“A Host of Tongues…”

MULTILINGUALISM, LINGUA FRANCA AND TRANSLATION IN THE EARLY MODERN PERIOD 

International Conference | Lisbon, 13th to 15th December 2018

The Centre for the Humanities (CHAM), the Centre for English, Translation and Anglo-Portuguese Studies (CETAPS) of the Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences of Nova University, Lisbon (FCSH-Nova) and the Centre for Studies in Letters (CEL) based at the University of Trás-os-Montes e Alto Douro (UTAD), Vila Real, are pleased to announce our forthcoming international conference on multilingualism, lingua francas and translation in the Early Modern period.

This will be a truly interdisciplinary event, involving scholars from a wide range of different areas, including Cultural History, Translation Studies, Historical Linguistics, Literary Studies, and Anthropology. The call is now open for proposals for 2-hour thematic panels (3-4 speakers) and for 20-minute individual papers.  Go to Call for Papers

Confirmed keynote speakers: 

Peter Burke (Cambridge University)

Hugo Cardoso (University of Lisbon)

Antje Flüchter (University of Bielefeld)

Theo Hermans (University College, London)

Joan-Pau Rubiés (Universitat Pompeu Fabra, Barcelona)

Otto Zwartjes (University Paris-Diderot VII)

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