The interdisciplinary turn in the field of Translation Studies has raised a number of questions regarding the interweaving of theory and practice, the development of hybrid approaches to the target text, the power of translation to shape cultural relations, and the growing expectations of the reader for truth and clarity. In this context, the role of the literary translator becomes ever-more pertinent. His/her verbal dexterity as well as the ability to capture the narratological complexity of the source text define the subtle border between content and form and shape the identity of the translated work of art.
Joyce’s Feast of Languages
The XII James Joyce Italian Foundation Conference in Rome
Conference Dates: January 31-February 1, 2019
DEADLINE FOR ABSTRACTS: November 25, 2018
Keynote speakers: Richard Brown, Enrico Terrinoni, Chrissie Van Mierlo
The James Joyce Italian Foundation invites proposals for the Twelfth Annual Conference in Rome. It will be hosted by the Department of Foreign Languages, Literatures and Cultures at the Università Roma Tre, to celebrate Joyce’s 137th birthday.
Rebecca Gould (University of Birmingham) and Kayvan Tahmasebian are seeking contributions to the Routledge Handbook of Translation and Activism. Current contributions range across Middle Eastern, African, and Latin American literatures. Contributions from scholars, translators, writers, and creative practitioners are encouraged. We are particularly eager to include more contributions on political theory (Marx, Gramsci, Walter Benjamin, Fanon) in relation to translation and activism, as well as contributions addressing the following themes:
* Translators as activists
* Translators’ contributions to activism across multilingual divides
* Translating activist and political texts
SHASTRI INDO-CANADIAN INSTITUTE, NEW DELHI
DEPARTMENT OF ENGLISH, SCHOOL OF HUMANITIES, PONDICHERRY UNIVERSITY, PUDUCHERRY 605014 INDIA
Convergence and Divergence: Indian Literature in a Global Context—Canadian and Indian Perspectives
AUGUST 30-31, 2018
The Editorial Board of ES Review. Spanish Journal of English Studies is pleased to announce its Call for Submissions for Issue 40 (2019).
ES Review. Spanish Journal of English Studies, a refereed scientific journal published yearly by the Department of Filología Inglesa at the University of Valladolid, cordially invites submission of original manuscripts in the form of articles and book reviews dealing with all major areas of English Studies.
This panel is organized around the notion of how sexuality could be reimagined through translation. More closely, it tries to look at the transformative potential of translation and language in deconstructing and constructing bodies and sexuality, in particular how the engagement of translating past sexualities could shape our present understanding in reorganizing sexual identities and the conditions of being. Papers that examine the intersection of sexuality, identity, language and power are welcome. Abstract and 50-word bio by May 30.
Call For Contributions: Shakespeare and Accentism
Editor: Adele Lee (Emerson College, USA)
This collection explores the aural distinctions and consequences of ‘accentism’ in Shakespeare across languages and cultures, past and present. The objectives are:
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CFP: Turkish Literature as World Literature
CALL FOR PAPERS: EXTENDED DEADLINE EDITION
Pacific Ancient and Modern Language Association (PAMLA) Conference
Friday, November 9, 2018 to Sunday, November 11, 2018, Western Washington University, Bellingham, Washington
Conference theme: “Acting, Roles, and Stages”
Session: Contemporary Women Writers in Italy
Presiding Officer: Maria G. Traub, Neumann University, TRAUBM@neumann.edu
Proposal Due Date: June 27, 2018 - submit via PAMLA website, http://pamla.org/2018/topic-areas
CFP: World Literature – Northeast Popular/American Culture Association
The World Literature area for the 2018 Northeast Popular/American Culture Association conference is accepting paper proposals from faculty and graduate students. NEPCA’s 2018 annual conference will be held from Friday, October 19-Saturday, October 20, 2018 at Worcester State University in Worcester, MA.