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International Conference on Pragmatics and Translation-Call for papers
Author:   Update Time: 2014-05-08

International Conference on Pragmatics and Translation

 Call for Papers

The International Conference on Pragmatics and Translation (ICPT) will be held at Guangdong University of Foreign Studies (GDUFS), Guangzhou, China, on 12-14 December 2014. Organized by Center for Translation Studies GDUFS, and sponsored by some academic journals such as Asia Pacific Translation and Intercultural Studies(Routledge), Journal of PLA University of Foreign Languages, Shandong Foreign Language Teaching Journal and Journal of Guangdong University of Foreign Studies, ICPT aims to bring together scholars, students and practitioners from China and other countries for an academic exchange. We will invite leading scholars in the field of pragmatics and translation to deliver keynote speeches on various topics. Interested scholars are welcomed to submit abstracts to the conference.



The main topics to be covered include, but not limited to, the following:

ž   Relevance, Adaption, Meme and Translation

ž   Pragmatic competence and translation competence of the translators

ž   Borrowed words and pragmatic translation

ž   Pragmatic translation strategies

ž   Pragmatic issues in corpus-based translation and machine translation

ž   Pragmatics, Chinese cultural heritage and translation


Abstract submission:

Abstract for a 20-minute presentation should be submitted to gwyantaihui@163.com in electronic format (word).



Deadline for abstract Submissions: 31 August 2014

Notification of acceptance: 5 September2014

Registration: 12 December 2014


Registration fees:

Normal rate: 800 RMB, or 150 USD

Students: 400 RMB, or 75 USD



For more information, please contact Wu Di (cts_2005@126.com).

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