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>Subject: CFP: Romanticism and Translation (2/15/06; NASSR, 8/31/06-9/3/06)
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>Romanticism and Translation - special session for NASSR 2006
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>The purpose of the panel is to explore ways that translation has affected =20
>and continues to affect the production and dissemination of Romanticism. The=
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>problems of translation=E2=80=93denotation versus connotation; word-for-word=
>  versus =20
>sense-for-sense; cultural differences; ideological implications, to 
>name a =20=
>few=E2=80=93
>have become so commonplace that we tend to overlook the real impact =20
>translation has on both the creation and exchange of knowledge. Therefore, t=
>he =20
>Conference topics=E2=80=93techne and scientia=E2=80=93provide two prisms thr=
>ough which the  subject=20
>of translation might be defamiliarized. From the perspective of  =E2=80=9Cte=
>chne,=E2=80=9D=20
>papers can focus on the craft of translation, as it was defined =20
>contemporaneously in the Romantic Period, or as its evolution has affected t=
>he  production of=20
>Romantic texts for various cultures. Similarly, papers  concentrating on=20=
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>scientia=E2=80=9D can examine the ways knowledge has been, and  continues to=
>  be, affected=20
>by the act of translation, whether in relation to  particular texts or to=20
>cultural interchange. Possible topics may include: The  Craft of Translation=
>  in=20
>the Romantic Period; The Effect of New Translation  Techniques on the Readin=
>g of=20
>Romantic Texts; The Kinds/Range of Translated  Texts; Cross-Romanticisms=20
>through Translation; Influences of Other Cultures on  Romanticism in General=
>, or=20
>Specific Writers in Particular; Influences of  Romanticism on Other Cultures=
>  or=20
>on Specific Writers. Submit to this special  session by e-mailing Sheila=20
>Spector at: [log in to unmask] (mailto:[log in to unmask]) . Proposals sho=
>uld be=20
>two  pages (500 words) with a one-page _curriculum vitae_, and should be=20
>submitted  electronically in the body of an e-mail or as an attachment in .w=
>pd,=20
>.doc, or  .rtf. by February 15, 2006.

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