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Juanita Vélez Olivera

Doctoral researcher interested in Latin American and Anglosaxon 20th century poetry. Language learning enthusiast.

Works at

Doctoral student at Department of Language Studies Units: Spanish
A, Humanisthuset, korridor HF2 Umeå universitet, 901 87 Umeå

My overall research interest is poetry translation an poetics of translation.

My current research focuses on the poetics of translation from English to Spanish by poet-translators in the mid 20th century in Colombia. 

I am also interested in the liminalities between poetry-plastic arts, intersemiotic translation, and avant-garde poetry in Latin America.