Dr. Carol O'Sullivan
Senior Lecturer in Italian Language and Translation Theory
School of Languages and Area Studies
King Henry 1 Street
Carol O'Sullivan studied modern languages and literatures (Italian and French) at Trinity College Dublin and then at the University of Cambridge. As a translator Carol has worked principally in the literary and academic fields. She was the joint winner with Martin Thom of the 2006 John Florio prize for literary translation, for their translation of Kuraj by Silvia di Natale (Bloomsbury, 2005). She is a member of the Centre for European and International Studies Research.
Translators Association (Society of Authors); International Association for Translation and Intercultural Studies; European Association for Studies in Screen Translation. I am a member of the Board of the European Society for Translation Studies.
Undergraduate: Text and Translation (Italian); Theory and Practice of Translation (Italian-English);
Postgraduate: Theory and Practice of Translation 1 and 2; Specialised Translation (Italian-English); Subtitling; Translating History; Translation Project; Research Management, dissertation supervision
Literary translation; screen translation; translation and censorship; history of the book; translator training; genre and narrative in film and media; elearning and translator training. Further information on Carol's research can be found here.
Cluster leader for the Language Across Borders research group of the Centre for European and International Studies Research
Co-organiser of the annual Portsmouth Translation Conference
The National Network for Translation website can be found here
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