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Call for Submissions: FIT Sixth Asian Translators' Forum

11 March 2010
Call for Submissions: FIT Sixth Asian Translators' Forum
Details:
FIT Sixth Asian Translators' Forum:
Translation and Intercultural Communication: Past, Present and Future
6~8 November, 2010
Macao, China

The FIT Sixth Asian Translators' Forum, co-organized by the Federation of Translators and Interpreters of Macau and the University of Macau, will be hosted by and at the University of Macau, from 6th to 8th November, 2010. It is estimated that about 250 participants from all over the world will attend the Forum.

FORUM THEMES:
(1) Translation and cross-cultural studies;
(2) Translation history and culture in Macao and Asia;
(3) Tourism translation and media translation;
(4) Diplomatic translation/interpreting;
(5) Business and legal translation/interpreting;
(6) Literary translation;
(7) Translation teaching and translator training;
(8) Translation technology and publishing

SESSION FORMATS
Plenary sessions; parallel paper sessions; salons

TRANSLATION SALON
Translation Salon I. A Dialogue between Young Translators and Madam Tang Wensheng
Translation Salon II. Research and Publication:A Dialogue between Young Scholars and Professors

SUBMISSION DETAILS

The Organizing Committee invites submissions of abstracts on any of the forum themes, or on any translation-related issues. Abstracts should be approximately 300 words in one of the three working languages: English, Chinese and Portuguese. All abstracts should include the following information:

The title of your paper;
Your name, title and affiliation;
Your mailing and email addresses and contact number(s);
All abstracts should be sent to atf2010papers@gmail.com in word2003/2007 format.

Selected papers will be published in the Sixth Asian Translator’ Forum Proceedings after the conference.

KEY DATES

Deadline for submission of abstracts: March 31, 2010;
Notification of acceptance: May 31, 2010;
Deadline for submission of final papers: September 30, 2010;
Payment of early registration: July 31, 2010;
Payment of late registration: on and after August 1, 2010.

CONTACT INFORMATION

For abstract and full paper submission, please send an e-mail to atf2010papers@gmail.com. For more information about the Conference, please send an e-mail to atf2010info@gmail.com.

(More information HERE.)
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