8.1619, Calls: Inversion in Romance, Translation

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Subject: 8.1619, Calls: Inversion in Romance, Translation

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Date:  Mon, 10 Nov 1997 16:35:13 +0100 (MET)
From:  Joost Dekkers <Joost.Dekkers at let.uva.nl>
Subject:  Inversion in Romance

Date:  Mon, 10 Nov 1997 19:03:56 +0100 (GMT)
From:  sgolden at cc.uab.es (Sean Golden)
Subject:  International Conference on Translation

-------------------------------- Message 1 -------------------------------

Date:  Mon, 10 Nov 1997 16:35:13 +0100 (MET)
From:  Joost Dekkers <Joost.Dekkers at let.uva.nl>
Subject:  Inversion in Romance


Twenty years after the publication in Linguistic Inquiry of Richard Kayne
and Jean-Yves Pollock's influential article on Stylistic Inversion, the
University of Amsterdam will host a workshop on inversion in the Romance
languages. The goal of this workshop is to get a clear picture of the
insights the last twenty years have produced with respect to the syntactic
and interpretative principles that govern inversion and the way they


		       University of Amsterdam

			  28 - 29 May 1998

	   Holland Institute of Generative Linguistics (HIL)
		Utrecht Institute of Linguistics (UiL)

			 keynote speakers:

Also scheduled are presentations by Sergio Baauw, Joao Costa, Joost
Dekkers, Vieri Samek-Lodovici and Maarten de Wind.

To enhance the scope of the workshop, the program will include 6
presentations by selected speakers. These presentations are allotted
approximately 30 minutes. Those who are interested in submitting a paper
containing original work on any aspect of inversion in Romance are invited
to send 5 anonymous copies of an abstract not exceeding 2 pages, plus one
camera-ready original containing the author's name, address, affiliation
and e-mail address. Abstracts submitted by e-mail or fax within the
deadline are accepted on condition that a camera-ready original is
received within 1 week.

Deadline for submission of abstracts is 5 February 1998

Abstracts should be sent to the following address:

Aafke Hulk
University of Amsterdam                  E-mail: inversion at let.uva.nl
Department of French                     Phone: 31-20-5254635
Spuistraat 134                           Fax: 31-20-5254429
1012 VB  Amsterdam, The Netherlands

More information can be found on the WWW:

Organizing Committee: Aafke Hulk, Denis Delfitto, Joost Dekkers, Petra
Sleeman, Els Verheugd, Maarten de Wind.

Sponsors: Royal Dutch Academy of Sciences (KNAW), Holland Institute of
Generative Linguistics (HIL), Netherlands Organization for Scientific
Research (NWO), Utrecht Institute of Linguistics (UiL).

-------------------------------- Message 2 -------------------------------

Date:  Mon, 10 Nov 1997 19:03:56 +0100 (GMT)
From:  sgolden at cc.uab.es (Sean Golden)
Subject:  International Conference on Translation

4th International Conference on Translation

25 years of Translation and Interpretation at the Universitat Autonoma de
Barcelona: Future Perspectives

Faculty of Translation and Interpreting, 6 - 8 May 1998

The 4th International Conference on Translation and Interpretation takes on
special importance, coinciding as it does with the 25th anniversary of
translation and interpretation studies at the Universitat Autonoma de
Barcelona (UAB), the first university centre in Spain to introduce this

The Conference will include three main sections: plenary sessions with
guest speakers, papers and communications by conference members.

Thematic areas of the 4th Conference:

Theory of translation
Specialised translation
History of translation
Audiovisual translation
Didactics of translation
Translation and new technology
Literary translation

In this 4th Conference priority will be given to future perspectives of
research in each of the thematic areas and to research in the field of
Catalan. A round table will be held entitled: "Les traduccions al catala:
models de llengua", moderated by Dr Francesc Parcerisas.

The following speakers have confirmed their participation: Dr Daniel Gile
(University of Lyons), Dr Albrecht Neubert (Emeritus Professor of the
University of Leipzig), Dr Eugene A. Nida (American Bible Society), Dr
Christiane Nord (University of Magdeburg), Dr Joaquim Mallafre (Universitat
Rovira i Virgili) and Dr J.A. Sager (UMIST, Manchester).

The scientific committee is formed by Dr Anna Aguilar-Amat, Doris Ensinger,
Dr Joan Fontcuberta, Dr Sean Golden, Dr Amparo Hurtado, Dr Francesc
Parcerisas, Dr Marisa Presas and the six invited speakers.

Co-ordination: A. Aguilar-Amat, A. Hurtado and M. Orozco.

Organising committee: M. Altimir, A. Beeby, E. Butterfield, D. Cinca, M.
Conill, D. Ensinger, J. Minett, L. Molina, P. Orero, A. Pintori, J.M.
Pique, J. Sellent and J. Sureda

Call for papers and communications

All those interested in presenting communications and papers are invited to
do so before 28 November 1997 at the address indicated below. Papers (40
minutes) and communications (20 minutes) should be summarised in writing
(200 words) in English, French, German, Spanish or Catalan, indicating the
area in which you wish to register and any special material you might need
(video, O.H.P., computer, etc.). Papers and communications may be sent by
e-mail to the following address: congres_ti at cc.uab.es, as an attached file
(in accordance with the MIME standard) in Word, WP 5.1 or HTML format; the
message will be acknowledged.

The 4th Conference has the following WEB page:

http: //cc.uab.es/congres_ti/

which contains further information. This may be used for pre-registration
and papers and communications can be sent to it. Acceptance of papers and
communications will be confirmed by the Conference Secretary before 31
January 1998

Registration fees:
Students: 3.000 pesetas
Other participants: 15.000 pesetas (before 15 April -18.000 pts after that date)
Payment should be made by bank transfer to

Title: Fourth International Conference on Translation
Bank: Caixa d'Estalvis i Pensions de Barcelona
Branch: Universitat Autonoma
Address: Edifici Rectorat. 08193 Bellaterra (Barcelona)
c/c: 02-001228-91

Pre-registration forms should be sent accompanied by proof of bank transfer to:

Secretaria del Department de Traduccio i d'Interpretacio
Facultat de Traduccio i d'Interpretacio (Edifici M-1)
Universitat Autonoma de Barcelona
Campus Universitari s/n
08193 Bellaterra (Barcelona)
Tel: (93) 581 27 61/ 581 31 24; Fax (93) 581 2762

E-mail: congres_ti at cc.uab.es

Pre-registration forms are available at


Sean Golden
Dean of the Faculty
Facultat de Traduccio i Interpretacio
Universitat Autonoma de Barcelona
08193 Bellaterra, BARCELONA, Spain
Tel: 34 3 5811374       FAX: 34 3 5811037
e-mail: sgolden at cc.uab.es

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