Tuesday, May 17, 2011

Call for Papers

Atma Jaya International Conference in Translation & Interpretation Studies
(TransCon 2011)
Cultures Merging: Tackling the Linguistic (Un)translatability

Wednesday, June 15th, 2011

Call for Papers
English Applied Linguistics Program
Atma Jaya Catholic University Indonesia
Jl. Jenderal Sudirman 51, Jakarta 12930
Ph. +62 (0)21 570 8805; Fax +62 (0)21 574 1841
twitter: LTBIAtmaJaya

Now accepting abstracts for TransCon 2011!

The Applied English Linguistics Program (LTBI), Graduate School of Atma Jaya Catholic University is pleased to announce the first International Conference on Translation and Interpretation Studies (TransCon) in Jakarta, Indonesia, June 15th, 2011. We invite everyone interested in any aspect of translation and interpretation studies, including but not limited to: stylistics, semiotics, culture, methodologies in translation and interpreting, machine translation, live interpreting, translation-related tools, and teaching of translation to participate in this conference. We especially welcome graduate students and professionals in the translation & interpretation industry to share their research or factual experiences on the challenges and potentials of the translation and interpretation world. The language in the paper presentation will be English. For more information about the conference and to register visit the conference web page at http://www.atmajaya.ac.id/index.asp?f=10 and click on the News & Activity link.

If you are interested in presenting at TransCon, please submit an abstract to ltbiatmajaya@gmail.com by Monday, May 2, 2011. Abstracts should be in English max. 500 words in length (not including references). Speakers will have the opportunity to speak for 15 minutes with 5 minutes for questions following. Speakers will be responsible for preparing a powerpoint presentation slide packet or enough copies of presentation handouts (10-15 copies) to be distributed to the audience members. Submissions should be sent as Microsoft Word (.doc, NOT .docx) attachments. Again, please send them to ltbiatmajaya@gmail.com. Also, keep an eye out for announcements about the conference on twitter (LTBIAtmaJaya)! If you have any questions, please contact us at ltbiatmajaya@gmail.com. Full papers (min. 2000 words, single-spaced on 11-sized Times New Roman) will be considered to be included in the conference compilation volume providing at least one author registers and presents the paper at the Conference. Papers will be double-blind reviewed by members of the conference committee and may be rejected due to a poor standard of English. Details on format of papers will be available in the acceptance email sent to potential presenters. The review committee has the right to ask for changes in the paper. The committee’s decision is final.

Out of town participants should arrange their own accommodation in Jakarta. Please see our suggested affordable hotels near Unika Atma Jaya.


May       2:          final day for abstract submissions
May       7:          applicants notified of acceptance
June     1:           final day for full paper submissions
June     15:          check in and start of conference!

Registration Fee (The fee will cover for a conference kit, lunch and snacks, and a certificate):
Rp 100,000 (Graduate Students), Rp 200,000 (Others-Indonesian Nationals), USD 40 (All Overseas Participants)

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