Baldo, Michela. Italian-Canadian Narratives of Return: Analysing Cultural Translation in Diasporic Writing. Palgrave Macmillan, 2019, 427 pages
Maria Cristina Seccia teaches translation at the Università degli Studi di Udine (Italy) and is a Honorary Research Fellow at the University of Hull (UK), where she has taught Translation Studies for three years after holding Italian teaching positions at the Universities of Bangor and Glasgow and a Visiting Research Fellowship at the Institute of Modern Languages Research in London. Her research interests revolve around postcolonial and feminist translation and the intersection between translation and mobility. More specifically, her current research project is focused on the re-construction of the maternal figure in the Italian translation of Italian-Canadian women writers.
TranscUlturAl aims to represent innovative interdisciplinary scholarship at the intersection of Translation Studies and Cultural Studies. TranscUlturAl seeks to contribute to the dialogue between cultures and languages by publishing essays, translations and creative pieces that explore interrelationships between translations and cultures, past and present, in global and local contexts.