Translation Times | Craiova, 9-10 December 2021

Description: Translation as an intellectual and social venture is at least two millennia old, although it was recognised as an academic discipline only in the 1970s. With both retrospective and prospective views, contact, fluidity, local and global scales of influence can be said to shape the many contexts and voices of translation.

Organiser: The Department of British, American, and German Studies, Faculty of Letters, University of Craiova, in partnership with The Romanian Society for English and American Studies (RSEAS) and The European Society for the Study of English (ESSE)

Date: 9-10 December 2021

Venue: Craiova, online, Google Meet

Deadline for Proposals: 3 December 2021

Conference website: https://litere.ucv.ro/litere/ro/content/conferin%C8%9Be-colocvii-%C5%9Fi-simpozioane-interna%C8%9Bionale

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The 11th Conference on Linguistic and Intercultural Education – CLIE-2021 | Alba-Iulia, 17-18 December 2021

Topic of the Current Edition: Challenges of on-line pedagogy and research in linguistic and intercultural education

Description: CLIE-2021 aims at investigating the far-reaching implications of moving instruction and research in the online medium. In particular, public discourses that tend to politicise online learning, possibly attaching to it a stigma of being lower quality than face-to-face learning might prove disturbing and demotivating for the main actors in education and research. Indeed, technical or administrative hurdles have impeded a swift transition to fully remote teaching, learning and research (ensuring the shift to synchronous video – Zoom, MS Teams, Google Meet), the implementation of adequate measures for equitable access (reliable computers and broadband, support for students with disabilities, academic integrity assurance), foresight in terms of post-pandemic eLearning infrastructure. This year’s forum will address hands-on experiences and bring forth possible solutions.

Organiser: CIEL Centre, “1 Decembrie 1918” University of Alba Iulia

in cooperation with:

  • University of Madeira, Portugal
  • International Burch University, Bosnia and Herzegovina
  • College of Applied Studies for Preschool Teachers “Mihailo Palov” in Vrsac, Serbia
  • International Burch University, Bosnia and Herzegovina
  • University of East Sarajevo, Pale Faculty of Philosophy, Bosnia and Herzegovina
  • The Romanian Society for English and American Studies (RSEAS)
  • The European Society for the Study of English (ESSE)

Date: 17–18 December 2021

Venue: MS Teams | “1 Decembrie 1918” University of Alba Iulia

Deadline for proposals: 29 November 2021

Conference website: http://ciel.uab.ro/index.php?pagina=pg&id=38&l=en

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BAS Conference | Timișoara, 12-14 May 2022

Topic of the Current Edition: British and American Studies

Description: This yearly conference offers academics with interest in American Literature, British and Commonwealth Literature, Cultural Studies, Gender Studies, Language Studies, Translation Studies, Semiotics, and English Language Teaching a chance to meet and to exchange ideas with colleagues and international experts. The event is structured in sessions, where 20 minutes presentations are given, and 60 minutes workshops. The language of the conference is English.

Note: Should the evolution of the pandemic change by mid-March and allow us to organise the conference in a face-to-face format, we will inform you.

Confirmed plenary speakers:

  • Prof. Andreas Jucker, University of Zürich, ESSE chair
  • Prof. Nicoletta Vasta, University of Udine
  • Prof. Laurence Roussillon-Constanty, Université de Pau et des Pays de l’Adour

Organiser: The English Department of the Faculty of Letters, West University of Timişoara

Date: 12-14 May 2022

Venue: Timişoara, Romania

Deadline for Proposals: 15 February 2022

Conference website: https://bas.events.uvt.ro/ 

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20th International Conference Language, Literature, and Cultural Policies (LLCP) | Craiova, 17-18 December 2021

Topic of the Current Edition: “Bridges that Separate and Walls that Connect”

Organiser: The Department of British, American, and German Studies, Faculty of Letters, University of Craiova
in partnership with:
The Romanian Society for English and American Studies (RSEAS) and
The European Society for the Study of English (ESSE)

Date: 17-18 December 2021

Venue: Craiova, Google Meet platform

Deadline for Proposals: 6 December 2021

Conference website: https://litere.ucv.ro/litere/ro/content/conferin%C8%9Be-colocvii-%C5%9Fi-simpozioane-interna%C8%9Bionale

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Studia Philologia | CFP for Issue 2/2022

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LINGUACULTURE, a peer-reviewed academic journal of the Centre for (Inter)cultural and (Inter)lingual Research of Alexandru Ioan Cuza University of Iași, Romania, welcomes contributions in literary studies, literary and critical theory, theatre and film studies, linguistics, translation studies, cultural studies, and TEFL, as well as book reviews for its next issue to be published in December 2021.

Contributions are expected by 30 September, 2021, and they should not have been published or considered for publication elsewhere. All submissions will go through a peer review process and notification of acceptance will be sent by 15 November, 2021.

The attached CFP contains more guidelines for authors.

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CFP for the Conference Synergies in Communication

Topic of the Current Edition: The 9th edition of the conference will be dedicated to the 20th anniversary of the European Day of Languages and will be included in the EDL data base of the Council of Europe and the European Centre for Modern Languages (ECML/CELV).

Short Description: The Department of Modern Languages and Business Communication of the Bucharest University of Economic Studies (ASE), Romania, is organizing the 9 th annual international conference Synergies in Communication (SiC 2021), to be held online on 28-29 October 2021. The event will be organized under the auspices of the Faculty of International Business and Economics in partnership with Université Libre de Bruxelles (ULB), University of Hyogo, University of Zaragoza, Quest Romania, PROSPER-ASE Language Centre and The Romanian Society for English and American Studies (RSEAS), a member of The European Society for the Study of English (ESSE). The conference will be dedicated to the 20th anniversary of the European Day of Languages and will be included in the EDL data base of the Council of Europe and the European Centre for Modern Languages (ECML/CELV).

The sections of the Conference are: Synergies in Business Communication; Education and Research, Interdependences: Academic and Digital Literacies in the New Education and Research Environment. Revisiting Quality in Higher Education; Education for Active Citizenship through Gender Studies and (Inter)Cultural Communication; East and West within Interdisciplinary Frames.

Organiser: The Department of Modern Languages and Business Communication of the Bucharest University of Economic Studies (ASE), Romania

Date: 28-29 October 2021

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Call for Articles for Synergy Journal

The Editorial Board and Publishers of Synergy Journal invite the submission of original articles in English, French, German or Spanish on the following subjects for the next issue of the journal, to be published by December 2021:

  • Synergies in Business Communication, Education and Research
  • FL Teaching, Learning and Professional Development
  • Literary Studies
  • Interdisciplinary and Cultural Synergies
  • Applied Linguistics
  • Translation Studies

Deadline for the submission of articles: 1 June 2021.

Please see editorial guidelines for publication at http://www.synergy.ase.ro/author- guidelines.html

All submissions to be sent to synergyjournal@yahoo.com

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Special Issue 2/2022 – Theorizing Literary Animals
Guest editor: Dr. Ema Vyroubalova, Trinity College Dublin

This special issue seeks essays in English that engage with as well as challenge existing work in animal studies in relation to literary texts and/or theories from across different genres, historical periods, and linguistic and national traditions. Topics for possible essays include the following:

  • relationship between animal studies and literary theory and/or history
  • theorizing human-animal hybridities and continuities in literary texts
  • alternatives to anthropocentrism and/or anthropomorphism in literary criticism and theory
  • intersectionality and animal studies
  • triangulating between animal studies, ecocriticism and literary theory/studies
  • animals and translation theory
  • impact of the animal rights movement on literature
  • pedagogical approaches to combining animal and literary studies

Timeline:

  • 1 November 2021 – proposal submission deadline (200-word abstract, 7 keywords, 5 theoretical references, 150-word author’s bio-note)
  • 15 November 2021 – notification about acceptance
  • 1 February 2022 – submission of full papers (Instructions for authors regarding formatting rules and style sheets can be found on the journal’s webpage: http://studia.ubbcluj.ro/serii/philologia/pdf/Instructions_En.pdf)
  • 30 June 2022 – publication of the special-themed issue

Please send your abstracts and papers to both email addresses: studia.philologia@lett.ubbcluj.ro and vyroubae@tcd.ie.

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CFP for the 2021 issue of Cultural Intertexts

The journal editors invite proposals of original articles related to the general theme of Cultural Intertexts, an academic journal of Literature and Cultural Studies, ISSN 2393-0624, E-ISSN 2393-1078.

Details here:

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