Professor Rita Wilson

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: