Assistant Professor / Associate Professor / Full Professor (Translation)

Hong Kong Baptist University FACULTY OF ARTS Department of English Language and Literature Translation Programme The Translation Programme was established in 1990 and has since become one of the leading such programmes in the region.  Applications are now invited for the following tenure-track position(s) in the Translation Programme.  Outstanding candidates at Associate Professor or above may be considered for tenure […]

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Paratextual Framing: Theory and Methodology

First International Research Training Event Organised by the Jiao Tong Baker Centre for Translation and Intercultural Studies Shanghai, China 29-30 June 2018   Workshop Leaders Dr Sameh Hanna, University of Leeds, UK Professor Mona Baker, Director of the Jiao Tong Baker Centre for Translation & Intercultural Studies A growing number of studies are now acknowledging the role that paratexts play […]

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IATIS Call for Volunteer English-into-Chinese Translators

  Dear all, IATIS (the International Association of Translation and Intercultural Studies) is currently looking for Translation Studies scholars willing to undertake volunteer English-into-Chinese (繁體中文/complex characters) translations for translating the abstracts of its 6th international conference (Hong Kong, July 2018) in an innovative online environment. To facilitate the coordination and the translation of hundreds of abstracts, IATIS has launched a partnership […]

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A Toronto imam was accused of hate-preaching against Jews

But that wasn’t the whole story Ayman Elkasrawy’s controversial prayers sparked outrage and condemnation from many, including members of his own faith. In the aftermath, he reached out to the Jewish community to educate himself and learn from his mistakes. Still, a key question remained unanswered: did he really say what he was accused of saying?    By JENNIFER YANG, Identity […]

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Translating/Interpreting LSP through a Gender Perspective

Università L’Orientale, Naples Dipartimento di Studi Letterari, Linguistici e Comparati 8-9 February 2018 2nd Valencia/Napoli Colloquium on Gender and Translation Translating/Interpreting LSP through a Gender Perspective   CALL FOR PAPERS The Dipartimento di Studi Letterari, Linguistici e Comparati of the Università di Napoli ‘L’Orientale’ and The GenText Research Group of the Universitat de València organize jointly the second Valencia/Napoli Colloquium […]

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TranscUlturAl: Special Issue on Translation and Borders

Vol 9, No 2 (2017) Translation and Borders Table of Contents TRANSLATION STUDIES Introduction: Borders in Translation and Intercultural Communication Jonathan Evans , Helen Ringrow PDF 1-12 Dirty pretty language: translation and the borders of English Mirona Moraru , Alida Payson ABSTRACT PDF 13-31 Le doublage, à la frontière entre traduction et adaptation ? Frédérique Brisset ABSTRACT PDF 32-46 Where […]

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Translation in the Digital Age: From Translation Tools to Shifting Paradigms

9th Annual International Translation Conference Translation & Interpreting Institute, Hamad bin Khalifa University, Doha, Qatar March 27th – 28th  2018 Call for papers The time is past when digital technology in translation was no more than a supporting tool. The digital revolution is transforming the landscape of translation theory and practice. From translation memory tools to online corpora and databases, to […]

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Tenure-Track Position in Translation Studies: University of Massachusetts Amherst

The Program in Comparative Literature in the Department of Languages, Literatures, and Cultures at the University of Massachusetts Amherst invites applications for a tenure-track position at the rank of Assistant Professor to teach graduate and undergraduate courses in Translation Studies and Comparative Literature (2/2 load), including periodic large lecture courses. The effective starting date is September 1, 2018. Under exceptional […]

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The Challenge and Promise of Interdisciplinarity: Jiao Tong Baker Centre

    Launch of Baker Centre for Translation & Intercultural Studies School of Foreign Languages, Shanghai Jiao Tong University, Shanghai, China 13-15 October 2017 Invited Speakers and Workshop Leaders Keynotes and Workshops Abstracts Registration (now open) Conference Programme Friday 13 October 2017 08.00-08.40 Registration 08.40-09.15 Welcome Address and Launch of Centre 09.15-10.15 Plenary I Kaisa Koskinen, University of Tampere, FinlandA Conversation across Disciplines […]

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Translaboration: Exploring Collaboration in Translation and Translation in Collaboration

Special Issue of Target Edited by Alexa Alfer and Cornelia Zwischenberger In recent years, ‘translation’ has become an increasingly widely used metaphor within and across disciplines to describe, broadly, the processes by which knowledge is generated, shared and applied. At the same time, ‘collaboration’ has emerged as a buzzword in translation circles. Discussions of the latter frequently centre on recent […]

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