ESLT Summer School 2019 “Training the Teacher of Literary Translation” (Rome)

European School of Literary Translation ESLT Summer School 2019“Training the Teacher of Literary Translation”Link Campus University, Rome10-13 September 2019 The Summer School aims to bring together literary translators (at any stage in their career) who are keen to develop their teaching skills and find out about innovations in the field. Applications from outside Europe are welcome. Participants must be aged 18 or over. ProgrammeThe third annual ESLT Summer School will bring together around 20 translators and educators from across Europe who are passionate about teaching literary translation. The three-day programme…

Summer Intensive Program “Corpus Methods in Linguistics–compilation, annotation, and quantitative analysis” (Paris 8)

Paris 8 University is pleased to announce their upcoming Summer Intensive Program “Corpus Methods in Linguistics–compilation, annotation, and quantitative analysis“, to be held 17-21 June 2019 This will be a 30h week-long course consisting of:–morning sessions devoted to data collection, extraction and organization, as well as DIY corpus building–afternoon sessions focusing on statistical analysis of the data produced during the morning sessions–several half-day sessions on automatic annotation and manual annotation methods Participants will learn how to:–formulate advanced search queries in a concordancer (e.g. TextSTAT, AntConc)–compile a text corpus with BootCaT–automatically…

[Workshop] Speaking of Location 2019: Communicating about Space

A workshop to be held as part of the Conference on Spatial Information Theory (COSIT), 10th September 2019, Regensburg, Germany Call for Papers Research into the description of location using human (natural) language as been approached from linguistics, geospatial, and computer science perspectives. This interdisciplinary combined workshop and tutorial will explore current developments in the area with a particular emphasis on the need for communicating about location across different contexts and for diverse purposes, and the particular challenges these differences cause for automatic generation, extraction and interpretation of natural language descriptions of…

3rd Workshop on Abusive Language Online (ALW3)

ACL 2019 (Florence, Italy), August 01 or 02, 2019 Submission deadline: April 25, 2019 Website: https://sites.google.com/view/alw3 Submission link: https://www.softconf.com/emnlp2018/ALW2/ Overview Interaction amongst users on social networking platforms can enable constructive and insightful conversations and civic participation; however, on many sites that encourage user interaction, verbal abuse has become commonplace, leading to negative outcomes such as cyberbullying, hate speech, and scapegoating. In online contexts, aggressive behavior may be more frequent than in face-to-face interaction, which can poison the social climates within online communities. The last few years have seen a surge…

9e édition de l’université d’été de la traduction financière (UETF) – 9th Summer School for Financial Translators, Brussels, July 4-6 2018

Chers collègues, J’ai le plaisir de vous annoncer que les inscriptions à la 9e édition de l’université d’été de la traduction financière (UETF) sont désormais ouvertes. Organisée tous les 2 ans par la Société française des traducteurs (SFT), cette formation se tiendra du 4 au 6 juillet 2018 dans l’auditorium de BNP Paribas Fortis – partenaire de l’évènement – à Bruxelles. L’UETF propose un tarif réduit jusqu’au 15 mai ainsi qu’un tarif préférentiel pour les membres des associations affiliées à la Fédération internationale des traducteurs. Je vous prie de bien…