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Paul F. Bandia

ISC Fellow (2023)

Paul F. Bandia is Professor of French and Translation Studies in the Department of French at Concordia University, Montreal, Canada. He is a non-resident Senior Fellow of the W.E.B. Du Bois Institute at the Hutchins Center for African and African American Research at Harvard University. He is founding President of the Association for Translation Studies in Africa (ATSA); international faculty member at the FUSP-Nida Centre for Advanced Research on Translation in Rimini, Italy; outgoing member of the Executive Council of the International Association for Translation and Intercultural Studies (IATIS); a member of the Editorial Board of numerous international journals and consultant for several academic publishers.

Professor Bandia’s interests lie in translation theory and history, postcolonial studies, and cultural theory. He is considered a leading scholar in postcolonial translation theory and history, transcultural and transnational studies, decoloniality, with particular interest in Africa and its diaspora, as well as encounters between the Global South and the Global North. He has given numerous lectures and keynote addresses at conferences, congresses and universities in North and South America, Europe and Africa. He has published widely in the fields of translation studies, postcolonial literatures and cultures, intercultural communication and transnationalism.

This page has been updated in May 2024.

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