Rita Wilson is currently Head of the School of Languages, Cultures and Linguistics.
Before joining Monash University in 2005, Rita taught at the University of the Witwatersrand (Johannesburg) and the University of Melbourne.
Her research interests are both interdisciplinary and intercultural, combining an interest in literary and translation theories with studies of contemporary Italian literature and culture. Her most recent publications focus on the relationship between translation, migration and the construction of cultural identities.
- The 2013 Monash literary translation winter school will be held from 27 June to 1 July. It focuses on the translation of contemporary crime fiction from French, Italian and Spanish authors and will be followed by an international conference on The Global Crime Scene: Crime Narratives Beyond Borders. Read more