Dr Enora Lessinger

Senior Lecturer in Modern Languages and Translation

School of Education, Humanities and Languages

Enora Lessinger


Enora Lessinger is a Senior Lecturer in Modern Langauges and Translation at Oxford Brookes University. Originally from France, she holds a masters degree in English studies from the Ecole Normale Supérieure in Lyon, and a PhD in translation studies from the Sorbonne Nouvelle in Paris. She is an avid language-learner and has advanced proficiency in seven languages. She is also a practising freelance translator working with French, Spanish and English.

Teaching and supervision

At Oxford Brookes, she teaches on the B.A. (Hons) in Applied Languages. Her teaching includes mostly advanced French (B2 & C1) and the final-year translation skills module. She also supervises final year student dissertations and is involved in study and work placements in Spain.


Her research focuses mostly on literary translation, including the translation of implicitness and ambiguity in contemporary British fiction, and on the translation of gender across different languages. Other research interests include the translation of humour, audiovisual translation and Bible translation.



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