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Call for Chapters | BOOK: Contemporary Translation Studies

deadline for submissions:

June 10, 2021

full name / name of organization:

CSMFL Translation Studies Series

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Call for Chapters | BOOK: Contemporary Translation Studies

The book is part of the Translation Studies Series and seeks to include quality works putting light on the contemporary form of ongoing advances in the domain of translation studies.

Editor: Dr. Tian Chuanmao, Director of the Centre for Translation Studies, Yangtze University, China.

Quality un-published works as chapters are invited to the book. The chapters should strictly be according to the coverage scope of the book.

Topics covered by the book

Topics covered by the book are (but not limited to):

Contemporary form of advances in:

Forms and Types of translation;

Human translation;

Translation of written texts;

Translation of speech or interpreting;

Simultaneous translation;

Consecutive translation;

Literary and non-literary translation;

Gain and loss in translation.Central Issues in Translation;

Theories of translation;

The cultural turn in translation;

Role of the Translator;

Categories of translation;

Accommodation in translation;

Machine translation;

Computer-assisted translation.Social functions of translation;

General and particular knowledge required for translation;

Translation as a prerequisite for communication;

Starting point in the translation;

Translation as process and as product;

Text types;

Techniques, strategies, and procedures in translation.Important dates:

Chapter abstract submission: June 10, 2021

Full chapter submission: July 20, 2021

Book publication: October-November, 2021

Read detailed CFP and submit chapters at

PS: There is NO chapter submission/processing or publishing charge. The book accepts chapters free of any APC/fee.