CALL FOR PAPERS: Old and New Cardinal Points of Translation

The next issue, Vol. 6.1 (2014), will be on:
Old and New Cardinal Points of Translation
We will consider submissions on this theme until August 31, 2014. Please register on the journal’s website ( ) and upload your submission as an “author” according to the authors’ guidelines. You will receive immediate acknowledgment and normally a reviewers’ report within a month. For more information or clarifications, please contact the Editor-in-Chief, Dr. Anne Malena (
For this issue we invite papers from all directions in translation, be they geographical, cultural, temporal, spatial, pedagogical, practical, theoretical, and from all languages, disciplines and sub-disciplines where translation may play a role. The point is, and it is an important one, to gather theoretical and case studies, translations, old and new approaches into one issue in order to stimulate debate about translation as an activity, an object of study, a discipline to teach, a form of reading, interpreting or writing and more. Whether you are a translator, a scholar, a teacher, a reader, or an aficionado of translation, you may indeed ask yourself: What is translation? What is important about it? What do I think about it? When is translation important? When was it or is it done? When is it praised? When is it vilified? When is it “ethnic” or “exotic”? Where is translation done? Where does it come from? Where is it important? Who does translation? Who publishes translation? Who decides what is translated? Who writes about it? Who thinks about it? Who likes it? Who hates it? Who trusts it? Who’s afraid of it? Why translate? Why is it important? Please note that off-theme submissions in Cultural Studies, translations, essays and book reviews will also be considered for publication in this issue.
TranscUlturAl: A Journal of Translation and Cultural Studies is an electronic journal published through the University of Alberta’s online library system once or twice a year on specific themes that may have previously inspired an annual one-day colloquium organized by the Department of Modern Languages & Cultural Studies on the occasion of St. Jerome’s Day (September 30th) at the University of Alberta (

ISSN 1920-0323