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Kinga Zawada

Marco A. Fiola

Title:

PhD, Chair Languages, Literatures and Cultures

Office:

JOR 520

Telephone:

416-979-5000 Ext. 2743

Email Address:

mfiola@arts.ryerson.ca

Biography:

Marco A. Fiola is the Chair of the Department of Languages, Literatures and Cultures at Ryerson University. He is the past president of the Canadian Association for Translation Studies, and has published numerous articles on language barriers, translator and interpreter training as well as interpreter certification. His current research interests include the development of language tools for community interpreters and the usability of translated material.

A certified translator and terminologist (ATIO), he is also a member of the Yeates School of Graduate Studies, the M.A. in Immigration and Settlement Studies, the Ryerson/York Joint Graduate Program in Communication and Culture, as well as of the Law Research Centre at Ryerson University, where he is working on developing an online Tamil-English legal glossary. The University of Ottawa Press is publishing in December 2013 the third edition of La traduction raisonnĂ©e, a comprehensive English-French translation textbook, which he has coauthored.