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2013 Annual Meeting

Baltimore, MD

Meeting Begins: 11/23/2013
Meeting Ends: 11/26/2013

Note that the deadline for paper proposals is 11:59 PM (23:59) Eastern Standard Time (UTC -5) on the day PREVIOUS to the deadline below.

Call For Papers Opens: 12/15/2012
Call For Papers Closes: 3/1/2013
Requirements for Participation

Bible Translation

Program Unit Type: Section
Accepting Papers? Yes

Call For Papers: This year the Bible Translation section will host three sessions: 1. A special seminar on the notion of valence patterns in translation: Main presentation: "Deportation or Forgiveness in Hosea 1:6? Verb Valence Patterns and Translation Proposals" by Janet Dyke from the Vrije University. Description: In order to render a verb within the syntactic pattern in which it occurs, it is necessary to take into account different features like: the presence of a direct object – one, multiple, or none, the possibility of an idiomatic expression involving the direct object involved and the presence and particular function of prepositions in relation to the verb. Specific existing translations will be compared and evaluated for the discussed cases and concrete recommendations will be given for translation praxis Respondents: Lènart de Regt (United Bible Societies) and Bryan Harmlink (Summer Institute of Linguistics). There will be ample time for interaction with the presenters. Further details on this session will be posted in due time. . 2. Two open sessions: a. The unit invites papers related to the topic of valence patterns in concrete mother tongue translation cases, preferably based on a direct interaction with the relevant biblical language(s) as source text. b. Furthermore, papers treating other topics of interest in the wider field of Biblical translation theory and praxis are also encouraged.

Program Unit Chairs

Marlon Winedt

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