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Elizabeth Lowe

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Contact Information

4072D FLB
M/C 176
Urbana, IL 61801
Founding Director

Research Interests

Literary translation
Translation theory, terminology
Inter-American literary studies


Ph.D. City University of New York


NEH Summer Institute for College and University Teachers

Highlighted Publications


  • Cuenca, JP. The Only Happy Ending for a Love Story is an Accident. . Trans. Elizabeth Lowe. Tagus Press, 2013.
  • Da Cunha, Euclides. Backlands: The Canudos Campaign. . . Trans. Elizabeth Lowe. New York: Penguin, 2010.
  • Lowe, Elizabeth, and Earl E. Fitz. Translation and the Rise of Inter-American Literature. . Gainesville, Fl: University Press of Florida, 2007.
  • Translation and the Rise of Inter-American Literature. . . Gainesville: University Press of Florida, 2007.

Book Contributions

  • Lowe, Elizabeth. "Retranslation and Historical Revision." A Companion to Translation Studies. . Ed. Catherine Porter and Sandra Bermann. Wylie Blackwell, 2014.
  • Wright, Sue E. " “The Life and Works of Alfred Schlomann: Terminology Theory and Globalization.” ." Modern Approaches to Terminological Theories and Applications. . . Ed. Heribert Picht. New York: Peter Lang, 2006. 153-161.