Anne Malena is a translator and Professor Emerita of French and Translation Studies in the Department of Modern Languages and Cultural Studies at the University of Alberta (Canada). She has published two book-length translations (La maraude (The Prowler) and Degré zéro (Zero Hour), both novels by Kristjana Gunnars, as well as articles in various journals on translation studies and Caribbean Literature. Her most recent article is “Phantom Translation in New Orleans,” in The Routledge Handbook of Translation and the City, edited by Tong-King Lee (2021). Her current research deals with the history of translation in Louisiana, with a special focus on Indigenous Literature. She is the Managing Editor of TranscUlturAl: A Journal of Translation and Cultural Studies.
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.