The 6th International Conference on Linguistics, Literature and Translation (26th – 27th October 2016)

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Al-Zaytoonah University of Jordan / Department of English
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The English Department at Al-Zaytoonah University of Jordan
is honored to invite you to its 6th international conference, which will take place on 26th – 27th October 2016. It is an interdisciplinary conference focusing on the exploration of a broad range of themes in linguistics, literature, and translation. It provides a forum for the exchange of ideas and research outcomes in these fields.

We are calling for the submission of abstracts related to the
topic themes listed below. Proposals will go through a rigorous review by the Conference Academic Committee. Submissions are reviewed on a rolling basis, and authors will be notified with the committee's decision.

If you have any queries about the abstract submission process, please do not hesitate to contact us on

Deadline for submitting abstracts is 28th May 2016.
Abstracts can be sent via email to Dr Ibrahim Abushihab, Head of the Department of English.

Participants will be notified of acceptance by the end of June 2016.

Full version of the paper based on the accepted proposal should be submitted to the Head of the Department by 1st July 2016.

Final version of the paper after incorporating the feedback of the conference must be submitted by 15th September 2016.

Accepted papers will be published in the Conference

Conference Themes:
Monlingualism, Bilingualism and Multilingualism.
Cognitive Linguistics.
Text and Discourse Analysis.
Pragmatics and Pragmatic Orientations.
Critical Discourse Analysis: Death of Language Neutrality.
Stylistics .
Language Communication and Communicative Competence.
Text and Context: A Psychoanalytic Criticism.
English for Specific Purposes .
Language Education.
Comparative & Contrastive Linguistics.
Language, Power and Ideology.

Comparative Literature.
Contemporary and Classical Literature.
Issues of Hegemony, Oppression, Social Justice and
Equality in Literature.
Modernism and Postmodernism.
Literature and Psychoanalysis.
Literature and Globalization.
New Historicism.
Literature and Marxism.
Structuralism and Poststructuralism.

The Role of Translation in (De)forming Political Discourse
in Times of Conflict.
Ethical Considerations in Translation.
Translation and Cultural Identity: A Comparative Approach.
Translation and Ideological Orientation.
The Translator's (In)visibility: Pros and Cons.
Translation: A Hybridized Discipline.
Challenges of Approaching Sensitive (Political,
Religious and Social) Texts.
Translation: A Narrative Account.
Translation: Art, Science, Talent or Craft?
Pragmatics, Translation and Educational Purposes.