Karen Seago is Programme Director of the MA Translating Popular Culture and the PhD Translation Studies at City University London. She teaches genre theory, translation theory and supervises dissertations on theoretical aspects of Popular Culture translation. She supervises PhD students who are working in the areas of discourse analysis, corpus studies and translation curriculum design. Her research is in comparative literature and translation studies and she has published widely on the translation and reception of fairy tales, feminist adaptations of fairy tales and feminist translation theory. Her current research focuses on crime fiction translation.