Dr Sara Naylor

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Teaching Fellow in Translation Studies

Department: Modern Languages

Tel: + 44 (0)116 252 5806

Email: sjn23@leicester.ac.uk

Office: ATT 1204

Office hours: Thursdays 12-2pm

Address: School of Arts, University of Leicester, Leicester LE1 7RH

Personal details


I have taught on various postgraduate and undergraduate translation studies modules at the University of Leicester for the last 6 years. I completed my PhD in translation studies in the department in 2018. My thesis looked at the notions of performability and performativity in the translation of Federico García Lorca’s plays, from Spanish to English. Before commencing my PhD, I worked in industry for many years as a Spanish to English translator and linguist.


BA (Hons) Modern Languages (Spanish and French)

MA Translation (Spanish)

PhD Translation Studies


I am currently teaching the following modules in semester one:


  • TS2003 Practical Translation (module convenor)
  • TS3003 Advanced Translation (Spanish workshops)


  • TS7001 The Development of Translation Studies (module convenor)
  • TS7030 Translating Different Genres (module convenor)

I have also taught on the following modules:


  • TS1005 General Translation (module convenor)
  • TS2006 Translation Studies (module convenor)
  • TS3006 Dissertation (Spanish language tutor)


  • TS7002 Research Skills and Methods 1
  • TS7006 Research Skills and Methods 2 (module convenor)
  • TS7003 Current Issues in Translation Research and Practice
  • TS7037 Technical Translation (module convenor)
  • TS7029 Interpreting 1 (Spanish language tutor)
  • TS7032 Interpreting II (Spanish language tutor)
  • TS7005 MA dissertation supervision (currently supervising 6 students)

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