Alessandra Rizzo

Alessandra Rizzo is Associate Professor in the Department of Humanities at the University of Palermo, where she teaches English for specific purposes and audiovisual translation. She holds a PhD in Translation and Comparative Literatures and a Master of Arts in Translation from the Universirty of Essex. She was Visiting Scholar at the University of Roehampton and Honorary Research Fellow at the Univeristy of Westminster. She is a Member of the Centre for Research in Translation and Transcultural Studies and of the AIA, ESIST and EST associations. Her research interests focus on audiovisual translation and accessibility, ELF in the context of migration and the visual arts, subtitling as counter discourse. She has extensively published in national and international journals, and in dedicated volumes. She edited the special issue "Translation and Accessibility for All in the Creative Industries: Digital Spaces and Cultural Contexts" for Bridge. Trends and Traditions in Translation and Interpreting Studies (2020), and coedited the volume Translation or Transcreation? (with Cinzia Spinzi and Marianna Lya Zummo) and the special issue "Translating the Margin: Lost Voices in Narrative Discourse" for InVerbis (with Karen Seago, 2018).

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