Call for papers: Cultural Dialogue in Linguistics, Literature and Translation (14-15 nov 2018)

Mis à jour : 10 Mai 2018

Deadline: 1st June 2018

You are invited to take part in The 7th International Conference of APETAU in Collaboration Zarqa University Jordan 14-15 November 2018. Selected refereed papers of the conference will be published in a special volume of International Journal of Arabic-English Studies(IJAES), the journal of The Association of Professors of English & Translation at Arab Universities (APETAU).

This conference is mainly meant to foster ties and links between professors of English and translation at Arab universities on the one hand and their colleagues in the world at large by providing a forum for them to explore the most recent trends and developments in the fields of Linguistics, Literature and Translation. Keynote speakers from the Arab countries and beyond will be announced once final arrangements are made.

Call for Papers:

Relevant topic areas of the conference include, but not limited to:
- Sociolinguistics across cultures
- Pragmatics and cultural conceptualization
- Applied cultural linguistics
- Discourse analysis and global implications
- Politeness across cultures
- Critical discourse analysis from a cultural perspective
- Semantics and cultural linguistics
- Psycholinguistics across languages and cultures
- Foreign/Second language acquisition and pedagogy

- Cross cultural communication and translation studies
- Literary translation
- Dubbing and subtitling
- Translation and comparative literature
- Translation curriculum development

- Comparative literature and poetics
- Drama and theatre studies
- Feminist and gender studies
- Identity and cultural studies
- Comparative literature
- Film studies
- Literature and visual arts
- Colonial and post-colonial literature
- Ecocriticism
- Criticism and literary theory
- Children's literature
- Ethnicity and national identity
- World literature and indigenous studies
- Modern and postmodern literature
- Anthropology and literature
- Cultural hybridity

Teaching English
- Teaching culture using technology
- Intercultural competence
- Teaching culture or teaching Language
- Teachers' and students' perspectives on teaching culture
- Context and culture in language teaching

Guidelines for Submission

Abstract, 100-150 words in English, including rank, affiliation, email address and mailing address for all authors. Times New Roman 12pt font size, single-spaced should be used. Submissions will be evaluated by a peer-review committee. The conference working language is English.


Abstracts submission June 1, 2018.
Notification letters will be sent out by June 15, 2018.
Full paper submission September 1, 2018.
Send Submissions to:
Conference Host: Faculty of Arts, Zarqa University .Jordan
Conference Web Site: and shared by
APETAU Web Site:

Conference Fee: $240
Participants are requested to register on Wednesday morning (8:00-9:00), November 14, 2018 at Zarqa University. The conference registration fee is $240.00 (two Hundred forty US Dollars) for participants from universities outside Jordan, to be paid in cash. The fee is payable upon arrival and covers APETAU annual membership fees, accommodation for three nights (13,14,15,November) at a good hotel in Amman, the cost of conference kit; transportation from designated hotels to the conference site and vice-versa; coffee breaks, two lunches and dinners .Airport transportation will be also arranged by Zarqa University.
A social program will be announced later.
We are looking forward to welcoming you in Zarqa, Jordan.