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Anna Gadd

Dr Anna Gadd

Associate Lecturer
Humanities, School of

Contact details
School of Humanities
The University of Western Australia (M204)
35 Stirling Highway
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
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

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,

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.
Italian, Spanish, English
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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