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Dr Alejandro Bolanos-Garcia-Escribano
Room 312/313
Foster Court
University College London
Gower Street
London
WC1E 6BT
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Appointment
  • Lecturer (Teaching) in English to Spanish Audiovisual Translation
  • SELCS
  • Faculty of Arts & Humanities
Biography

I am Lecturer (Teaching) in Audiovisual Translation and Programme Director at University College London, UK. I am a Fellow of the Higher Education Academy and a Member and Chartered Linguist of the Chartered Institute of Linguists (CIoL).

I teach (audiovisual) translation and Spanish language and culture at both the Centre for Translation Studies (CenTraS) and the Department of Spanish, Portuguese and Latin American Studies (SPLAS). 

I hold a joint BA degree in Translation & Interpreting and Humanities Studies from Pablo de Olavide University (Seville, Spain) and an MA in Translation for the Publishing Industry from the University of Malaga, Spain, as well as an MSc in Audiovisual Translation and a PhD in Translation Studies from University College London, UK. 


Research Summary

My research revolves around the pedagogical potential of cloud subtitling and the latest innovations in translation education, emphasising translation technologies.

I am involved in a number of international research projects revolving around audiovisual translation theory and practice.

To know more, please see my list of publications.

Teaching Summary

Programme Director: MSc in Translation and Technology (Audiovisual | Scientific, Technical and Medical | with Interpreting) at CenTraS (2020–to date).


Module Convenor: ELCS007 Audiovisual Translation at SELCS (2018–to date); CMII0092 Professional Skills for Translators at CenTraS (2018–2019, 2020–2021); CMII0098 Translating for Voiceover and Dubbing at CenTraS (2017–2018).


Tutor: SPAN0001 and SPAN0016 Spanish<>English translation components at UG level (2017–to date); CMII0097 Subtitling and CMII0098 Translating for Voiceover and Dubbing at PG level (2016–2018). I also teach on all modules I convene.

Appointments
01-SEP-2020 Lecturer (Teaching) School of European Languages, Culture and Society UCL, United Kingdom
01-DEC-2019 – 01-OCT-2020 Senior Teaching Fellow School of European Languages, Culture and Society UCL, United Kingdom
01-OCT-2017 – 30-NOV-2019 Teaching Fellow Department of Spanish, Portuguese and Latin American Studies UCL, United Kingdom
01-OCT-2016 – 30-NOV-2019 Teaching Fellow Centre for Translation Studies UCL, United Kingdom
Academic Background
2020   PhD Translation Studies – Translation studies University College London
2016   MSc Specialised Translation (Audiovisual) University College London
2015   MA Translation for the Publishing Industry Universidad de Malaga
2014   BA Hons Translation & Interpreting and Humanities Studies Universidad Pablo de Olavide (Sevilla)
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