Dr Sarah Maitland is Senior Lecturer in Translation Studies at Goldsmiths, University of London, where she leads the MA in Translation and the PhD programmes in Translation and Translation by Practice. She is Deputy Editor of the Journal of Specialised Translation and is an elected member of the Executive Council of the International Association for Translation and Intercultural Studies (IATIS). Sarah is author of What is Cultural Translation? published by Bloomsbury Academic, as well as numerous articles on translation theory and practice.
As a professional translator, Sarah is a Memsource Certified Trainer and specialises in theatre translation and subtitling, among other areas. She has translated for the Royal Court Theatre, Cervantes Theatre, CASA Latin American Theatre Festival, Words without Borders magazine, Martin E. Segal Theatre New York, Theatre Royal Bath, and Rose Bruford College of Theatre and Performance, and others.
Sarah is also an active member of Out of the Wings, a collective of theatre-makers, researchers, translators and academics united by a shared love of theatre and the possibilities of cross-border collaboration and exchange that are released when works for the stage are translated for new audiences.