Translating in the 21st Century (Calls for Submissions)

“Translation” is now accepting submissions of poetry or short fiction translations into English for its second issue, to be published in Fall 2007. Essays on literary translation are also welcome. Issue two will highlight translations addressing cultures around the world—East and West. We are particularly interested in translations from non-Western languages, but are happy to consider all submissions.

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Call for submissions of articles, special issue of The Lion and the Unicorn (April 2008): Children’s Literature in South Africa

South Africa is a multilingual and multicultural society in which its people are increasingly taking pride in the development of their own languages and cultural inheritance. Children’s literature, and those involved with it, play an important role in creating positive changes in society. By sharing problems, challenges, solutions and successes with each other over a number of years now, a healthy discourse between role players working in the field is starting to develop, which holds the promise of many co-operative possibilities which could potentially yield a wealth of literary dividends. These endeavours are also supported by government policy.

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ICORN: The International Cities of Refuge Network has launched its new quarterly webzine

The International Cities of Refuge Network has launched its new quarterly webzine.
ICORN’s work focuses on the importance of freedom of expression.

Our first webzine issue features the work of award-winning novelist Chenjerai Hove, and the renowned philosopher Etienné Balibar.
We are inviting writers to submit essays on the subjects of
1) nationalism, identity, “the exile experience”, patriotism and/or citizenship
2) cross-cultural literatures, translation, critical analysis of fiction and poetry with an eye on history or current events

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Academic Exchange Quarterly (AEQ) seeks submissions for second feature

After the success of the Spring 2006 issue, Academic Exchange Quarterly (AEQ) seeks submissions for second feature on Approaches to Language to be guest-edited by Prof. K. Sarah-Jane Murray (Baylor University). We invite articles written in English on all approaches to language (methods, pedagogy, linguistics, translation, ...). While we will continue to accept articles from all areas, we are particularly interested in increasing submissions in pedagogy (e.g., tried and true recipes for success in the classroom, theoretical and practical overviews of classroom activities, discussions of methodologies for language-learning today, etc.). Submissions are welcome in all areas of language teaching and research, from the Classics, to English, and foreign languages.

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Zoland Poetry — an annual anthology of contemporary poetry from around the globe

Zoland Poetry — an annual anthology of contemporary poetry from around the globe. Each book will be a compilation of original English language poems, work in English translation, and interviews and recent work by fatured poets.

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