Call for Papers
CROSSLING Symposium: Language Contacts at the Crossroads of Disciplines
University of Eastern Finland, Joensuu, February 28–March 1, 2013
Job opportunity: The position of university teacher in English translation and interpreting at the University of Tampere, Finland.
The deadline for job application is 2 October 2012 at 15.45 (UTC +3).
Beyond Borders: Global Literature and Translation
Textus, No 3 (2013)
Tim Parks and Edoardo Zuccato (eds.)
The extraordinary progress in communications and technology that characterized the 20th century and made possible the process now known as globalization has had, like it or not, a profound effect on the world of literature, creating a new international context which has to a large extent replaced national cultures as the ultimate arbiter of literary taste.
Call for Papers
"Beyond Mediation? Exploring Translation and Interpretation
in the Current Globalized Landscape"
The graduate students of the School of Translation at Glendon College, York University, are pleased to announce the fourth annual graduate student conference in Translation Studies, to be held at Glendon College, Toronto on Saturday, March 23, 2013.
Call for Papers:
On the occasion of its 20th anniversary, Department of French Translation and Interpreting is organizing an international translation studies conference in order to provide a framework for discussing new destinations in translation studies.
Translation, an impetus for human evolution, is one of the most important subject matters in academic research in line with innovations of our era. Going beyond imposing limits, translation studies is enriched by new perspectives and travels to new destinations. Considering translation as a multifaceted concept which involves numerous parameters, this conference proposes the opportunity to explore theoretical and practical issues in translation with innovative points of view, to analyze the nature of present-day problematics and develop possible solutions.
- Researchers and developers with an interest in applying ICT to education and training in the field of interpreting
- Scholars interested in interpreting pedagogy
- Representatives of educational and training institutions
- Interpreter trainers and those who train interpreter clients
- Interpreting service users and providers
Part-time Lecturer(s) in English > Chinese Translation
Imperial College London -Translation Unit
MSc in Scientific, Technical and Medical Translation with Translation Technology (MScTrans)
We are currently looking to recruit one or more lecturers for the English > Chinese component of this exciting Masters programme, to start in October 2012. MScTrans aims to provide training which prepares students for work as translation professionals. The programme provides practical translation classes in a wide range of language combinations, and the teaching is split into blocks:
Block One: Scientific Translation (October - November)
Block Two: Medical Translation (November - January)
Block Three: Technical Translation (January - March)
Closing date: 13 September 2012