Hephzibah Israel holds a BA (Hons) and MA in English Literature from Miranda House, University of Delhi. She holds an MPhil in English from the University of Delhi and a PhD in South Asian Languages and Cultures from the School of Oriental and African Studies, University of London.
She taught English Literature for several years at the University of Delhi, St. Stephen’s College (1996-97) and Lady Shri Ram College (1997-2009). She was English associate lecturer at Open University in the London Region in 2010-2011.
She joined the University of Edinburgh as lecturer in 2011.
In 2012-13, Dr Israel is the Programme Director for the MSc in Literary Translation as Creative Practice.
She is the course organiser for:
She is also involved in the Translation Research Summer School (TRSS) and is organising TRSS 2012 at Edinburgh.
Current research interests include: literary translation, critical theory, translations in colonial and postcolonial contexts, postcolonial studies, translation and religion, Bible translation and South Asian Christianity, colonial history and mission studies, South Asian languages, literatures, cultures and translation and Tamil studies.
This article was published on Nov 26, 2013