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Sharon Bell

Assistant Professor of French Translation

Sharon Bell has research interests in literary translation, Caribbean literatures and folklore, and cultural analysis. Among other translations, she has translated "An Appeal to the Sovereigns" (Staël) for Kadish and Massardier-Kenney's Translating Slavery as well as J.S. Alexis' Romancero aux Éoiles. She is currently working on a cultural analysis of Haitian folk tales. Dr. Bell teaches a variety of undergraduate translation courses, as well as scientific and technical translation at the graduate level.

Scholarly, Creative & Professional Activities

   Literary translation

   Caribbean literature in French

   Caribbean folklore as related to literature

   Caribbean and African literature in French

   Business translation

   Scientific, technical and medical translation

   Literary translation

   Francophone culture

Sharon Bell
OFFICE
Applied Linguistics, Institute for
Department of Modern and Classical Language Studies
OFFICE HOURS

Spring 2014:

  • Monday and Wednesday 12:30-2:00 p.m., 4:00-5:00 p.m.
  • And by appointment

Office: 308-E Satterfield Hall

CONTACT INFO
Phone: 330-672-1818
Fax: 330-672-4009
sbell@kent.edu
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