Call for Chapter Proposals: The Human Translator in the 2020s

Chapter proposals are invited for a volume entitled The Human Translator in the 2020s, to be edited by Gary Massey, David Katan and Elsa Huertas Barros. The advance of machine translation (MT) into the routine cognitive work hitherto done by translators creates an increasing demand for post-editing and related technology-led skills, but it is also opening spaces for adaptive experts able to identify, deliver and advise on the added value of human translation and language service provision beyond the scope of automation. Driven by Read More …

Submission call: Translation and Women – Exploring the Indian Subcontinent

Translation as an act exists in the intersection of the creative and the critical. In engaging with different language systems it opens up new dialogic spaces. In a world that is becoming largely intolerant of multiple perspectives and where survival of a number of languages are becoming a matter of concern, translation can be one of the important means to pave the way for a more democratic and polyphonic world by allowing voices across boundaries of state and culture. A significant translation is therefore Read More …

Call for journal submission: Foreign Literatures and Languages

Deadline: February 1, 2020 Xanthos: A Journal of Foreign Literatures and Languages Xanthos: A Journal of Foreign Literatures and Languages is a double-blind, peer-reviewed, academic journal based within the University of Exeter in Exeter, UK.  Following the success of our inagural issue, we welcome submissions for our second annual issue, to be published in summer 2020. We invite contributions that draw on (but are not limited to) literary theory and criticism, comparative literature, reception studies, philosophy and literature, translation studies, and linguistics.  We are particularly interested in Read More …