Department of English Language and Literature

  • Literature
  • Translation

Professional Institutions

  • The Institute of Translation and Interpreting (ITI): the only UK-based independent professional membership association for practising translators, interpreters and language services businesses.
  • The Charted Institute of Linguists (CIOL): a leading UK-based membership body for language professionals.
  • The American Translators Association (ATA): the largest professional association of translators and interpreters in the United States with more than 10,000 members in 90 countries.


  • Academic and research-oriented forums
  • The International Association for Translation and Intercultural Studies (IATIS): a world-wide forum designed to enable scholars from different regional and disciplinary backgrounds to debate issues pertinent to translation and other forms of intercultural communication.
  • The European Society for Translation Studies (EST): an international non-profit organization that promotes research on translation, interpreting, and localization.


  • Journals
  • New Voices in Translation Studies: a refereed electronic journal co-sponsored by IATIS and the Centre for Translation and Textual Studies (CTTS) at Dublin City University.
  • The Translator: a peer-reviewed international journal that publishes original and innovative research on a variety of issues related to translation and interpreting as acts of intercultural communication. 
  • Meta: a peer-reviewed journal that deals with all aspects of translation and interpretation.