Leah Leone

Leah Leone

Assistant Professor

Room: Curtin Hall 805
Phone: 414-229-5968
e-mail: leh@uwm.edu

Degrees:

Ph.D., Spanish-American Literature, University of Iowa
M.F.A., Literary Translation, University of Iowa
M.A., Foreign Languages and Literature: Translation, UW-Milwaukee

Research Interests:

Narrative in Translation, Gender and Sexuality in Translation, Literary Translation Theory and Practice

Teaching Interests:

Spanish to English Translation, Translation Theory, Literary Translation, Interpretation

Other Relevant Activities:

Literary translator (member of the American Literary Translators Association)

Courses Taught:

TRNSLTN 700 - Consecutive Interpreting
TRNSLTN 707 - Introduction to Spanish to English Translation
TRNSLTN 709 - Seminar in Literary and Cultural Translation
TRNSLTN 710 - Comparative Systems for Translation
TRNSLTN 711 - Ethics and Procedures in Interpreting
TRNSLTN 717 - Seminar in Advanced Translation: Spanish to English
TRNSLTN 820 - Translation Theory

Recent Publications:

Leone, Leah E. “Reconstructing Suspense: Borges Translates Faulkner’s The Wild Palms.” The Voices of Suspense and their Translation in Thrillers 39. Ed. Brumme, Jenny, Cadera, Susanne M., and . Rodopi. (2014): 77-91.
Leone, Leah E. “The Wild Palms de William Faulkner en la traducción de Jorge Luis Borges (1940).” Biblioteca de traducciones hispanoamericanas, Biblioteca Virtual Miguel de Cervantes Biblioteca Virtual Miguel de Cervantes. (2013) .
Leone, Leah E. “Orlando de Virginia Woolf, en la traducción de Jorge Luis Borges (1937).” Biblioteca de traducciones hispanoamericanas, Biblioteca Virtual Miguel de Cervantes Biblioteca Virtual Miguel de Cervantes. (2012) .
Leone, Leah E. “The Drip.” Three Messages and a Warning: Contemporary Mexican Stories of the Fantastic Small Beer Press. (2011): http://smallbeerpress.com/books/2012/01/24/three-messages-and-a-warning/.
Leone, Leah E. ““Voice Distortion: Borges and the Translation of Melville’s Bartleby”.” Variaciones Borges 31. (2011): 23.
Leone, Leah E. “A Translation of His Own: Borges and A Room of One’s Own.” Woolf Studies Annual, Pace University Press 15. (2009): 47-66.
Leone, Leah E. “La novela cautiva: Borges y la traducción de Orlando.” Variaciones Borges 25. (2008): 223-236.