My Academic Biography (CV)

Curriculum Vitae

 

2012-present the Director of the MA in Translation Studies, School of Modern Languages and Cultures, University of Durham, UK

 

2011-2012 Postdoctoral Fellow, Department of Language Management and Language Practice, University of the Free State, Bloemfontein, South Africa

 

2009-2011 Postdoctoral Fellow, Department of Slavonic Studies, Faculty of Modern and Medieval Languages, University of Cambridge, UK

 

2009 Ph.D. in Translation Studies, University of Ottawa, School of Translation and Interpretation

“The Role of Translation in the Westernization of Russia in the Eighteenth Century”

Supervisors:

Professor Annie Brisset (School of Translation and Interpretation, University of Ottawa)

Professor Michael Heim (Slavic Languages and Literatures, University of California at Los Angeles)

2000 Candidate of Sciences (equivalent of Ph.D.) in Germanic Linguistics

Moscow State University, Department of English Linguistics, Faculty of Philology

“Secondary Texts (Translations, Parodies, and Adaptations) as a Means of Pragmastylistic Study of the Original”

Supervisor:

Professor Irina Magidova, Department of English Linguistics, Faculty of Philology, Moscow State University

1997 Diploma summa cum laude (equivalent to MA) in Romance and Germanic Linguistics and Literary Criticism

Moscow State University, Department of English Linguistics, Faculty of Philology

“The Language of Aleksandr Pushkin and Feodor Dostoevskii through the Prism of Comparative Analysis”

Supervisor:

Associate Professor Elena Turkova, Department of English Linguistics, Faculty of Philology, Moscow State University

1987 Diploma summa cum laude (equivalent to BA) in musicology, composition and choir conducting

Simpferopol Musical College

Teaching:

 

Postgraduate courses

2011-present (MA in Translation Studies, MLAC, Durham University)

TRANSLATION THEORY

HISTORY OF TRANSLATION

SOCIOLOGY OF TRANSLATION

RESEARCH SKILLS FOR TRANSLATION STUDIES

SPECIALISED ENGLISH-RUSSIAN TRANSLATION

 

2006 (MA, STI, University of Ottawa)

LANGUAGE AND TRANSLATION  

 

Undergraduate courses and seminars

 

2009-2011 USE OF RUSSIAN

PROSE COMPOSITION

Supervisor/Examiner (Faculty of Modern and Medieval Languages, Department of Slavonic Studies, University of Cambridge, Cambridge, UK)

 

2010

ADVANCED RUSSIAN

INTERMEDIATE RUSSIAN

BUSINESS RUSSIAN (Russian Seminar, Eisenstadt, Austria)

2008-2009 RUSSIAN FOR HERITAGE SPEAKERS

INTERMEDIATE RUSSIAN

Developed the introductory course “Russia: Past and Present”

(Russian and Slavic Studies, McGill University, Montréal)

 

2002-2004

HISTORY OF TRANSLATION IN RUSSIA

(Department of Translation Theory and Lexicography, Faculty of Foreign Languages, Moscow State University)

 

2002-2004

TEXT TYPOLOGY AND TRANSLATION

Department of Translation, Faculty of History and Philology, Russian State University for the Humanities)

 

Theses Supervised

 

I have supervised several PhD theses on various aspects of the application of sociological theories to translation studies (Moscow State University, University of the Free State, Durham University)

 

I have also supervised more than 60 MA dissertations (Moscow State University, University of the Free State, London Metropolitan University, Durham University)

 

RESEARCH ASSISTANSHIPS and SCHOLARLY COOPERATION

 

At Durham I have participated in several team projects on translation and linguistics.

 

2009-2011 Research group on memory studies (CRASSH, University of Cambridge, http://www.crassh.cam.ac.uk/)

 

2007 UNESCO-IATIS (International Association for Translation and Intercultural Studies), Study of World Translation Flows and Policies for the 2008 UNESCO World Report on Cultural Diversity.

Project Director: Prof. Annie Brisset, University of Ottawa

 

2006-2007 Metaphor and Translation

Project Director: Prof. Salah Basalamah, University of Ottawa

 

2005 Dictionnaire de citations sur la traduction

Project Director: Prof. Jean Delisle, University of Ottawa

 

SCHOLARSHIPS

 

2011 Prestige Postdoctoral Fellowship, University of the Free State, South Africa

2009 Postdoctoral Fellowship, Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council of Canada

2007 Doctoral Fellowship, Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council of Canada

2005 Admission Scholarship for doctoral studies, the Faculty of Graduate and Postdoctoral Studies, University of Ottawa