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Leah Leone

Assistant Professor
 414 -229-4711
 Curtin Hall 772

Degree(s)

PhD, Spanish-American Literature, University of Iowa
MFA, Literary Translation, University of Iowa
MA, Foreign Languages and Literature: Translation, UW-Milwaukee

Research Interests

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

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

Other Relevant Activities

Literary translator (member of the American Literary Translators Association)

Selected 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. “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.