Charlotte Bosseaux

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PhD projects

I am available to supervise PhD projects in several areas within Translation Studies, especially projects focusing on popular culture (e.g. romance and crime fiction), theatre studies and audiovisual translation (dubbing, subtitling, voice-over and audio-description).

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Biography

Dr Charlotte Bosseaux holds a Licence in English (Université de Provence, Aix-En-Provence, France), a Maîtrise in English Literature (Université de Provence), an MSc in Translation Studies (UMIST, UK) and a PhD in Comparative Literature/Translation Studies (University College London,UK). She worked as a lecturer in Translation Studies at UCL and as a freelance technical translator. She joined the University of Edinburgh as a lecturer in 2004.

Dr Bosseaux has wide experience teaching in all areas of translation studies at postgraduate level. She has taught translation theory and methodology and has frequently been course organiser for core courses such as Translation Studies 1 and Research in Translation Studies. She has also organised the TRSS summer schools for doctoral students, where she also taught and offered feedback on student presentations. She is also on the international panel of associates for ARTIS (Advanced Research in Translation and Interpreting Studies). She has been on Erasmus exchange programmes to various European universities including Milan, Madrid, Zagreb, and Oslo, teaching at UG and PG level in Translation Studies.

Research Interests

Dr Bosseaux's research interests include audiovisual translation, narratology, modernism, especially Virginia Woolf, popular culture, theatre and music translation. She has published extensively in these areas of research interest. Apart from several journal articles in peer-reviewed translation studies journals and chapters in handbooks (on the translations of popular song and dubbing, Marilyn Monroe and Buffy the Vampire Slayer for instance), she has published two monographs, How Does it Feel? Point of View in Translation (Rodopi, 2007) on the translation of Virginia Woolf into French, and Dubbing, film and Performance: Uncanny Encounters (Peter Lang, 2015), on the impact of dubbing on performance and characterisation

Dr Bosseaux now principally researches in audiovisual translation. She is particularly interested in how translation mediates the voices of original texts. This is the main topic of her recent monograph (2015) and current work on documentaries and Gender-Based Violence. Parallely, she is working in popular fiction, particularly on crime fiction in translation.

Education/Academic qualification

Doctor in Philosophy, University College London

Award Date: 1 Jan 2004

Master of Arts, Manchester School of Management, UMIST

Award Date: 1 Jan 2000

Master of Arts, University of Provence

Award Date: 1 Jan 1999

External positions

Trustee, Saheliya

May 2016Jun 2018

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