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Call for Proposals

MC Confluence Translation Conference, March 25, 2023

Confluence brings together translators, interpreters, students and educators, and others interested in the field of translation, including its literary, practical, and philosophical dimensions. The conference offers interpretation and translation-focused presentations, and opportunities for discussion, networking, career development, and celebration.

Confluence organizers are seeking proposals for presentations to be held on Saturday, March 25, 2023. Presentation sessions will feature 60 minute presentations or panels on translation, interpretation, and translation studies, including 10 minutes for Q&A. Proposals will be accepted in four tracks:

“Roots and Routes: Possibilities in the Art and Science of Translation”

  1. Techniques, practices, and problem-solving in translation/interpretation
  2. Business of translation/interpretation
  3. Art of literary translation
  4. Education in translation/interpretation

Proposals are due by midnight,Tuesday, January 31, 2023.

Please submit your proposal online through the Submit Proposal button:



If you encounter any problem with online submission, please contact Jeff Chuang at

It is expected that proposers will be informed about decisions by Friday, February 10, 2023. For the purpose of achieving a well-rounded conference, the organizers may solicit proposals at any time or may ask proposers to alter or consolidate presentations.

Questions about Confluence? Contact Prof. Ivonne Bruneau-Botello or