Monthly Archives: September 2013

Visiting Researcher Anthony Pym Presents in China


On September 25th, 2013, Professor Anthony Pym will be speaking at Hong Kong Baptist University during a public seminar. His talk is entitled “Translation as an Intercultural Event”.

The following day, Professor Pym will be giving a talk entitled “Modernity and Dissemination of the Western Translation Form” in Zhuhai, China.

For more information about these events, please see the following:

Hong Kong Baptist University. Public seminar: “Translation as intercultural event”September 25, 2013.

Sun Yat-sen University, Zhuhai, China. 1st East & West Conference on Translation Studies. Plenary: “Modernity and dissemination of the Western translation form”, September 26, 2013. 


China International Translation Contest

The China State Council Information Office, Chinese Writers Association, and China International Publishing Group have launched a translation contest for translators in both China and abroad. The organizing committee will provide 30 contemporary Chinese short stories as source texts for translation. The deadline for submitting entries is February 28, 2014, and there will be one first prize of $5,000, two second prizes of $3,000, and several third prizes of $1,000 for each language.

For more information, please visit:

CATESOL Steinbeck Chapter Mini Conference October 5th at Monterey Peninsula College


Steinbeck CATESOL Presents:

Meeting Challenges!
Saturday, October 5, 2013
8 AM -1 PM
Sam Karas Room,
LTC (library & technology center)
Monterey Peninsula College
Registration 8 AM – 8:30 AM


Dr. Lynn Goldstein, Monterey Institute of International Studies
Feedback to Adult Second Language Writers in Academic Settings

Dr. Ellen Lipp, Linguistics Department, CSU, Fresno
Accessing Academic texts through a new SQ3R_E
Approach and Common Core Standards

Dr. Barbara Birch, Linguistics Department, CSU, Fresno
Implementing the Common Core K-12 Language Standards
with Construction Grammar