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Leverhulme Early Career Fellowships 2022

The School of Modern Languages and Cultures at the University of Warwick encourages outstanding postdoctoral scholars to apply to The Leverhulme Trust’s Early Career Fellowships scheme, for Fellowships starting in the 2022/23 academic year. The three-year Fellowship contributes 100% of the Fellow’s salary in the first year, and thereafter 50% of the salary, with the balance being… Read More »

Cfp: Translation and Resistance

One-day conference, May 20 2022Laboratoire Cultures Anglo-Saxonnes, Université Toulouse Jean-Jaurès The practice of translation lends itself to a continued conversation around the notion of resistance, on a number of levels. Whether it be in terms of the text chosen for translation or the strategy deployed by the person translating it, or indeed the conditions in… Read More »

Cfp: VII International Seminar On Translation

VII INTERNATIONAL SEMINAR ON TRANSLATION (Barcelona, 29th-30th November 2021) THE UNCHARTED LETTER: TRANSLATION AND RECEPTION OF EARLY MODERN EUROPEAN WOMEN WRITERS ERC Project WINK, Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona Departament de Traducció i Ciències del Llenguatge, Universitat Pompeu Fabra DiCAM, Università di Messina CALL FOR PAPERS Deadline: July 15th 2021 The practice of literary translation has… Read More »

Cfp: Who’s Afraid Of Translator Studies? The Human Translator in Focus

A conference for postgraduate, doctoral and early-career researchers Where? : Trinity Centre for Literary and Cultural Translation, University of Dublin When?: May 12-13, 2022 Call for Papers While Translation Studies continues to evolve, entering into dialogue with diverse disciplines and following multifarious directions, translators still represent the underlying and essential agency that makes such evolution… 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 »

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 »

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 »

Quran in Translation: The global Quran book series

The Global Qur’an is a new book series by Open Books Publishers that looks at Muslim engagement with the Qur’an in a global perspective. They publish studies that focus on the translation and interpretation of the Qur’an or on the social, cultural, pedagogical, aesthetic, and devotional place of the Qur’an in Muslim societies worldwide. They… 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… Read More »