Monthly Archives: June 2021

University Assistant with doctorate at the Institute of Translation Studies, University of Graz, Austria

At the University of Graz, researchers and students work across a broad disciplinary spectrum to enlarge our knowledge, and find strategies to deal with challenges our society is confronted with and to shape tomorrow’s world. The University of Graz is a place which combines high quality academic research and teaching, where achievement is rewarded, careers… Read More »

Cfp: The Conceptualisation of Translation in Translation Studies: Past, Present and Future

Translation Studies Special Issue Editor(s) Sergey Tyulenev, Durham Universitysergey.tyulenev@durham.ac.uk Binghan Zheng, Durham Universitybinghan.zheng@durham.ac.uk Kobus Marais, University of the Free Statejmarais@ufs.ac.za So far, the predominant tendency in Translation Studies (TS) has been to prioritise, implicitly or explicitly, (inter)lingual types of translation and interpreting. Having said that, there have also been various attempts to go beyond such a narrow conceptualisation.… Read More »

Southeast Asian Literatures and the Anthropocene

Call for Papers: 4th ASLE-ASEAN Ecocritical Workshop-August 23-24, 2021 Organized by the Association for the Study of Literature and Environment –Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASLE-ASEAN) and the Department of English, Faculty of Modern Languages & Communication, Universiti Putra Malaysia Deadline: 25th June 2021Contact: Dr Agnes Yeow and Dr Florence TohEmail: asleaseanabstracts@gmail.com In his seminal… Read More »

CFP: Centering Black Cultural Production in Translation

As recent debates around the translation of Amanda Gorman’s inauguration poem demonstrate, public discourse generally lacks a sophisticated means for discussing the circulation of Black-authored texts or the position of Black translators within the world literary system. Even within translation studies as a discipline, the topic of Black-authored and -translated texts has been marginalized. This… Read More »

Postdoctoral Research Fellow (Department of Foreign Languages and Translation) at the University of Agder, Norway

A fixed-term 100 % position is available at the University of Agder, Faculty of Humanities and Education, as a Post-Doctoral Research Fellow affiliated to the Department of Foreign Languages and Translation, for a period of two years. The position is located at the University of Agder’s Kristiansand campus. The starting date is according to agreement.… Read More »

Lecturer in Audiovisual Translation (Teaching and Scholarship)

Location:  Leeds – Main Campus Faculty/Service:  Faculty of Arts, Humanities & Cultures School/Institute:  School of Languages, Cultures and Societies Category:  Academic Grade:  Grade 8 Salary:  £41,526 to £49,553 p.a. Working Time:  100% Post Type:  Full Time Contract Type:  Ongoing Release Date:  Thursday 03 June 2021 Closing Date:  Thursday 17 June 2021 Reference:  AHCLC1140 Are you an expert in… Read More »

Lecturer in Translation Studies, with Mandarin Chinese (Teaching and Scholarship)

Job reference: HUM-016808 Location: University of Manchester, Oxford Road, Manchester Closing date :15/06/2021 Salary: £36,914 to £51,034 per annum, depending on relevant experience Employment type: Permanent Faculty/Organisation: Humanities School/ Directorate: Modern Languages and Cultures Hours per week: Full Time Contract Duration: From 1 September 2021 Applications are invited for the teaching and scholarship (teaching-focused) post of Lecturer in Translation Studies, which is tenable… Read More »

Call for Papers: Transgressive Translations

Deadline: Saturday, 31 July, 2021 We are pleased to invite submissions for the 16th issue of Kohl: a Journal for Body and Gender Research, slated for publication in December 2021. Young activists, independent researchers, graduate students and fresh graduates are particularly encouraged to apply. We also welcome submissions from seminal contributors in the field. With the… Read More »

Special Issue “Machine Translation for Conquering Language Barriers”

The MDPI journal Information invites submissions to a Special Issue on “Machine Translation for Conquering Language Barriers”. Machine translation is increasingly becoming a hot research topic due to its potential of becoming one of the most significant disruptive technologies today. It battles various aspects of existing language barriers in challenging ways, thus striving to enable effective communication… Read More »

Call for Proposals —Role Reversal: Audiovisual Translation into English

Guest editors Jorge Díaz-Cintas (University College London) Lydia Hayes (University College London & University of Bristol) In the privileged position of de facto lingua franca worldwide, English has been either the source or pivot language of innumerable translations over the past century, especially insofar as audiovisual texts are concerned. With the arrival of the talkies, the film… Read More »