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Dr Carol O'Sullivan

Dr Carol O'Sullivan

Dr Carol O'Sullivan
BA (Dub.), MPhil (Cantab.), PhD (Cantab.)

Senior Lecturer in Translation Studies

Area of research

Translation studies, screen translation, literary translation

Office 1.68, 21 Woodland Rd
17 Woodland Road,
Clifton, Bristol BS8 1TE
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+44 (0) 117 9287432


Translation Studies, audiovisual translation, film history, film translation history, translation history, literary translation.


Carol O'Sullivan studied Italian and French language and literature at Trinity College, Dublin and subsequently at the University of Cambridge, where she obtained a PhD on translations of and by Raymond Queneau, Samuel Beckett and James Joyce. She taught at the University of East Anglia and the University of Portsmouth before taking her current position at the University of Bristol in summer 2013. 

Carol is Editor-in-Chief of the journal Translation Studies and is a former Board member of the European Society for Translation Studies.


Carol O'Sullivan teaches undergraduate and postgraduate units in the theory and practice of translation, and supervises MA and PhD research in translation-related topics. Since August 2013 she has been programme director for the MA in Translation


  • Translation Studies
  • translation
  • Film
  • Film History
  • censorship
  • literary translation
  • subtitling

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