Alejandra Crosta

BA (Hons), MA (Merit), Birkbeck College, London
Lector in Spanish (permanent post) Lecturer in Spanish, St Catherine’s College

Teaching

Spanish language, grammar, language skills and translation.

Research

Research interests are mainly in the areas of translation, Latin American literature, poetry, and language learning and teaching. Translator for the International Federation of Actors, other NGOs and several European Commission agencies in the cultural sector, with particular emphasis on the performing arts and intellectual property rights.

Recently collaborated with Ben Bollig on the translation of a selection of new British poetry Antropófagos en las islas. Currently translating into Spanish the graphic novel Red Rose by Kate Evans (Verso 2015), to be published in 2017.

Research assistant for the European Humanities Research Centre, responsible for the organisation of seminars, conferences and other interdisciplinary events.

 

Recent Publications

Translation of the FIA Child Performer Toolkit, June 2016 Article weblink

Interview with Ilan Pappé, May 2016 Article weblink

Antropófagos en las islas: Novísimos poetas de Gran Bretaña, edited and translated with Ben Bollig, Espacio Hudson, Argentina, April 2016

Translation of the Online Interactive Risk Assessment (OiRA) tool for the Live Performance sector, January 2016 Site weblink

Translation of The Live Performance Sector from a Global Perspective: A Status Report, June 2015 Article weblink

Translation of the FIA Guide to the WIPO Beijing Treaty on Audiovisual Performances, September 2014 Article weblink

Translation of article by Esther Leslie, Walter Benjamin, vida y arte, December 2013 Article weblink

Interview with Terry Eagleton, October 2013 Article weblink

Interview with Raúl Godoy for the book Live Working or Die Fighting by Paul Mason, Vintage Books, 2007.

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