Within the context of the Lorand Chair for Spanish, dr. Laura Folica from the Universitat oberta de Catalunya will deliver a lecture on :
"Social Networks of the Past. Mapping Hispanic and Lusophone Modernity through Literary Translation in Periodicals"
Monday 17 May, 11-12:30 h
Laura Fólica is a postdoctoral researcher in the Department of Arts and Humanities at the Universitat Oberta de Catalunya (UOC). She is a member of the Global Literary Studies Research Group (GlobaLS), and of the ERC project “Social Networks of the Past. Mapping Hispanic and Lusophone Literary Modernity1898-1959”. She specializes on Sociology of Translation, Latin-American Studies, Periodical Publications, and Digital Humanities. She is currently working on literary translation in Ibero-American periodicals using digital-tools and with a large-scale and transnational approach. She has recently co-edited a special issue (“Fictional turn in Translation Studies”) of Doletiana. Translation Journal (Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona, 2019) and she is co-editing the book Literary Translation in Periodicals. Methodological Challenges for a Transnational Study (John Benjamins, forth., 2020). She has published around thirty articles and book chapters related to Translation Studies. She translated books for Ibero-american publishing houses focused on Literature, Humanities and Social Sciences (Chartier, Sapiro, Roudinesco, Shaeffer, Traverso, Péguy, Goscinny, among other authors).