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AIA Proceedings – Thinking out of the Box – Language

December 16, 2019 - January 31, 2020

Call for papers Thinking out of the box in language, literature, cultural and translation studies: questioning assumptions, debunking myths, trespassing boundaries “Thinking out of the Box” is a powerful metaphor, one that challenges us to consider possibilities previously not even imagined, and to extend our vision – of the world and ourselves – to include alternative, complementary, or even contrasting perspectives. It means engaging in self-reflective, creative and/or lateral thinking, beyond what is obvious or commonplace, or even implicit in…

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*** REMINDER *** ESSE 2020 *** DEADLINE: 15 Jan 2020

January 14, 2020 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm

Dear all, Scholars wishing to present their papers at the ESSE 2020 Conference are invited to submit abstracts of 200/250 words directly to the convenors of the targeted seminars by 15 January 2020. Please refer to your convenors for all details. The full list of seminars with outlines and contact addresses is available at the link below. Please note that: - seminars will be organized in two-hour sessions of up to six papers (the typical ESSE seminar format is as…

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Call for Papers TEXTUS n. 1 – 2021 – LANGUAGE ISSUE

February 8, 2020 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm

Call for Papers TEXTUS n. 1 – 2021 – LANGUAGE ISSUE English in Audiovisual Translation Research: Synchronic and Diachronic Perspectives Editors: Maria Pavesi (Università di Pavia), Serenella Zanotti (Università Roma Tre), Frederic Chaume (Universitat Jaume I) Copy editor: Denise Filmer (Università di Pisa) Research enquiry on audiovisual translation is booming. Not only has it broadened its scope by embracing both traditional and novel modalities of screen transfer - dubbing, subtitling, audio description, transcreation, etc., but has also highlighted end-users’ responses…

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XXX AIA Conference: “Experiment and innovation: branching forwards and backwards”, University of Catania, 16-18 September 2021

March 7, 2020 - January 31, 2021

XXX AIA Conference Experiment and innovation: branching forwards and backwards University of Catania, Department of Humanities, 16-18 September 2021 I read some history: it is suddenly all alive, branching forwards and backwards Virginia Stephen, 1903 Over forty years have passed since the first AIA national Conference was held in Rome, on 27th-29th April 1978. On that occasion Giorgio Melchiori presented the Association’s objective: “saggiare il livello scientifico raggiunto dalla ricerca nel campo dell’anglistica in Italia” . In a radically changed…

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ESSE CONFERENCE: Situation update on 20 March 2020

March 20, 2020 - April 30, 2020

As a reaction to the current uncertainties, the ESSE Executive and the Organizing Committee of the Lyon Conference had an emergency meeting (via Skype) on March 19. The preparations are well under way and on schedule, and we all hope and trust that the conference will take place as planned at the end of August/beginning of September. However, in view of the uncertainties it was decided that the opening of the registration procedure will be postponed for the time being. A new situation update…

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Update: Seminario AIA “Hos(pi)tes: Hospitality, Hostility and ‘the Perils of Intimacy’ across Cultures”, Trieste

March 31, 2020 - October 31, 2020

Dear all, vi comunichiamo che il Seminario AIA 2020, “Hos(pi)tes: Hospitality, Hostility and ‘the Perils of Intimacy’ across Cultures", programmato per il 21-22 maggio presso l’Università di Trieste, Dipartimento di Studi Umanistici, DiSU, è stato rinviato al 2021. Una nuova call for papers verrà resa pubblica nell’autunno 2020. Il Direttivo AIA

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ESSE 2020 cancelled

April 29, 2020 @ 8:00 am - September 30, 2020 @ 5:00 pm

Dear all, This is to inform you of a decision that has just been announced on the website of the 15th ESSE Conference 2020 in Lyon, France (http://www.esse2020lyon.fr/en) Situation update on 30 April 2020: In view of the current situation, the organizing committee and the ESSE Executive have jointly acknowledged that the 2020 conference cannot be held on 31 August / 4 September. All events are cancelled, except for the doctoral symposium and the annual board meeting, which will take…

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CFP for the Summer 2020 issue of the ESSE Messenger: Extended deadline: 30 June 2020. 

May 14, 2020 - June 30, 2020

CFP for the Summer 2020 issue of the ESSE Messenger  Theme: Language, discourse and gender identity  Guest editors: Dr. Isil Bas, Istanbul Kultur University, Turkey Dr. Maria Socorro Suárez Lafuente, University of Oviedo, Spain  Extended deadline: 30 June 2020.  Identities are constituted and reconstituted by language, which gives the illusion that linguistic organization reflects a definitive sense of belonging in a neatly structured world. Since mid-twentieth century, however, language has increasingly started to be suspected, as its neutrality has constantly…

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September 8, 2020 - October 31, 2020

Dear AIA members, here is the list of seminars for the XXX AIA conference "Experiment and Innovation: Branching Forwards and Backwards", University of Catania, Department of Humanities, 16-18 September 2021: AIA 30_List of seminars AIA 30_Book of abstracts Abstracts of 200/250 words should be submitted directly to the Convenors of the targeted Seminar by 31 October 2020. Please note that: - Seminars will include from a minimum of three to a maximum of five speakers (presentations of max 20 minutes);…

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CfP: AIA SEMINAR 2021: Hos(pi)tes: Hospitality, Hostility and “the Perils of Intimacy” across Cultures, University of Trieste, 1-2 July 2021

December 1, 2020 @ 9:00 am
Trieste, Italy

AIA SEMINAR 2021 1-2 July, 2021, University of Trieste, Dipartimento di Studi Umanistici, DiSU Call for Papers Hos(pi)tes: Hospitality, Hostility and “the Perils of Intimacy” across Cultures This seminar seeks to explore the theme of hospitality and its correlates of hostility and potentially threatening intimacy from the Renaissance to the present. Hospitality, hostility and intimacy are forms of human experience that are virtually intrinsic to any (representation of) human society, and relevant to the intersection of social and identity formations,…

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