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John Patrick Leech

Associate Professor

Department of Interpreting and Translation

Academic discipline: L-LIN/12 Language and Translation - English

Research

Keywords: national identity history of linguistic thought Ireland and migration applied linguistics history of translation


History of translation: French-English translation in the eighteenth century with particular reference to radical thinkers.

The cultural construction of national identity: issue of race and migration; national identity in and historiography; heritage and public memory in Britain.

History of linguistic thought: analysis of linguistic thought with particular reference to the history of terminology, and ‘plain style’.

Irish studies: with particular reference to Irish migration to Europe and European influences on Ireland in the eighteenth century.

Applied linguistics: teaching readings skills to foreign learners; loan words and hybridity in English.