Professor Rita Wilson
Head of the School of Languages, Literatures, Cultures and Linguistics.
Monash-Warwick Associate Professor, Department of Italian, University of Warwick (UK)
Academic Co-Director, MIgration, Identity, Translation Network
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.
Teaching and research interests
- Translation Studies
- Translingual/Migrant Writing
- Contemporary Italian Literature
- Women’s Writing
Editorships and Board Memberships
Co-editor, The Translator
Member of editorial board:
- Monash University’s Arts Faculty hosted the 2014 international conference of the European Association for Studies of Australia (EASA), entitled, Encountering Australia: Transcultural Conversations. The video ... Read more
- Monash University and the Università degli Studi di Trieste (Italy) are delighted to announce a new double master in Translation and Interpreting Studies. The ... Read more