Arab World English Journal Calls for Papers Special Issue on Translation

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Arab World English Journal (AWEJ) welcomes the submission of papers for a special issue on translation. The deadline for manuscript submission is December, 30, 2011. The issue publication date is March, 2012. For more information visit Arab World English Journal on Before sending your paper, please read the Manuscript Guidelines for AWEJ at Possible topics could include but are not limited to:
Current situation of translation in the Arab world
The role of Arab universities in developing currents teaching programs in translation
The role of Kalima Project (Abu Dhabi Authority for Culture & Heritage) in developing the movement of translation in the Arab world
Challenges of literary translation
The role of translation in mediating the exchange of knowledge across cultural and linguistic divides
The role of literary translation in challenging or reinforcing cultural difference
Translation studies: development, problems and solutions.
Basic issues in traditional translation research and new perspectives
Translation theory and practice and global changes
Semantic theories in translation and interpreting
The linguistic, cognitive, communicative, cultural, technological dimensions of translation
Contrast between sight interpretation and paper translation,
Syntax differences between target language and source language
Arabic machine translation
Future use of corpora in translation studies
Translation and creativity
New approaches and theories in translation
General translation theory versus specific theories the literary translation
Teaching translation and literature in translation
Foreign language teaching and translation
The role of the translator in the dialogue among civilizations
The role of translation in cross-cultural and multi-cultural communication
The digital age and translation
Toward cultural translation
Globalization and translation
Papers may be submitted electronically as e-mail to:
Note for Arab authors: Please submit an abstract in Arabic and English