It was about one and a half years ago that I finally I arrived where I had always wanted to be and do what I had always wanted-- teach students, support small language communities and conduct research on African languages on my doorstep. The University of Cape Town and my new colleagues welcomed my efforts to establish the Centre for African Language Diversity-- CALDi as well as The African Language Archive-- TALA and I was recently appointed the Mellon Research Chair: African Language Diversity this initiative. The main aim of CALDi is to train young African scholars in descriptive linguistics and open up space for research into African languages at UCT with the hopes of countering the dominance of African linguistics outside the continent. It has been a great challenge for which my whole career has been a form of preparation...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.
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