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Dr. Ekaterini Nicolarea


Ekaterini Nikolarea received her BA in English Studies from the University of Athens (Greece) and her M.A. and Ph.D. in Comparative Literature from Carleton University (Canada) and the University of Alberta (Canada), respectively. She was awarded major scholarships and a Post-Doctoral Fellowship by the Institute of the Humanities at the University of Calgary (Canada) for her contribution to Translation Studies and cross-cultural theatrical communication. She has taught World Literature and Theater (in English original and in translation), Academic English and Greek (Koine and Modern Greek) in Canadian and American Universities. Nikolarea has participated in many national and international conferences and has published many articles on theoretical and practical issues of Comparative Literature, Translation, Theater and Classical Studies. She has reviewed books on nationalism in Canada and Europe as well as on intercultural communication. She has also authored programs for the study of Applied Linguistics, with a focus on Translation Studies and Languages Teaching. She has been a member of national and international learned societies and associations, such as the Institute of Linguists, the International Comparative Literature Association and the International Association of Teachers of English as a Foreign Language. Now living in Greece, Nikolarea divides her time among the following occupations: * teaching translation and interpreting, English as Second Language (ESL), English as a Foreign Language (EFL) and English for Specific Purposes (ESP); * practicing bi-directional translation (English to Greek and Greek to English) and conference interpreting; * working on a bilingual technical dictionary; and * participating in conferences in Applied Linguistics, teaching of English, and Lexicography. She was recently appointed to the position of English Teacher for Social Sciences at the University of the Aegean, Lesvos (or Lesbos), Greece.
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» A Historical Overview of a Theoretical Polarization in Theater Translation
By Dr. Ekaterini Nicolarea | Published 06/10/2005 | Art/Literary Translation | Recommendation:
Introduction This study focuses on the interface of two theoretical frameworksthe Semiotics of Theater and Theater Translationas well as on the theoretical polarization between the notions of performability and readability in Theater Translation since the mid-1980s. a dramatic text is a fully rounded unit only when it is performed, since it is only in the performance that its full pote ...
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