Authenticity and Imitation in Translation and Culture

Authenticity and Imitation in Translation and Culture

Second Circular: Extended Submission Deadline

We invite papers and presentations approaching the issues of authenticity, imitation and translation from possibly broadest theoretical and methodological perspectives such as Translation Studies, Literary Criticism, Critical Theory, Cultural Studies, Feminist and Gender Studies, Queer Theory, Philosophy, Sociology, History of Ideas, Colonial and Postcolonial Studies…, fully realizing that a strictly single-disciplinary approach is nowadays hardly thinkable.

Keynote speakers confirmed to date include:

Professor Elżbieta Tabakowska

Professor Lawrence Venuti

The conference venue will be located in the main building of the University of Social Sciences and Humanities, ul. Chodakowska 19/31, Warsaw.

Conference website:

Abstracts (250 words) should be sent to by 20 February 2015.

Notification of acceptance will be sent by 28 February 2015.

The deadline for registration and payment of the conference fee: 28 March 2015

Conference date: 7-9 May 2015

Authenticity and Imitation Second Circular (pdf)