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Biography: Dr Pilar Orero

Pilar Orero holds an MA in Translation by the Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona (UAB), Spain, and a PhD in Translation by UMIST, UK. She coordinates the Online Master in Audiovisual Translation offered by the UAB ( She is the co-editor of The Translator's Dialogue (1997) and the editor of Topics in Audiovisual Translation (2004) both published by John Benjamins. She is co-editor
of a forthcoming book on voice-over and a member of the editorial board of The Journal of Specialised Translation and New Voices in Translation Studies. Her research interests are Nonsense Literature, Audiovisual Translation and Media Accessibility. She is a member of the international research group TransMedia.

Biography: Steve Wharton

Steve Wharton is Senior Lecturer in French and Communication in the Department of European Studies and Modern Languages at the University of Bath (UK). He researches and has published on contemporary LGBT activism in Britain and France, Occupied France and propaganda, and contemporary European cinema with particular emphasis on identity. He also teaches translation on the University's MA/Diploma in Interpreting and Translation.