Areas of interest: Translation studies – History of translation – Catalan studies – Spanish studies – Transatlantic studies – Catalan exile
A graduate in Catalan Philology (BA) and Hispanic Philology (PhD) from the Universitat de Barcelona, Montserrat Bacardí is a Professor at the Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona, where she is the PI of the Grup d’Estudi de la Traducció Catalana (GETCC) (Contemporary Catalan Translation Study Group). Her areas of expertise include Literary Translation from Spanish into Catalan, Catalan literature under Franco’s dictatorship, and Catalan exile in Latin America. To these topics she has devoted several critical works, such as El Quixot en català (2006, with Inma Estany), Diccionari de la literatura catalana (2008) (ed.), Catalans a Buenos Aires. Records de Fivaller Seras (2009), Una impossibilitat possible. Trenta anys de traducció als Països Catalans (1975-2005) (ed., 2010), Diccionari de la traducció catalana (dir.) (2011), La traducció catalana sota el franquisme (2012), Les traductores i la tradició (2013), Gràcia Bassa, poeta, periodista i traductora (2016), and Traducció i franquisme (ed., 2017).
Areas of interest: Catalan Studies – Hispanic Studies – Comparative Literature – Literary Theory.
Enric Bou is a fulltime Professor at the Università Ca’ Foscari, Italy; prior to this he was the Chair of Hispanic Studies at Brown University. He received a fellowship from the Research Center for Contemporary History in Barcelona, and his PhD in Philosophy and Arts from the Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona. Bou previously lectured at Wellesley College, the Universitat de Barcelona, and the Université de Poitiers. Between 2011 and 2012 he was holder of the UC3M-Santander Chair of Excellence at the Universidad Carlos III examining issues of multiplicity and heterogeneity in urban experiences, specifically in the Hispanic world.
Areas of interest: Catalan Studies – Hispanic Studies – Theatre Studies – Translation Studies.
Helena Buffery is currently Vice-Head of College (Research) and Senior Lecturer in Hispanic Studies at University College of Cork, Ireland, having previously worked at the University of Birmingham. Her research and teaching interests include Hispanic theater and performance, translation studies, and Catalan studies. In the past she was the Vice-President of the International Federation of Catalan Associations and the President of the Anglo-Catalan Society. (more…)
Areas of Interest: Iberian Studies – Catalan Studies – Asturian Literature – Hispano-Islamic Literature – Oral Folk Literature – Comparative Literature
Juan Carlos Busto Cortina is a Lecturer (Profesor Titular) of Romance Philology in the Department of Classical and Romance Philology at the University of Oviedo (Spain), where he implemented the study of Catalan and other minorized literatures from Spain. He is a member of the Seminary on Asturian Philology and the Seminary on Arabo-Romance Studies at the University of Oviedo. He founded the Revista de Filoloxía Asturiana and was Deputy Director of the Bibliographic Bulletin Aljamía.
Areas of interest: Iberian Studies – Catalan Studies – Portuguese Studies – Comparative Literature – Literary Studies.
Jordi Cerdà Subirachs is an Associate Professor (Profesor Titular) in the Department of Romance Languages and Literatures at the Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona. He is also the Coordinator of the Minor in Medieval Romance Cultures and Literatures and the Chair of the José Saramago of Instituto Camões at the UAB. He previously taught at the Universidade Nova de Lisboa (Portugal), the Universitat de Barcelona and the Universitat Oberta de Catalunya.