Translating Cultures: Theory and Practice

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  • Wednesday, 08 May 2019 11:47

MSA University - Translating Cultures: Theory and Practice

Call for Papers:

The Faculty of Languages, MSA University is pleased to launch its first international conference “Translating Cultures: Theory and Practice” in October 2019. The conference offers an engaging platform for academicians, theorists, artists and practitioners from different backgrounds to share their ideas on how languages and narratives can be diversely understood across different cultures and contexts. The conference aims to highlight the role of cultures and/or cultures in translation in enlightening people and transmitting diverse values, narratives and histories. This enlightenment contributes to a level of understanding that leads to appreciation, tolerance, acceptance and inter/cross-cultural communication.

Topics of Interest:

Topics of interest include, but are not limited to, the following:

1- Challenges of Cultural Translation
2- Transnationalism
3- Intercultural Encounters
4- Performing Cultures
5- History and Culture in Literary Texts
6- Translating History between Theory and Practice
7- Translation and Media
8- Culture and Education
9- Culture and Arts
10- Localization and Globalization
11- Language and Cultural Transformations
12- Multiculturalism and identity
13- Sociocultural Contexts in Teaching EFL
14- Digital Humanities
15- Cyber Culture

Call for Submission:

The conference features presentations and posters.

You are invited to send an abstract of 250-300 words to the following email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Deadline for sending abstracts: 10th June, 2019

Acceptance notification: 11th July, 2019 (Abstracts are subject to a peer-review process)

Registration fees for presenters:
250 LE for Egyptians
100$ for non-Egyptians

Registration fees for attendees:
150 LE for Egyptians (Including a certificate of Attendance)
50$ for non-Egyptians

• Registration fees cover conference material, coffee breaks and refreshments for the two days.
• For any inquiries, send an email to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

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