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Tuesday, 06 March 2012 10:37

2012 LTTC International Conference - Registration


The Language Training and Testing Center (LTTC) in Taipei, Taiwan is pleased to announce that online registration is now open for the 2012 LTTC International Conference to be held on April 2829, 2012 at Linze Hall (Tsai Lecture Hall), National Taiwan University, Taipei, Taiwan.

 

Registration for the conference is free. A platform for online registration is available at our website:http://www.lttc.ntu.edu.tw/conference2012_eng/index.htm.


Online registration will be closed once the conference seating capacity is reached.

 

For further information about registration, please contact us at:

Phone: (886)2-2362-6385, ext. 271. (Ms. Huang)

E-mail: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

 

The following is a brief update on the conference. For detailed information, please visit our website athttp://www.lttc.ntu.edu.tw/conference2012_eng/index.htm.

 

Conference 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

The conference, consisting of almost 30 sessions, will feature paper presentations, panels, and workshops by professionals and scholars from Asia, Europe, and North America.

 

INVITED SPEAKERS (in alphabetical order by last name)

Plenary Speeches

  • Sin-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, Newcastle University, UK
  • Lawrence Venuti
    Professor of the English Department
    Temple University, USA
  • Kwang-chung Yu
    Professor Emeritus, Department of Foreign Languages and Literature
    National Sun Yat-sen University
    Poet, essayist, critic and translator

 

Invited Paper Presentations

  • Chuanyun Bao
    Professor of the Graduate School of Translation, Interpretation, and Language Education
    Monterey Institute of International Studies, USA
  • Sharon Lai
    Director of the Graduate Institute of Translation and Interpretation
    National Taiwan Normal University
  • Cheng-shu Yang
    Professor of Graduate Institute of Cross-Cultural Studies, Fu Jen Catholic University
    President of the Taiwan Association of Translation and Interpretation

 

Invited Workshop

  • Jerome Cheng-Jung Su
    Assistant Professor of the Graduate Institute of Translation and Interpretation
    National Taiwan Normal University
    President of Bookman Books, Ltd.
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