Call for Papers: Durham PG Colloquium in Translation Studies

Translation and Interpreting Studies at the Crossroad: A Dialogue between Process-oriented and Sociological Approaches

THE FOURTH DURHAM POSTGRADUATE COLLOQUIUM ON TRANSLATION STUDIES 

This colloquium aims to provide a platform for young scholars in the field of Translation and Interpreting Studies, where they can present their own research projects and exchange ideas with more senior academics. Focusing on the dialogue between process-oriented and sociological approaches, the colloquium aims to address some of the main challenges faced by translation and interpreting studies as it shares border with various disciplines. Themes of particular interest include but are not limited to:

■ Applying sociology to translation studies

■ Process-oriented research into translation and interpreting

■ Interface between the cognitive and situational levels of translation

■ Intersemiotic translation

■ Impact of technological development on translation practice and research

■ Redefining the name and nature of translation

■ Translating and interpreting in a global age    

■ Translation and cognitive psychology

KEYNOTE SPEAKERS

Christina Schäffner (Emeritus Professor of Translation Studies, Aston University)

Sonia Vandepitte (Professor of Translation, Interpreting and Communication, Ghent University)

DETAILS

Date: April 30 – May 1, 2016

Venue: PG20 & PG21, Palace Green, Durham University, UK

Language: English

SCHEDULE

February 15, 2016 Deadline for submitting abstracts

February 20, 2016 Notification of acceptance

March 1, 2016    Registration opens

April 15, 2016     Registration closes 

REGISTRATION FEE

£50 (including refreshments and lunch)

£80 (including refreshments, lunch and dinner in the senate room of Durham Castle with the keynote speakers)

ORGANISING COMMITTEE

Di Xiao di.xiao@durham.ac.uk

Hao Zhou hao.zhou@durham.ac.uk

Yazid Haroun h.h.yazid@durham.ac.uk

 

For more details see the submission form here.

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