Call for Contributions: TICL cluster

The Translating and Interpreting Cultures and Languages Cluster (TICL) of LCNAU

wishes to announce  its inaugural meeting

The meeting will take place during the Sixth Biennial Colloquium of LCNAU: Decentring and Diversifying Languages and Cultures

Venue: University of Queensland

Date: tba (but to be scheduled during the colloquium, which is from 24-26 November 2021)

Topic: Teaching Translating and Interpreting in Virtual Environments

Call for contributions:

Since the start of the Covid-19 pandemic in early 2020, we have witnessed the rapid rise of online learning and the global proliferation of hybrid research seminars and conferences. Teaching and working in virtual environments have presented both academics and professionals within the Translation and Interpreting field with new challenges and opportunities.

  • Innovative virtual pedagogies;
  • Virtual reality training of translators and interpreters in a post-Covid world;
  • Online collaborative translation practices;
  • Theory and practice in T&I teaching virtually.

Please submit an abstract of no more than 200 words, and a short bio of no more than 50 words to marie-laure.vuaille-barcan@newcastle.edu.au by 12 July 2021