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The First International Conference of the School of Linguistics and Translation, Badr University in Cairo (BUC)

Dialogue and Exchange: An Interdisciplinary Conference in the Humanities, DEICH

10-12 October 2020

Cairo, Egypt

In cooperation with the Prominent Universities

 

Università degli studi di Napoli “L’Orientale”

Università degli Studi "G. D'Annunzio" di Chieti-Pescara

Università degli studi di Torino

Universidad Complutense de Madrid

 

Plenary speakers:

Prof. Mona Baker, Manchester University - Prof. Terry Eagleton, Lancaster University

Prof. Guido Bonsaver, Oxford University - Prof. Carlo Saccone, Bologna University 

Guest of Honour 

Prof. Susana Calvo - Complutense University, Madrid, Spain


 

Conference Topics:

 We welcome contributions across the topics including, but not limited to: 

1-Literature: 

- Dialogue in Literature and the media 

- Dialogue between Literature and medicine:  'The neurology of narrative' 

- Auto/biography Studies and Exchange of subjectivity 

- Trauma and Testimony 

- Representation of refugees and asylum seekers in Literature, film and the media 

- Post-Postmodernism and embracing difference 

- The Cyborg culture in Literature and film 

- Ecocriticism in Literature and film 

- Feminism in a new decade 

- Cultural Politics and Dialogue 

- The cultural perspective of the other in "The Belt and Road Initiative" studies 

2-Linguistics: 

- Sociolinguistic approaches to cultural exchange 

- Pragmatics and cultural conceptualization 

- Applied cultural linguistics 

- Discourse analysis and global implications 

- Power and Language   

- Semantics and cultural linguistics 

- Psycholinguistics across languages and cultures 

- Computational Linguistics and the technological turn 

- neurolinguistics and linguistic aphasiology 

- Cognitive Linguistics and Cognitive Anthropology 

- Languages and the refugee crisis 

- Forensic Linguistics in Immigrant societies 

- Pragma-dialectics and Argumentation 

- Linguistics and economics 

- Anthropological Linguistics 

- Medical Linguistics 

- Jargon in Sport Discourse 

- Transcultural Studies in Linguistics  

3- Translation Studies: 

- Translation in Gendered texts. 

- Power relations and ethics in translation and interpretation. 

- Translating/interpreting minorities and conflict. 

- Multimodality and meaning in translation. 

- Translation and crowdsourcing. 

- Digital technologies and translation. 

- Professional/non-professional translators and interpreters in the new emerging online media landscape. 

- Global audio-visual translation modes. 

- Sacred Texts across cultures and languages. 

- Corpus-based translation studies.



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