Member Profile: Juan Miguel Zarandona

Why did you choose Translation Studies? Although I was born in Equatorial Guinea, a former colony of Spain in Africa, I moved with my family to the city of Valladolid, Old Castile, as a child. The University of Valladolid, a medieval institution, had a very old School or Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences (Facultad […]... Read More
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Member Profile: Rosemarie Fournier-Guillemette

Rosemarie Fournier-Guillemette, lecturer at UQAM Why did you choose Translation Studies? I took an undergraduate course taught by Lori Saint-Martin called “Questions on literary translation,” and that’s when I discovered translation studies. All of a sudden, my research interests, which until then I could not bring together, converged: literature, philosophy, languages, contact with the Other […]... Read More
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Member Profile: Denise Merkle

Why did you choose Translation Studies? I feel that translation and Translation Studies chose me to some extent. I grew up in Toronto, a child of immigrants. Translation was part and parcel of daily life. After improving my command of French at the undergraduate level, I earned an M.A. in translation. From working as a […]... Read More
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Member Profile: Isabelle Collombat

Why did you choose Translation Studies? Actually, I first chose to be a translator, then I became a translation studies scholar. As a translator, I am motivated by the same things that motivate me as a translation studies scholar: the opportunity to satisfy my curiosity through a wide range of themes, subjects and approaches. Translation […]... Read More
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Member Profile: Georges Bastin

The Canadian Association for Translation Studies is proud to launch a new initiative today: member profiles. The series will be published on a monthly basis during the fall and winter terms to encourage our members to get to know one another, learn more about the people they already know, and expand their networks. For our […]... Read More