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[ecrea] cfp: Call For Papers - Cultural Translation Postgraduate Symposium

Mon Apr 16 16:46:55 GMT 2018

Date: 21 June 2018

Venue: Birmingham City University

Title: Postgraduate Symposium on Cultural Translation

Proposals are invited for a symposium at Birmingham City University, Birmingham, to explore questions of cultural translation in contemporary Media, Communication and Cultural Studies research. The one-day event will be held on Thursday 21 June 2018 and will be an opportunity for Postgraduates and Early Career Researchers working in the area of media studies, cultural studies, translation studies, area studies, and related fields, to present their research. Although open to a wide range of responses, we are particularly interested in the following areas:

* The role of cultural translation in culture studies and media studies

* Critical perspectives on cultural translation as a concept/term
* Intermediality, translation between different cultural forms, and adaptation

* Cultural translators as/and/versus cultural intermediaries

* Cultural translation and politics - including questions of erasure, representation, and appropriation

* Cultural translation in relation to ideas of 'third space', 'hybridity' and the 'in-between'

* Failures in cultural translation

Keynote Lecture: Dr Sarah Maitland, Goldsmiths, University of London.

Proposals for papers should be approx 300 words in length and should be sent to (James.Hodgson /at/ no later than 16 May 2018 with a short bio-note. Postgraduates, Early Career researchers, and Junior academics welcome.

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