CFP: [Graduate] University of Miami - Translation and Transitions - English and Modern Language Department

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Gabriela Zaviezo
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“Translation and Transitions”

University of Miami, Coral Gables
Department of Modern Languages and Literature
Department of English

February 15 -16, 2008

This conference invites papers addressing the literary exchange between
languages and nations of the Americas and Europe, across time and space.

Possible topics include, but are not limited to:

Translations between genres and/or disciplines, cultural gaps in
translations and/or transitions, semiotics
and immigration, the process of translation, politics and cultural
production, spaces of displacement
and transitions, “high” and “low” culture, oral traditions and
translations, the role of translation within society.


Keynote Speaker:
Alfred MacAdam, Columbia University

A 200 word abstract should be sent by
November 15, 2007 to:
Graduate Student Conference
c/o Department of Modern Languages and Literatures,
University of Miami,
P.O. Box 248093,
Coral Gables, Florida 33124-2074
or via e-mail to
Electronic submissions are encouraged.

Papers may be in English, French or Spanish and should not exceed 20
Acceptance will be confirmed no later than Dec. 7, 2007.

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