Elizabeth LoweElizabeth Lowe, Professor and Director

Address:  4072D FLB
Phone:  217-300-1488
Email:  elowe@illinois.edu

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Elizabeth Lowe specializes in literary translation, translation pedagogy, translation theory and terminology. She received her undergraduate education from Barnard College, earned an M.A. in Romance Languages from Queens College of New York, and a Ph.D. in Comparative Literature with a concentration in Translation from the City University of New York. She was a Fulbright Scholar in Colombia and has taught and lectured extensively at universities in Latin America and Europe. ATA certified for Portuguese to English translation, she is a member of the ATA Committee on Standards, and an active member of PEN and the American Literary Translators Association.


Patricia Phillips-BatomaPatricia Phillips-Batoma, Instructor

Address:  4035 FLB
Phone:  217-300-1489
Email:  pphillip@illinois.edu

Patricia Phillips-Batoma teaches translation technologies, commercial and technical translation and manages the internship program for the Center for Translation Studies. Her research interests include translation studies, the pedagogy of translation and languages for specific purposes, and medieval French literature. She has an affiliate appointment with the Department of French, where she teaches a variety of courses.


Leonardo Giannossa, Visiting Lecturer

Address:  4058 FLB

Phone:  217-300-1221

Email:   lgiannos@illinois.edu

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 Leonardo Giannossa earned a PhD in Translation Studies from Kent State University where he worked on the building of an electronic bilingual glossary of legal terms and taught several Italian language classes for the department of Modern and Classical Languages. He has a bachelor’s degree in Foreign Languages and a master’s degree in Technical-Scientific translation, both from the University of Bari (Italy). His research interests involve using corpora for terminology mining and TM building, lexical cohesion, paratexts and critical-discourse analysis.