[Corpora-List] Corpus-Based Translation (CTS) conference at University of South Africa (link to call in text)

Gideon gidi8ster at gmail.com
Mon May 23 15:56:29 CEST 2016

In line with the initiative of celebrating International Translation Day, the University of South Africa’s Department of Linguistics and Modern Languages, together with the Academy of African Languages and Science, will host a three-day Corpus-Based Translation (CTS) conference on 21-23 September 2016 in Pretoria, South Africa.

Themed Corpora and corpus-based translation studies in Africa and beyond, the conference will give leading scholars, upcoming academics, translation students, translators, translation agency owners and other language practitioners an opportunity to debate and discuss issues pertaining to the development of CTS in Africa and abroad.

You are invited to send an abstract of between 300 and 500 words on any of the following topics:

1. Corpus-based translation studies – new research and applications 2. Compilation and application of parallel and multilingual corpora 3. Corpus-based translation studies, lexicography and terminology development 4. Computer-assisted translation (CAT) tools 5. Applied linguistics and corpus studies 6. Corpora and CTS in translator training 7. CTS and resource development 8. Electronic corpora, natural language processing and human language technology 9. Other topics related to corpora and CTS that are not captured in this list will be considered. Your research will help to shape the future of CTS.

The submission deadline is 15 June 2016.

For more information, see the page hosted by the College of Human Sciences with the call for papers and conference information: bit.ly/1Uxloe2

Other links:

Department of Linguistics and Modern Languages: http://www.unisa.ac.za/Default.asp?Cmd=ViewContent&ContentID=146

Academy of African Languages and Science: http://www.unisa.ac.za/aals

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