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825Polissema-Interpreter and Translator Training-Call for Submissions

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  • Paula Almeida
    Nov 2, 2003
      POLISSEMA – A Journal of Letters
      Volume 4, 2004 – Interpreter and Translator Training

      Call for Submissions

      Polissema – A Journal of Letters is published yearly by the the
      Institute of Accounting and Administration, Porto (Instituto
      Superior de Contabilidade e Administração do Porto), Portugal, and
      is now going on Volume 4. It is dedicated to promoting effective
      communication and exchange between scholars, teachers and
      institutions of higher learning working specifically within the
      scope of Translation Studies. This year's overall theme
      is "Interpreter and Translator Training" ("Formar Tradutores e
      Intérpretes"), and we welcome unpublished articles focusing on this
      theme and on these research areas:

      Applied Linguistics
      Audiovisual and Screen Translation
      Automatic and Automated Translation
      Comparative Linguistics
      Intercultural Studies
      Interpreting Studies
      Literary Translation
      Multimedia Translation
      Technical Translation
      Translation Theory
      Website and Software Localisation

      The articles will be reviewed anonymously by internal and external
      referees. All contributors should follow the journal's editorial
      guidelines (see below).

      Critical reviews of translations, dictionaries and books on
      translations published in 2003/2004 are also welcome.

      Submission Deadline
      All articles and reviews must be received by January 30, 2004.
      Please send contributions via email to polissema@..., or in
      both hard and electronic copy to

      Polissema–Revista de Letras do ISCAP
      Gab. 410
      Instituto Superior de Contabilidade e Administração do Porto
      Rua Jaime Lopes Amorim
      4465-004 S. Mamede de Infesta

      *Be sure to indicate return address, email, and telephone number.

      Directors: Cristina Pinto da Silva and Paula Ramalho Almeida
      Editorial Board: Manuel Moreira da Silva, Maria do Céu Pontes, Sara
      Cerqueira, Suzana Noronha Cunha

      Guidelines for Contributors

      General Guidelines

       All submissions should be presented in RTF (Rich Text
      Format) with 1,5 spacing, 3,17 for right and left margins and 2,54
      for top and bottom margins, and should not exceed 15 pages (A4) or
      30,000 characters (with spaces). The required font is Times New
      Roman, 12 for text body, 10 for footnotes, 11 for displayed text and

       No Bold or Underline allowed – for emphasis, please use

       Do not use header or footer except for page numbers.

       Tables, charts, graphics, and images should also be provided
      in a separate file.

       Your name, institutional filiation, and email should be
      given after the title.

       The journal will accept contributions in any of the
      following languages: English, French, German, Portuguese, Spanish.


       For citing sources within the text, you may use
      parenthetical or endnote references.

       Endnote numbers should follow quotation marks and come
      before punctuation marks, and punctuation marks should be placed
      outside closing quotation marks. Example:
      The author says that "the book is a work of art"4.
      The author says that the book is a work of art4.

       Quotations which are longer than 4 lines are to be displayed
      and not enclosed in quotation marks.

       The following styles of reference are accepted:

      MLA Style (See MLA Manual, OR:
      Author/(Ed.) last name, first name. Title. Place: Publisher, Date of
      Author last name, first name. "Title of article". Title. Editor.
      Place: Publisher, Date of publication. Page numbers.

      LSA Style (See LSA Bulletin
      Author/(Ed.) last name, first name. Date of publication. Title.
      Place: Publisher.
      Author last name, first name. "Title of article". Title. Editor.
      Place: Publisher. Page numbers.