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…

Training programme for new translators of Greek literature

Education and professional training programme for new translators of Greek literature The programme is a new initiative operating under the auspices of the Academy of Athens. It is funded by the Kostas and Eleni Ourani Foundation and the Petros Haris Foundation and offers scholarships each year to selected foreign students to enable them to live in Greece and improve their Greek, to acquire the necessary skills to become literary translators and to acquaint themselves with Greek literature. Each student will receive 1,200 euros (X 10 months) per month to cover…

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…

2nd CFP – Laughter Workshop, Sorbonne University, Paris, 27-28 September, 2018

2nd CFP: Laughter Workshop, Sorbonne University, Paris, 27-28 September, 2018 http://pages.isir.upmc.fr/~pelachaud/site/LaughterWorkshop18.html Non-verbal vocalisations in human-human and human-machine interactions play important roles in displaying social and affective behaviors and in controlling the flow of interaction. Laughter, sighs, filled pauses, and short utterances such as feedback responses are among some of the non-verbal vocalisations that have been studied previously from various research fields. However, much is still unknown about the phonetic or visual characteristics of non-verbal vocalisations (production/encoding) and their relations to their intentions and perceived meanings (perception/decoding) in interaction. Following previous workshops…