Kersting, Julia Charlotte
Julia Charlotte Kersting is a PhD candidate of the IRTG Diversity at the Department of Romances Studies at the Universität des Saarlandes, Germany. Her research focuses on literary translation in French, English, and German, and processes of cultural transfer in translation. She holds a master’s degree in Comparative Literature from the University of Vienna and a master’s degree in literary translation from the University of Munich. She is an alumna of the Goldschmidt Programme for literary translators (2016) and has, alongside her academic research, been working as a freelance translator since 2013. She is currently working on a doctoral thesis on the English translations of Réjean Ducharme’s novel “L’hiver de force” (1973) in order to retrace contemporary practices, processes and policies of cultural exchange within Canada.