Lectureship, Department of Translation, Chinese University of Hong Kong

Lecturer(s) – (20000007) Department/ Unit: Department of Translation Closing Date: March 15, 2020 Applicants should (i) possess a higher degree (at least at Master Level) in translation or other related fields; (ii) specialize in one or more of the following areas: practical translation (including translation project supervision), interpreting, translation studies, literary translation and computer translation; and preferably (iii) have relevant teaching/teaching-related experience

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New and Familiar Modes of Translation and Communication: Interdisciplinary Perspectives

Graduate School of Translation and Interpretation, Beijing Foreign Studies University 10-12 April 2020   The turn of the century has witnessed a step change in the volume, diversity and sophistication of research on various modes of mediated communication, from interlingual translation and interpreting to film adaptation, from the language of emojiis to the code switching typical of social media exchanges,

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Baker Centre for Translation and Intercultural Studies Moves to Shanghai International Studies University

The Baker Centre for Translation and Intercultural Studies, first established at Shanghai Jiao Tong University in 2017, will be moving to Shanghai International Studies University (SISU) on 1 January 2020.  It will continue to be managed by the same team that initially founded it at Jiao Tong, including Professor Hu Kaibao as Executive Director and Professor Mona Baker as Director,

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SISU Sets Up China’s First Corpus Research Institute

  26 November 2019 | By Xu Xiaohan, Yang Tiantian, Zhou Jinru, Ren Yihan, Zhou Jiawen | Copyedited by Li Lei Shanghai International Studies University (SISU) established China’s first corpus research institute, whose opening ceremony and academic seminar on corpus and interdisciplinary research was held at SISU on Nov. 16.   The opening ceremony and seminar attracted more than 130 experts

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Using Corpora in Contrastive and Translation Studies (6th edition) – UCCTS 2020

The 6th edition of the UCCTS conference (Using Corpora in Contrastive and Translation Studies) series will be organized by the Department of Interpreting and Translation of the University of Bologna (Italy) at the Bertinoro University Residential Centre, on 7-9 September 2020. UCCTS is a biennial international conference which was launched by Richard Xiao in 2008 to provide an international forum for the exploration

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TRANSLATION AND SOCIAL CHANGE: AN INTERVIEW WITH MONA BAKER

  PERcursos Linguísticos – Vitória (ES) -v. 9 -n. 21 – 2019 – Dossiê: Tradução & Transformação Social – ISSN: 2236-2592, pp. 24-35. Download pdf copy Interview TRANSLATION_AND_SOCIAL_CHANGE_AN_INTERVI (1).   Junia Zaidan: Translation and interpreting studies in Latin America have evolved noticeably over the last decade or so. Still, we have a long way to go to consolidate academic and

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Is logos a proper noun? Or, is Aristotelian Logic translatable into Chinese?

by Yijing Zhang Radical Philosophy 2.04 (Spring 2019) Translated by Sophie Eager During Jacques Derrida’s visit to China in 2001, he held a meeting with the Chinese philosopher Wang Yuanhua. 1 Derrida opened their dialogue with a sentence that had the effect, no doubt involuntary, of aggravating his interlocutor and all of those Chinese listeners present: ‘China doesn’t have philosophy, but/only thought

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ASSISTANT PROFESSOR, DEPARTMENT OF TRANSLATION AND INTERPRETING STUDIES BOĞAZİÇİ UNIVERSITY, ISTANBUL

Summary The Department of Translation and Interpreting Studies at Boğaziçi University, Istanbul, invites applications for a full-time Assistant Professor position. Candidates should have a Ph.D. in Translation Studies or a related field, as well as an international-level publication record in one or more fields of study that would enrich the Department’s research and teaching profile. Boğaziçi, an English-medium institution, is

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CULTUS 13 CFP: Mediating Narratives of Migration

Guest editors   Raffaela Merlini (University of Macerata, Italy) Christina Schäffner (Professor Emerita, Aston University, Birmingham, United Kingdom)   Call for abstracts: 16 December, 2019   Notification of acceptance: 23 December 2019   Call for papers: 16 March, 2020 Contributions must be sent to: submission2020@cultusjournal.com Our contemporary world is characterised by mobility and migration. People are on the move for

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Translation and prefiguration: Consolidating a conceptual encounter

by Jan Buts Perspectives, Studies in Translation Theory and Practice Received 15 Apr 2019, Accepted 06 Oct 2019, Published online: 04 Nov 2019 https://doi.org/10.1080/0907676X.2019.1682626   ABSTRACT   The concept of prefiguration, generally referring to the creation of an alternative society within the here and now, has proven highly productive in coming to terms with contemporary social movements, as the term

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