Call for Papers: 56th Linguistics Colloquium

International conference comprising all fields of linguistics For the first time the event taking place as a free online event Special theme: Translation, Multilinguality and  Cognition  Submission of abstracts: October 12, 2020 Submission of full papers: February 28                                                      Keynote speakers Philipp Koehn, Johns Hopkins University, USA Jan Hajič, Charles University, Czech Republic Christopher Manning, Stanford University, USA Date of Conference: November 26 to 28, 2020 Since its inception in 1966, the Linguistics Colloquium has been held annually without interruption in a total of 18 European countries. Its long term continuity is ensured by a large international committee consisting Read More …

Call for Papers: Translation and Comics

Estudios de Traducción Call for Papers: Translation and Comics The translation of comics shows certain specificities inherent to the medium that transcend its interlinguistic dimension (Reyns-Chikuma & Tarif 2016). Consequently, it is commonly defined as a hybrid discipline conditioned by an equally hybrid medium that blurs the boundaries between the categories seeing/reading through texts, paratexts and images. In such a context, we can re-read John Berger’s words under new light: “It is seeing which establishes our place in the surrounding world; we explain that world with words, but words can never undo the fact that we are surrounded by it” Read More …

Doctoral Candidate in Translation Studies at the University of Lisbon Centre for English Studies

Applications are open until 14 October 2020 for 1 (one) position of Doctoral Candidate (Ph.D. fellow) in Translation Studies at the University of Lisbon Centre for English Studies. Detailed job description and the procedures are described in the Era Careers Portal. Applicants should always refer to the Portuguese version of the call. Below is a brief outline of the call in English. The selected applicant: will be offered a Ph.D. scholarship, renewable up to four years (1064.00€ per month); will carry out research necessary for a successful completion of the proposed Ph.D. project at CEAUL/ULICES (located in Lisbon, Portugal); will Read More …