Category Archives: Publications

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 Papers – Special Collection: Translation, Remediation, Spread: The Global Circulation of Comics in Digital Distribution

deadline for submissions: June 30, 2021 full name / name of organization: The Comics Grid: Journal of Comics Scholarship contact email: jonathan.evans@port.ac.uk The Comics Grid: Journal of Comics Scholarship Call for Papers Special Collection: Translation, Remediation, Spread: The Global Circulation of Comics in Digital Distribution Editors: Jonathan Evans, Kathleen Dunley and Ernesto Priego This full… 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 »

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… Read More »

The Routledge Handbook of Translation and Pragmatics is out!

The Routledge Handbook of Translation and Pragmatics provides an overview of key concepts and theory in pragmatics, charts developments in the disciplinary relationship between translation studies and pragmatics, and showcases applications of pragmatics-inspired research in a wide range of translation, spoken and signed language interpreting activities. Bringing together 22 authoritative chapters by leading scholars, this… Read More »

New Publication: Music and Translation: New Mediations in the Digital Age

This book explores how transformations and translations shape musical meanings, developments and the perception of music across cultures. Starting with the concept of music as multimodal text, the author understands translation as the process of transferring a text from one language – verbal or not – into another, interlingually, intralingually or intersemiotically, as well as… Read More »