nternational Summit Forum on Translation/Interpreting Studies: New Orientations
October 30 – November 1, 2015
Call for Papers
The International Summit Forum on Translation / Interpreting Studies: New Orientations, organized by Guangdong University of Foreign Studies (GDUFS), will be held in Guangzhou on October 30th – November 1st, 2015. The forum aspires to explore translation/interpreting studies from the perspectives of diverse academic disciplines within the context of different cultures and different social and linguistic backgrounds and aims to lay groundwork for new models, methods and perspectives in translation/interpreting studies as an interdisciplinary branch of learning. The forum welcomes researchers in translation/interpreting studies from across the world to participate.
The forum, “International Summit Forum on Translation/Interpreting Studies: New Orientations”, now cordially invites submission of abstracts of 300-500 words in English, together with a brief narrative bio-note in English (50-100 words), one electronic bareheaded, full-face photograph and contact information with the speaker’s name, affiliation, email address, and telephone and fax numbers. Please fill in the online Preliminary Registration Form and abstract submission on _____________ (website to be built) to facilitate planning.
The deadline for submission of abstracts in an MS Word Format is April 30th, 2015. The Organizing Committee of the Forum reserves the right to edit the abstract if necessary. Authors of accepted abstracts should send their draft papers before July 31st, 2015 and a notification of acceptance will be sent to authors of accepted draft papers before August 20th, 2015. Authors of accepted draft papers should send their finalized full papers of less than 5,500 words in a PDF Format or an MS Word Format before September 20th, 2015 to email@example.com. The submitted papers should be original and have not been contributed or published elsewhere.
Under the theme of “Translation/Interpreting Studies: New Orientations”, the topics for the forum include, but are not restricted to, the following overlapping categories:
A. Translation/Interpreting Studies, Culture and Communication
1. Translation/Interpreting studies in the context of cultural diversities;
2. Translation/Interpreting studies through Intercultural dialogues;
3. Interaction between English and Chinese in translation/interpreting;
4. Translation/Interpreting as intercultural communication;
5. Ideology in the process of translation/interpreting.
B. Translation/Interpreting Studies, Language and Diverse Disciplines
1. Translation/Interpreting studies from linguistic perspectives;
2. Translation/Interpreting studies from interdisciplinary perspectives;
3. Translation/Interpreting studies from discourse analysis perspectives;
4. Translation/Interpreting studies from ecological perspectives;
5. Translation/Interpreting studies from philosophical perspectives.
C. Translation/Interpreting Studies, Globalization and Technology
1. Translation/Interpreting studies in the context of globalization;
2. Translation/Interpreting studies and machine translation;
3. Translation/Interpreting studies and translation memory tools;
4. Translation/Interpreting studies and localization management;
5. Translation/Interpreting studies and language service supply.
All the finalized full papers will be carefully reviewed; official invitation letters and a Final Registration Confirmation Form will be sent by September 30th, 2015, to participants whose finalized full papers have been accepted by the Academic Review Panel of the Forum. Authors of the accepted full papers will have 15 minutes to present their work at the parallel sessions with 5 minutes for questions and discussion. Best papers selected by the Academic Review Panel of the Forum will be included in the Conference Proceedings to be published after the Forum.
A registration fee of 1,000 yuan RMB and of 200 US dollars will be requested at the forum location from all participants from inland China and from participants outside inland China respectively. A registration fee of 600 yuan RMB will be requested at the forum location from university students from inland China. The forum registration fee will include forum banquet, lunches, refreshments and a copy of the proceedings binder, but not participants’ accommodation and transportation. All participants except keynote speakers will have to pay for their own accommodation and travel expenses.
Please email your inquiries to:
The Organizing Committee of the Forum, GDUFS: firstname.lastname@example.org
Keynote Speakers (in alphabetical order)
Prof. Claudia Angelleli,
Prof. Edwin Gentzler,
Prof. Theo Hermans,
Prof. Douglas Robinson,
Prof. Lawrence Venuti,
Prof. WANG Ning,
Prof. ZHONG Weihe, Guangdong University of Foreign Studies
Plenary Speakers (in alphabetical order)
胡庚申 Prof. HU Gengshen
黄国文 Prof. HUANG Guowen
毛思慧，Prof. MAO Sihui
孙艺风，Prof. SUN Yifeng
王东风，Prof. WANG Dongfeng
许钧，Prof. XU Jun
朱纯深 Prof. ZHU Chunshen
Specially Invited Speakers
Prof. LI Zhengshuan
Prof. REN Wen
Prof. SU Zhenglong
Prof. WANG Lidi
Prof. WANG Lifei
Prof. ZHANG Ailing
Prof. ZHANG Meifang
Prof. ZHU Zhiyu
Participants (expected to be 180)