Computer-Assisted Literary Translation Conference

Country: United Kingdom

City: Swansea

Abstr. due: 10.12.2019

Dates: 14.04.20 — 16.04.20

Area Of Sciences: Humanities;

Organizing comittee e-mail: calt.swansea AT gmail.com

Organizers: Swansea University

 

STING (Swansea Translation and Interpreting Group) hosted two successful workshops on Computer-Assisted Literary Translation in 2019, bringing together more than 70 researchers, students and professional practitioners from 14 countries. These events included not only research presentations but also hands-on training in using diverse systems and tools, especially free ones: AntConc, Sketch Engine, LF Aligner, CATMA, Voyant Tools, VVV, NLTK, and others.
Our 2020 conference will again combine research presentations and hands-on software training sessions. Again, we specially welcome practitioners.

Call for Papers:

We invite contributions for full papers (20-minute talk followed by 10 minutes for discussion) on completed research or research in progress with substantial results. Topics of interest:
MT and literary translation: possibilities and limitations; full MT; post-edited MT; productivity; translator attitudes towards
CAT tools and literary translation: possibilities and limitations; translator attitudes towards
Corpora as resources for literary translation: monolingual, comparable and parallel
Corpus linguistics as a tool for literary translation: source text analysis; draft translation analysis; analysis of text and author style
Computer-assisted auto-analysis of translator style
Computer-assisted translation of plays
Computer-assisted translation of poetry
Computer-assisted translation of graphic novels
Computer-assisted translation of literature for children and young adults
Computer-assisted comparison of multiple translations of the same text

Conference Web-Site: https://calt2020conference.wordpress.com/