Translation Technologies and Culture

Sixth Portsmouth Translation Conference, Saturday, 11th November 2006

For all information please log on to the conference website:
www.port.ac.uk/translationconference which contains details of the
programme, the abstracts, the venue and online registration.

6th International Languages and The Media Conference and Exhibition

Berlin, 25 - 27 October 2006

Free Access - Priceless Rights?
The proliferation of distribution channels for news, information and entertainment (public and private broadcasting, digital TV and cinema, video-on-demand, pay TV, cable, satellite, DSL, DVD, internet, mobile content, download-to-own services, paid and free content, etc.) and constantly diversifying audiences are creating new and exciting scenarios for language transfer and applications. Translation takes on new meaning in this global distribution network and the cost-deadlines-quality equation is volatile.

AFLS Symposium at the University of East Anglia - 3rd - 4th November 2006

Cross-Cultural Pragmatics at a Crossroads: Speech Frames and Cultural Perceptions

This interdisciplinary event will bring together, under the umbrella of cross-cultural pragmatics, researchers from domains which are particularly sensitive to cross-cultural issues, to promote the cross-fertilisation of ideas and theoretical approaches, and explore key concerns associated with verbal communication across language, culture and acquisitional divides.

GIORNATE DELLA TRADUZIONE LETTERARIA

QUARTA EDIZIONE

20 -22 ottobre 2006, Università di Urbino
A cura di Stefano Arduini e Ilide Carmignani
Per informazioni e iscrizioni:
http://www.uniurb.it/maslet/red_edit/giornate_traduzione_letteraria.html

IV Ibero-American Conference on Translation and Interpretation (IV CIATI)

The Process of Translation: a never-ending story

14 – 17 May, 2007

São Paulo, Brazil

Babel, festival di letteratura e traduzione

dal 22 al 24 settembre 2006 a Bellinzona

Vedi il sito www.babelfestival.com

Conference and Workshop on Corpora and Translation Studies

30 March—2 April, 2007, Shanghai Jiaotong University, Shanghai, P. R. China

Conference Themes:

The Construction of Corpora for Translation Studies
The Application of Corpus-based Methodologies in Translation Studies
Corpus-based analyses of individual style
Corpus methodology and the investigation of gender differences
Corpus analysis of cultural keywords
Corpora and the study of creativity
Corpora and the world outside the text