical Approaches to Language, Literature and Translation Studies”

This international conference will be the eighth international conference for (APETAU) and the first for the Department of English Language and Literature at Middle East University, Jordan (MEU). Selected refereed papers will be published in the Scopus-indexed (Q1) International Journal of Arabic-English Studies (IJAES). There will be other publishing opportunities. Keynote speakers will be announced later.

Call for Papers:

We welcome contributions including but not limited to:

Translation Studies
- Cross cultural communication and translation studies
- Literary translation
- Dubbing and subtitling
- Translation and literature
- Translation curriculum development
- Translation and identity
- Theoretical Approaches to Translation
- Translation and commerce/ Cultural Mobility/ Intercultural Studies/ intercultural encounters/ minorities/ multiculturalism/ diversity/ travel colonial and post-colonial studies
- Translation and the problematics of nationalism
- Translation in a multilingual society
- Terminology and Transdisciplinary Discourses
- Translation, cultural mobility, and the writing of history
- Covid-19 Pandemic and Translation

Literature and Cultural Studies
- Comparative and world
- Drama and theatre studies
- Feminist and gender studies
- Identity and cultural studies
- Literature and visual arts
- Colonial and post-colonial literature
- Ecocriticism
- Criticism and literary theory
- Children's literature
- World literature and indigenous studies
- Anthropology and literature
- Covid-19 Pandemic and Literature

English Language Teaching
- Technology and English language teaching
- Curriculum design and material development
- English for general and specific academic purposes.
- Pedagogy and teaching practices.
- Intercultural competence
- Teachers' and students' perspectives on teaching culture
- Context and culture in language teaching
- Teaching English during Covid-19 Pandemic

- Syntax
- Phonetics and Phonology
- Sociolinguistics
- Pragmatics
- Applied Cultural Linguistics
- Critical Discourse Analysis
- Semantics
- Psycholinguistics
- Forensic Linguistics
- Computational Linguistics
- Speech Language Pathology
- Teletherapy during the pandemic (speech, language and dysphagia)
- Covid-19 Pandemic and Language

Important Dates:
August 1, 2021: Deadline for Abstract submission
September 1, 2021: Notification of Acceptance
November1, 2021: Deadline for submission of full-length papers

Please send all abstracts and full-length papers to

Guidelines for Submission:
Abstract: 200-250 words in English, including rank, affiliation, email address and mailing address for all authors. The title should be centered, uppercase for initials. Times New Roman 12pt font size, single-spaced should be used. Please, send the document in Word format as attachment (not in the body of the email) and include no more than six keywords.

Conference Fee: 200$
The fee is payable in cash upon arrival at the conference and covers (APETAU) annual membership fees, coffee breaks, two lunches, conference kit and certificate of attendance.

We look forward to welcoming you at Middle East University, Jordan (MEU).

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