UP Diliman to host Asian translation conference


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From October 23 to 25, 2014, the Department of English and Comparative Literature of the University of the Philippines in Diliman will host the 6th Asian Translation Traditions International Conference (ATT6). The conference seeks to explore translation theories and methodologies arising from the specific historical and contemporary contexts of Asia.  ATT6 features eminent speakers and academics such as Resil Mojares of the University of San Carlos in Cebu City, Anis Nor of the University of Malaya, Harish Trivedi of the University of Delhi, Judy Wakabayashi of Kent State University, and Lawrence Wong of the Chinese University of Hong Kong.

The conference is open to teachers, students, academics, researchers, translators, and anyone interested in translation studies. For those who are interested in participating in the conference, the registration fee is 5000PHP, which covers a conference kit, one conference dinner, and morning snacks, lunch, and afternoon snacks for the duration of the conference. The deadline for registration is October 15, 2014. For further information about the conference, kindly visit http://asiantranslation6.up.edu.ph/ or http://asiantranslation6.tumblr.com. For questions and inquiries, please email asiantranslation6@up.edu.ph.

The Asian Translation Traditions (ATT) conference series began in 2002 with the aim of challenging the Eurocentric emphasis of translation studies. The conferences have since been held in Hong Kong, India, Turkey, and the United Arab Emirates.   

 


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