Third International Conference on the Translation of Dialects in Multimedia - University of Bologna at Forlì 10-12 May 2007

The conference is directed at academics from various disciplines as well as translators and students who are interested in the translation of dialects in multimedia contexts. The conference will concentrate on a complex, interdisciplinary subject area involving linguistics, communication studies, film studies and translation studies as well as other areas of cultural studies, sociology and other disciplines.

The main topics to be covered at the conference include dubbing, subtitling films in dialect and linguistic varieties; theatre translation; cultural transfer processes in the characteristics of dialects; archaisms, regionalisms, varieties in the continuum between dialect and standard language; diglossia (national language and regional or local language; "official" and "non official" language); the use of new technologies in the translation of dialect. Thematic areas: NEW TECHNOLOGIES (INTERNET, DIGITAL SUPPORTS, ETC.) IN/AND THE TRANSLATION OF DIALECT (dialect, vernacular, linguistic varieties, regional or local language, "non official" language, "defeated" language, "minor not safeguarded" language, etc) THE TRANSLATION OF DIALECT IN SCREEN TRANSLATION (DUBBING, SUBTITLING, ETC.) THE TRANSLATION OF DIALECT IN STAGE TRANSLATION (THEATRE, OPERA, CABARET, SONG, ETC.) THE TRANSLATION OF DIALECT IN OTHER MEDIA DIALECT, TRANSLATION AND MULTIMODALITY THE ROLE OF MULTIMEDIA TRANSLATION FOR DIALECT SURVIVING DIALECT IN MULTIMEDIA TRANSLATION AND TRANSLATION STUDIES To these areas the Host Committee welcomes proposals for 20-minute papers. Papers are welcome in the conference languages indicated. Papers presented in languages other than English will require a further abstract in English to be distributed as a hand-out during their presentation. The deadline for sending abstracts in one of the official Conference languages AND in English (500 words) is February 28, 2007 The Scientific Committee will return its decision around 15th March 31st March 2007 submission of a corrected abstract for publication on the conference website 15th April 2007 submission of a biosketch 30th April 2007 submission of a zipped .ppt file of the presentation Contact address (please label message subject "MMDT2007"):

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