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Anna Gadd

Dr Anna Gadd

Associate Lecturer
Humanities, School of

Contact details
Address
School of Humanities
The University of Western Australia (M204)
35 Stirling Highway
CRAWLEY WA 6009
Australia
Email
anna.gadd@uwa.edu.au
Biography
I did my BA and MA studies in Modern Languages and Translation at Università degli Studi di Milano and Universidad Complutense de Madrid.
I then completed a PhD titled, "Australia Translated. A source-oriented translation of Elizabeth Jolley's Mr Scobie's Riddle" at The University of Western Australia. I have been involved in the teaching of units of Italian Studies and Translation Studies since 2012. I am currently teaching and coordinating units of Spanish, Translation and Italian.
Key research
Translation Studies; Italian Studies; Foreign language teaching and learning
Publications
2011, “Vulgarity and Allocution in the Italian Dubbed Version of Taxi Driver”, The Aalitra review. A Journal of Literary Translation 3 (2011):67-72.

2012, “Elizabeth Jolley – A Biographical Entry”, Enciclopedia delle Donne http://www.enciclopediadelledonne.it/index.php?azione=pagina&id=1140

2014, “Space and Language in Mr Scobie’s Riddle: translating displacement into Italian”, Jasal. Journal of the Association for the Study of Australian Literature

2015, "Henry Lawson. Franca Cavagnoli, Ed. Racconti. Rome, Italy: I dragomanni”, Colloquy, 29, 95-97.

2016, “Minimising Same Error Repetition and Maximising Progress in SLA: an integrated method”, The IAFOR Journal of Language Learning, vol. 2, 1, 33-47.

Pending: “Janette Turner Hospital – A Biographical Entry”, Enciclopedia delle Donne, http://www.enciclopediadelledonne.it

Under review: L’indovinello di Mr Scobie, Italian Translation of Jolley’s Mr Scobie’s Riddle.
Roles, responsibilities and expertise
Associate Lecturer
Future research
I am interested in the teaching of foreign languages, particularly Italian and Spanish; the use of social media in the foreign language classroom; Translation Studies and applied translation.
Funding received
Postgraduate Teaching Internship Scheme, 2013.
Postgraduate Publication Grant, 2015.
Languages
Italian, Spanish, English
Memberships
NAATI translator
Current projects
I am currently working on the translation of a collection of short stories.
Research profile
Research profile and publications
 

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