Areas of interest: Translation Studies – History of Translation – Translation Theory – Literary Translation – Iberian Studies
José Antonio Sabio Pinilla is Associate Professor at the Department of Translation and Interpreting from the University of Granada, where he teaches translation from Portuguese into Spanish and Translation theory and history. He is also a member of the research group Lenguas y Culturas (HUM 354), funded by the Junta de Andalucía, and a founder of the ‘Jornadas sobre Tradução de Espanhol para Português e de Português para Espanhol’, organized annually since 2018 by the University of Granada and the Nova University of Lisbon.
He holds a Spanish Philology (1980) and Romance Philology (1982) as well as a PhD in Romance Philology (1987). He translated into Spanish a selection of short stories from Contos Analógicos by Maria Isabel Barreno and from O Barão by Branquinho da Fonseca, as well as the novels Diálogos à margem do Tejo and O Professor Periri by Francisco José Magalhães.
His main research areas comprise Theory and History of translation in the Iberian context, (Literary) Translation between Spanish and Portuguese and Contrastive Studies between Spanish and Portuguese. He also specializes in the Spanish translations of Os Lusíadas by Camões.
Some of his works are key contributions to the field of Iberian Translation Studies, especially Las antologías sobre la traducción en el ámbito peninsular. Análisis y estudio (co-authored with Pilar Ordóñez López, 2012) and Historiografía de la traducción en el espacio Ibérico: textos contemporáneos (co-edited with Pilar Ordóñez López, 2015). Other relevant recent contributions include: “Francisco Acuyo en portugués. Cuatro poemas para una antología” (2010), “Andanzas y desventuras de las traducciones del Quijote en portugués” (2018), “El relato de la traducción ibérica: una aproximación historiográfica” (2018), “História das traduções de “Os Lusíadas” em castelhano” (2021), “Traducciones entre lenguas peninsulares en el siglo XVI” (2021), “Portugal y España: Contactos” (2022), etc.
More information: Institutional website, Researchgate
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