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. “An Inventory of Masculinities: Borges in Denevi's Enciclopedia secreta de una familia argentina.” Variaciones Borges 39. (2015): 159-80.
Leone, Leah E. “¿Qué tiene un nombre? Jorge Luis Borges y la traducción de The Wild Palm.” Una profunda necesidad en la ficción contemporánea: la recepción de Borges en la república mundial de las letras Ed. Adriaensen, Brigitte, Botterweg, Meike, Steenmeijer, Maarten, and Wijnterp, Lies. Vervuert-Iberoamericana. (2015): 155-71.
Leone, Leah E. “Reconstructing Suspense: Borges Translates Faulkner’s The Wild Palms.” The Voices of Suspense and their Translation in Thrillers 39. Ed. Cadera, Susanne M., and Pavic Pintaric, Anita. Rodopi. (2014): 77-91.
Leone, Leah E. “Orlando de Virginia Woolf, en la traducción de Jorge Luis Borges (1937).” Biblioteca de traducciones hispanoamericanas, Biblioteca Virtual Miguel de Cervantes (2012) .
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. (2012) .
Leone, Leah E. “Voice Distortion: Borges and the Translation of Melville’s Bartleby.” Variaciones Borges 31. (2011): 23.
Leone, Leah E. “The Drop by Claudia Guillén.” Three Messages and a Warning: Contemporary Mexican Stories of the Fantastic Ed. Jiménez Mayo, Eduardo, and Brown, Chris N. Small Beer Press. (2011): 225-29.