CFP: [Graduate] "Translation and Transitions": University of Miami Graduate Student Conference

full name / name of organization: 
Lara Cahill
contact email: 
l.cahill@umiami.edu

CALL FOR PAPERS

“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: translation.transitions_at_gmail.com
Electronic submissions are encouraged.

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

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