Modern Languages at Leicester

People

Prefix telephone numbers with 0116 252 (or 223/229 where indicated) when calling from outside of the University.

Professional services team

The professional services team provides administrative support for all subject areas across the School of Arts (English, Modern Languages, and History of Art and Film).

Academic staff

French and Francophone Studies

Name Position Telephone Email
Dr Rabah Aissaoui  Associate Professor in French Studies and Deputy Head of School of Arts 2686  ra75@le.ac.uk 
Dr Nicole Fayard  Senior Lecturer in French  2692  nf11@le.ac.uk 
Dr Michelle Harrison  Teaching Fellow in French  2695  mh394@le.ac.uk 
Professor Elizabeth Jones  Professor in French  2688  ehj3@le.ac.uk 
Simon Lambert Honorary Fellow in French, Wallonie-Bruxelles International   sl534@le.ac.uk 
Dr Fransiska Louwagie  Associate Professor in French Studies  2684  fl47@le.ac.uk 
Dr Ann Miller  University Fellow in French Studies    am84@le.ac.uk 
Corinne Pelton  Teaching Fellow in French  2661 cp57@le.ac.uk 
Severine Vieillard  Teaching Fellow in French    sv197@le.ac.uk 

Italian

Name Position Telephone Email
Maria Guarnieri  Teaching Fellow in Italian  2680  mg158@le.ac.uk 
Dr Marina Spunta  Associate Professor of Italian 2658  m.spunta@le.ac.uk 
Dr Simona Storchi  Associate Professor of Italian  2654  ss557@le.ac.uk 
Professor Sharon Wood  Emeritus Professor in Italian    slw26@le.ac.uk 

Spanish and Latin American Studies

Name Position Telephone Email
Dr Clara Garavelli  Associate Professor in Latin American Studies  2687  cg226@le.ac.uk 
Dr Mariana Gonzalez Teaching Fellow in Spanish   mgb26@le.ac.uk
Dr Sheldon Penn  Associate Professor in Spanish  2666   scp10@le.ac.uk  
Nuria Escudero Pérez  Teaching Fellow in Spanish     nep7@le.ac.uk 
Dr Helen Rawlings  University Fellow in Spanish Studies    hr14@le.ac.uk 
Dr Emma Staniland Teaching Fellow in Spanish  2689  els15@le.ac.uk 
Dr Maite Usoz de la Fuente  Lecturer in Spanish  2660  mudlf1@le.ac.uk 
Dr Lesley Wylie  Associate Professor of Latin American Studies  2668  lw136@le.ac.uk 

Translation and Interpreting

Name Position Telephone Email
Dr Ahmed Saleh Elimam  Associate Professor in Translation Studies  3879  ase5@le.ac.uk 
Dr Jingjing Li Lecturer in Translation Studies    jl768@le.ac.uk 
Professor Kirsten Malmkjær Emeritus Professor of Translation Studies  2663  km240@le.ac.uk 
Dr Sara Naylor Teaching Fellow in Translation   sjn23@le.ac.uk
Dr Yan Ying  Lecturer in Translation Studies 5163  yyc12@le.ac.uk 
 

Languages@Leicester

Name Position Telephone Email
Martin Agnone Coordinator of the Languages at Leicester programme 2665 ma547@le.ac.uk

PhD students

Name Project title 
Shatha Al Jabri Translation of the Reverie in Romantic Poetry in Arabic
Noora Al Kaabi
Socio-political aspects in framing narratives of conflict (submitted)
Zainab Al-Otoom
Translating modern Arabic fiction into English
Laura Albertini
(Re)exploring place through travel writing: Paolo Rundiz's travel writing as a practice of social and cultural awareness in contemporary Italy
Amjad Alliheibi
Ideology in the translation of Cultural Lexical Templates to Arabic in self-help literature
Wafa Alshehry
Investigating emphasis translation in the translation of the meaning of the Noble Qu'ran in light of Halliday's Synthetic Functional Linguistics Model
Jie Deng
Agents in Translation: Production of Chinese classics in Penguin Modern Classics, 1946-1999 (submitted)
Dora Hooper
 
Sheam Khan  The Perils of Receiving Revelation in Your Mother Tongue: A Critical Study of the Influence of the Translator's Ideology on the Message of the Qur'an 
Ana Amelia Rodrigues Dos Santos  Critical functions of contemporary visual and digital poetry
Isobel Webster
Representations of Queer Puerto Rican Identity in Documentary Film
Tingwen Xi
Literary Genre in Translation: A case study of the Judge Dee series

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