The Language Training and Testing Center (LTTC) in Taipei, Taiwan, is pleased to announce a call for proposals for the 2012 LTTC International Conference to be held on April 28 and 29, 2012 at National Taiwan University in Taipei, Taiwan.
The final date for submissions will be October 31, 2011. Notification of acceptance will be sent by November 30, 2011. The online submission form is now up and running, and proposals on a wide range of topics in translation and interpretation are welcome.
Conference Theme: The Making of a Translator
Invited Speakers (in alphabetical order by last name)
Professor and Chairman of the Department of Translation
The Chinese University of Hong Kong
Lecturer in Chinese Interpreting and Translating
School of Modern Languages, University of Newcastle upon Tyne, UK
Professor of English Department
Temple University, USA
Professor Emeritus, Department of Foreign Languages and Literature
National Sun Yat-sen University, Taiwan
Translator, critic, writer, and contemporary poet
Invited Paper Presentations
Professor of the Graduate School of Translation, Interpretation, and Language Education
Monterey Institute of International Studies, USA
Professor of Graduate Institute of Cross-Cultural Studies, Fu Jen Catholic University
President of the Taiwan Association of Translation and Interpretation
Partial list. More to be announced.
We welcome proposals from scholars, practitioners, policy experts, university teachers, and graduate students. Proposals should address one of the following translation and interpretation related topics:
l Education of the Translator
l Certification and Evaluation of the Translator
l History of the Translator/Translators in History
l Corpora- and Computer-Assisted Translation
l Translation Policy: Challenges and Prospects
l Translation and Cross-Cultural Theory
l Literary Translation
Proposals may be submitted for paper presentations or workshops.
Submission instructions and latest updates are available at the conference website