Funded International Projects

UBCO-Exeter Excellence Initiative (Faculty of Creative and Critical Studies and Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences)

Catalyst Grant 

Project:  Translating a Multicultural Mediaeval History: An international collaborative project

Summary: This project will recruit students into the MA Translation Studies at Exeter and provide them with specialist training in translating medieval Spanish in La Rioja, Spain.

Collaborators: Francisco Pena, Associate Professor, Department of Languages and World Literatures, UBC Okanagan; Katie Brown, Senior Lecturer in Latin American Studies, Department of Modern Languages and Cultures, University of Exeter; Derek Carr, Professor Emeritus, UBC Vancouver; Michelle Bolduc, Professor in Translation Studies, Modern Languages and Cultures, University of Exeter

Initiator Grant

Project:  Community-based Learning for Just Sustainability: Global Partnerships for Food Sustainability in a time of Emergency

Summary: To explore shared challenges relating to contemporary institutional and civil society responses to food sustainability within the context of the climate emergency.

Collaborators: Rebecca Sandover, Lecturer in Human Geography, Geography, Environment, and Sustainability Research Group, University of Exeter; Jon Corbett, Professor and Director of the Institute for Community Engaged Research (ICER), Community, Culture, and Global Studies, UBC Okanagan; and Lawrence Berg, Professor, Cluster Leader for ICER’s Social, Spatial, and Economic Justice, Community, Culture, and Global Studies, UBC Okanagan.

Project: Pilot project for Old English digital edition of the Soliloquies

Summary: The project consists of developing the design for a digital critical edition of the Old English Soliloquies and readying a portion for publication with SEENET.

Collaborators: Michael Treschow, Associate Professor and Head, Department of English and Cultural Studies, UBC Okanagan and Elizabeth Williamson, Research Fellow in Digital Humanities, DH Lab and English Department, University of Exeter