PhD Success: Sophia Xiao

Dr Sophia Xiao recently completed her PhD thesis ('Rethinking Binarism in Translation Studies. A Case Study of Translating the Chinese Nobel Laureates of Literature') in Translation Studies in MLAC. We asked her to tell her more about her research, her future plans and her time in Durham.   Congratulations on your PhD! Can you tell… Continue reading PhD Success: Sophia Xiao


PhD Success: Marzia Beltrami

Dr Marzia Beltrami completed her PhD thesis ('The spatial dimension of narrative understanding. Exploring plot types in the narratives of A. Baricco, A. Camilleri, and I. Calvino') in Italian Studies in June at Durham University, after an MA in Oxford and a BA in Milan. We caught up with her to learn more about her… Continue reading PhD Success: Marzia Beltrami

PhD Success: Stefano Evangelista

Dr Stefano Evangelista recently completed his PhD thesis (‘The International Reception and the Poetics of Antonio Fogazzaro on the basis of his correspondences with other Contemporary Intellectuals’) in Italian Studies, at Durham University, where he came after his completing no less than three Masters degree in Italy! We caught up with him to know more about his… Continue reading PhD Success: Stefano Evangelista

PhD Success: Yifang Wang

Dr Yifang Wang recently completed her PhD thesis (‘Translating metaphor from both directions: a process-oriented study’) in Translation at Durham University, where she also did her MA, after a BA at Xi'an Jiaotong University in China. We caught up with her to learn more about her research and her post-PhD life. Congratulations on your PhD! Can you… Continue reading PhD Success: Yifang Wang

Alumni news: Emma May Price

This entry was written by Emma May Price, who completed both a BA in Combined Studies in Arts (2012) and the MA in Translation Studies (2013).  Emma specialises on French and Spanish and now works full-time as a professional translator in Spain. There is more info on her website: I’ve always loved learning foreign languages,… Continue reading Alumni news: Emma May Price

Postgraduate Alumni news: Adrián Gras Velázquez

This is our first alumni entry. It is always good to hear from MLAC postgraduate alumni and learn about their career destinations and how these might have been influenced by their time as postgraduate students in our School.  This time we hear from Adrián Gras Velázquez, who received his PhD in Spanish cinema in 2013 (supervised by… Continue reading Postgraduate Alumni news: Adrián Gras Velázquez