Description

The International Conference on Cognitive Research on Translation and Interpreting started in 2014 at the Centre for Studies of Translation, Interpreting and Cognition (CSTIC), University of Macau. Since then, five conferences have been held, the first three at the University of Macau, one at Beijing Foreign Studies University in 2017 and one at Renmin University of China in 2018. The conference has become an international forum for the presentation and discussion of up-to-date cognitive research on translation and interpreting.

 

The 6th International Conference on Cognitive Research on Translation and Interpreting will be held on 8-10 November 2019 at Southwest University, Chongqing, China. High quality research contributions describing original results of conceptual, constructive, empirical, experimental, or theoretical work are cordially invited for presentation at the conference. Papers presented at the conference will be selected through peer review process to be published in a special issue of Cognitive Linguistic Studies or a book of Springer’s New Frontiers of Translation Studies series.

 

Plenary Speakers

(To Be Confirmed)

  • Arnt Lykke Jakobsen, Copenhagen Business School, Denmark
  • Gary Massey, Zurich University of Applied Sciences, Switzerland
  • Patricia Rodríguez-Inés, Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona, Spain
  • Ricardo Muñoz Martín, University of Bologna, Italy
  • Sandra L. Halverson, Western Norway University of Applied Sciences, Norway
  • Zheng Binghan, Durham University, UK
  • Li Defeng, University of Macau, China
  • Lu Zhi, Guangdong University of Foreign Studies, China
  • Ren Wen, Beijing Foreign Studies University, China
  • Tan Yesheng, Shanghai International Studies University, China
  • Wang Jianhua, Renmin University of China, China
  • Wen Xu, Southwest University, China

 

Plenary Session

The conference will invite Chinese and international scholars to deliver plenary speeches at the conference. The plenary speeches will cover topics of theoretical models, empirical research and methodological issues in Cognitive Translation Studies from a wide range of perspectives.

 

Parallel Session

Proposals will be arranged in the parallel session. Abstracts for parallel sessions are to be submitted to the conference email: transcognition2019@163.com.

Each presentation in the parallel session will be 25 minutes long (including questions and discussion). Papers in parallel sessions will be thematically arranged.

 

Accommodation

University-based or off-campus hotel rooms will be reserved for conference presenters and participants. If you are interested, please contact us by transcognition2019@163.com and we will help make the reservation.

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Registration

International Common Participant Registration(Common)

The registration fee may be paid on-site.
Please note that the fee covers the conference pack, refreshments, meals during conference and certificate for participation. The fee does NOT cover travel, accommodations or other fees not specified.
A letter of invitation will be provided upon request to registrants who have completed their registration.

Full-time students (copy of student ID required)(Common)

The registration fee may be paid on-site.
Please note that the fee covers the conference pack, refreshments, meals during conference and certificate for participation. The fee does NOT cover travel, accommodations or other fees not specified.
A letter of invitation will be provided upon request to registrants who have completed their registration.

Registration fee for Chinese participants(Common)

The registration fee may be paid on-site.
Please note that the fee covers the conference pack, refreshments, meals during conference and certificate for participation. The fee does NOT cover travel, accommodations or other fees not specified.
A letter of invitation will be provided upon request to registrants who have completed their registration.

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Important Dates

Draft paper submission deadline:2019-09-30

Draft paper acceptance notification:2019-08-31

Abstract submission deadline:2019-07-31

Final paper submission deadline:2019-10-15

Call for paper description

Important Dates

  • Call for papers: 25 December 2018
  • Deadline for submission of abstracts: 31 July 2019
  • Notification of acceptance: 31 August 2019
  • Deadline for final paper submission: 15 October 2019
  • Conference date: 8-10 November 2019

Author guidelines

Intended participants will submit the initial interest for participation (including the full name, affiliation and the topic to address in the paper.) to the conference email: transcognition2019@163.com by 30 April 2019. Abstracts will be submitted by 30 May 2019. All submitted abstracts will be reviewed by the academic committee and the acceptance notification will be sent by 30 July 2019. Accepted participants will submit full papers before 15 October 2019. All abstracts and papers should be written in English.

Topics of submission

Conference Theme

Cognitive Translation Studies: A New Paradigm of Translation Studies?

 

The language of the conference is English. Proposals are invited to address one of the following or related topics:

  • Philosophical basis of Cognitive Translation Studies
  • Theoretical modeling of cognitive process of translation and interpreting
  • Methodology in cognitive research on translation and interpreting
  • Cognitive linguistic approach to transition and interpreting
  • Psycholinguistic approach to transition and interpreting
  • Sociological approach to translation and interpreting
  • Cognitive processes of translation
  • Cognitive processes of interpreting
  • Interaction between translator/interpreter and environment
  • Cognitive aspects of machine translation
  • Emotions in translation and interpreting
  • Corpus translation studies and cognitive translation studies

Committee

Organizing Committee

  • LI Defeng (Conference Co-Chair, University of Macau)
  • WEN Xu (Conference Co-Chair, Southwest University)
  • LIU Chengyu (Southwest University)
  • HU Xianyao (Southwest University)
  • XIAO Kairong (Southwest University)
  • HAN Chao (Southwest University)
  • CHEN Sijia (Southwest University)
  • CHEN Liwei (Southwest University)

 

Academic Committee

  • LI Defeng, University of Macau, China (Co-Chair)
  • Arnt Lykke Jakobsen, Copenhagen Business School, Denmark (Co-Chair)
  • Fabio Alves, Universidade Federal de Minas Gerais, Brazil
  • LU Zhi, Guangdong University of Foreign Studies, China
  • REN Wen, Beijing Foreign Studies University, China
  • Ricardo Muñoz Martín, Universidad de Las Palmas de Gran Canaria, Spain
  • WANG Jianhua, Renmin University of China, China
  • WEN Xu, Southwest University, China
  • ZHENG Binghan, Durham University, UK 

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Contact information

  • Dr. Kairong Xiao
  • transcognition2019@163.com
  • +86 13883856625

Sponsored By

  • College of International Studies, Southwest University
    Centre for Studies of Translation, Interpreting and Cognition (CSTIC) University of Macau