Elena Di Giovanni

Elena Di Giovanni is Associate Professor of English Translation at the University of Macerata (accredited for full professorship as of 2020). 

Since 4 November, 2016, she is President of ESIST, the European Association for Studies in Screen Translation. She is one of the founding members - and Editorial Board member - of the open access Journal of Audiovisual Translation (JAT).

In 2019, she was Fulbright Distinguished Chair at the University of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, and is now part of the Fulbright grant evaluation team.

From 2008 to 2016 she was Visiting Lecturer at Roehampton University, London, UK, Masters' Degree in audiovisual translation and accessibility. Since 2013, she lectures on audiovisual translation and accessibility at the Venice Film Festival (Mostra Internazionale d'Arte Cinematografica di Venezia), within the European Parliament-funded LUX Prize for cinema (27 Times Cinema). She currently supervises many accessibility projects throughout Italy: at Macerata Opera Festival (since 2009), Teatro Grande in Brescia (since 2017), Teatro Regio in Parma (since 2019), Teatro Sociale/Opera Education in Como (since 2019), Fondazione Pergolesi Spontini in Jesi (since 2021).

In 2021, she delivered a TED X talk on accessibility and inclusion.

A full list of publications is available here: 


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