[Corpora-List] CALT 2020 Conference - First call for papers

Angelika Peljak-Łapińska angelika.peljak at gmail.com
Wed Sep 11 09:51:26 CEST 2019




STING (Swansea Translation and Interpreting Group) hosted two successful workshops on Computer-Assisted Literary Translation in 2019, bringing together more than 70 researchers, students and professional practitioners from 14 countries. These events included not only research presentations but also hands-on training in using diverse systems and tools, especially free ones: AntConc, Sketch Engine, LF Aligner, CATMA, Voyant Tools, VVV, NLTK, and others.

Our 2020 conference will again combine research presentations and hands-on software training sessions. Again, we specially welcome practitioners.


We invite contributions for full papers (20-minute talk followed by 10 minutes for discussion) on completed research or research in progress with substantial results. Topics of interest:


MT and literary translation: possibilities and limitations; full MT;

post-edited MT; productivity; translator attitudes towards


CAT tools and literary translation: possibilities and limitations;

translator attitudes towards


Corpora as resources for literary translation: monolingual, comparable

and parallel


Corpus linguistics as a tool for literary translation: source text

analysis; draft translation analysis; analysis of text and author style


Computer-assisted auto-analysis of translator style


Computer-assisted translation of plays


Computer-assisted translation of poetry


Computer-assisted translation of graphic novels


Computer-assisted translation of literature for children and young adults


Computer-assisted comparison of multiple translations of the same text

Abstracts of 250-400 words should be sent to *calt.swansea at gmail.com <calt.swansea at gmail.com>*. *The deadline for submissions is 10th December 2019.*

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