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Maialen Marin-Lacarta

Dr. Maialen Marin-Lacarta

Assistant Professor, Department of Translation, Interpreting and Intercultural Studies

Phone number3411 5275
ORCID number0000-0001-8444-217X




Research area(s):

Literary translation; modern and contemporary Chinese literature; translation history; sociology of translation; indirect translation; digital publishing; collaborative translation

Teaching area(s):

Chinese literature in translation; Translation, publishing and global circulation; Methods and strategies of translation; Spanish/Chinese translation; Comparative topics in Hispanic/Chinese cultures

Taught previously at:

Institut National des Langues et Civilisations Orientales; Universitat Oberta de Catalunya

Selected output(s):

•    Marin-Lacarta, Maialen and Mireia Vargas-Urpi (2018). “When the Translator Does More than Translate: A Case Study of Translator Roles in a Digital Publishing Initiative,” Hermes: Journal of Language and Communication Studies, 58: 117-137. Doi: 
•    Marin-Lacarta, Maialen and Mireia Vargas-Urpi (2018). “Translators Revising Translators: A Fruitful Alliance,” Perspectives: Studies in Translation Theory and Practice. Doi: [AHCI journal].
•    Marin-Lacarta, Maialen (2018). “Characteristics of a Digital Literary Translation Publisher: Revisiting Bourdieu’s Mapping of the Publishing Field,” The Translator. Doi: [AHCI journal].
•    Marin-Lacarta, Maialen (2018). “Mediated and Marginalised: Modern and Contemporary Chinese Literature Translations in Spain (1949-2010),” Meta: Translators’ Journal, 63 (2): 306-321. Doi: [AHCI journal].
•    Marin-Lacarta, Maialen (2017). “Indirectness in Literary Translation: Methodological Possibilities,” Translation Studies, 10 (2), Special issue on Indirect Translation: 133-149. Doi: 10.1080/14781700.2017.1286255 

Current project(s):

•    ECS research project: “Hong Kong and its Literature through a Double Lens: English and French Anthologies of Translated Literature”
•    Translating Fanhua by Jin Yucheng into Spanish..

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