Research Assistant Professor, Department of English Language and Literature

Hong Kong Baptist University FACULTY OF ARTS Department of English Language and Literature Translation Programme   The Translation Programme invites applications for the post of Research Assistant Professor. The appointee is expected to conduct an independent programme of research and pursue initiatives to secure research funding. He/She will also teach two courses per year in the Translation Programme. The position

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Interpreting Dissent

Narratives about American Sign Language-English Interpreting for the Deaf President Now Protest Doctoral Defense, Mark Halley Galludet University 12 November 2018   In 1988, a one-week protest unfolded on the campus of Gallaudet University in Washington, DC as thousands of deaf students and community activists gathered, determined to derail the Gallaudet University Board of Trustees’ decision to appoint a hearing

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Assistant /Associate Professor, Department of Translation, The Chinese University of Hong Kong

Assistant/Associate Professor Department of Translation, CUHK   Applicants should (i) possess a relevant PhD degree 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 experience and professional qualification(s).  Priority consideration will be given

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Cfp: Translation and LGBT+/Queer activism

Guest Editors: Michela Baldo (University of Hull) Jonathan Evans (University of Portsmouth) Ting Guo (University of Exeter) Special issue of Translation and Interpreting Studies The Journal of the American Translation and Interpreting Studies Association   This special issue will focus on the role that translation plays in global LGBT+/Queer activism. It will analyze the practices of translation as part of

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Why Did an Israeli Publisher Release a Book of Translated Arabic Essays Without Consent?

The decision to translate and publish the works of dozens of women authors, without their involvement or approval, points to unethical publishing practices. Hakim Bishara, Hyperallergic September 13, 2018 TEL AVIV — A new book released by the Israeli publisher Resling Books is under fire for publishing a collection of stories by leading Arab women writers without their permission. Editor and

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Hong Kong PhD Fellowship Scheme – HKBU

HKBU Faculty of Arts emphasizes the contributions of art and culture to society. With five departments (Chinese Language and Literature; English Language and Literature; Humanities and Creative Writing; Music; and Religion and Philosophy), one Programme (Translation), a Language Centre, four research centres (for Applied Ethics; Chinese Cultural Heritage; Sino-Christian Studies; and Translation), and two research institutes (the Jao Tsung-I Academy

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Translation Beyond the Margins

Tenth Annual International Translation Conference  Translation and Interpreting Institute (TII) College of Humanities and Social Sciences (CHSS) Hamad Bin Khalifa University (HBKU) Doha, Qatar March 26th – 27th, 2019    Call for Papers  Translation, by nature, deals with margins. Translators and interpreters still hold a marginal position in society, as they often work in the shadow, and go unseen, despite

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Constructing the ‘Public Intellectual’ in the Premodern World

Co-hosted by Genealogies of Knowledge & Centre for Translation and Intercultural Studies, University of Manchester, UK   5-6 September 2019 http://genealogiesofknowledge.net/events/public-intellectual/   A notable feature of intellectual history has been the role of translation in the evolution and contestation of key cultural concepts, including those involved in the negotiation of power. We may think here of the extent to which

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Translation as Political Act/ La traduction comme acte politique/ La traduzione come atto politico

    Perugia, 9-10 May/ mai/ maggio 2019    http://home.translationaspoliticalact.net/ International Conference at the University of Perugia, Dipartimento di Scienze Politiche in collaboration with the Genealogies of Knowledge project (University of Manchester) Colloque international organisé par l’Università di Perugia, Dipartimento di Scienze Politiche en collaboration avec Genealogies of Knowledge Project (University of Manchester) Convegno internazionale organizzato dall’Università di Perugia, Dipartimento

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