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 …

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 …

Postdoctoral Fellowship in Critical Translation Studies

Postdoctoral fellowship in critical translation Studies

Positions are available for the 2021-22 POSTDOCTORAL FELLOWSHIP IN CRITICAL TRANSLATION STUDIESThe Department of Comparative Literature at the University of Michigan announces a one-year Postdoctoral Fellowship in Critical Translation Studies. The fellowship is funded by the Mellon Foundation in conjunction with a Mellon Sawyer Seminar on Sites of Translation in the Multilingual Midwest . The candidate will have the opportunity to pursue independent scholarship related to translation, gain teaching experience, and engage with interdisciplinary translation initiatives across the university and in the community beyond the university. We welcome applications from scholars undertaking comparative research in histories, theories, and practices of Read More …

Faculty Member in Translation Studies, Assistant Professor/Associate Professor

Faculty Member in Translation Studies

Job Description The College of Humanities and Social Sciences at the United Arab Emirates University (UAEU) is looking for a faculty member to join the Translation Studies department. Candidates who have strong background in Translation Studies should be dedicated to excellence in teaching and field education, with maximum commitment to high professional standards. Faculty members will also conduct appropriate scholarship and research that leads to full participation in the academic life of the University and the scholarly community at large. The faculty member, as a part of a cooperative and collegiate campus community, will advise students at the undergraduate and Read More …

The Martha Cheung Award for Best English Article in Translation Studies

The Jiao Tong Baker Centre for Translation and Intercultural Studies is pleased to announce the launch of The Martha Cheung Award for Best English Article in Translation Studies by an Early Career Scholar The Award is established in honour of the late Professor Martha Cheung (1953-2013), formerly Chair Professor of Translation at Hong Kong Baptist University. Professor Cheung was an internationally renowned scholar whose work on Chinese discourse on translation made a seminal contribution to the reconceptualization of translation from non-Western perspectives. For a brief biography and a list of her most important publications, see Professor Martha Pui Yiu Cheung’s Read More …