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Monday, 25 July 2011 20:32

The Making of a Translator - 2012 LTTC International Conference

The Language Training and Testing Center (LTTC) in Taipei, Taiwan, is pleased to announce a call for proposals for the 2012 LTTC International Conference on translation and interpretation to be held on April 28-29, 2012, at National Taiwan University.

Venue: Linze Hall, National Taiwan University

Theme: The Making of a Translator



The two-day conference will feature scholarly presentations on the following topics:
1. Education of the Translator
2. Certification and Evaluation of the Translator
3. History of the Translator/Translators in History
4. Corpora and Computer-Assisted Translation
5. Translation Policy: Challenges and Prospects
6. Translation and Cross-Cultural Theory
7. Literary Translation

 Invited Speakers (in alphabetical order by last name):
Shi-wai Chan, Professor and Chairman of the Department of Translation (The Chinese University of Hong Kong);
Valerie Pellatt, Lecturer in Chinese Interpreting and Translating (School of Modern Languages, University of Newcastle upon Tyne, UK);
Lawrence Venuti, Professor of English Department (Temple University, USA);

Kwang-chung Yu, Translator, critic, writer, and contemporary poet.

Call for Proposals: Proposals may be submitted for paper presentations or workshops on one
of the topics listed  above. Find detailed information

 Important Dates:  Final date for proposal submission:September 30, 2011; notification of acceptance: October 31, 2011; final date for full paper submission: March 31, 2012.


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