Anne Magnan-Park earned her Ph.D. summa cum laude in English literature from the Université Rennes 2, France. Anne has taught Anglophone and Francophone literature, ESL, and French in three countries (USA, France, and New Zealand). She specializes in Literary Translation, Translation Studies, Pacific and Indigenous Literatures in English, and Francophone Literature.
Anne is the recipient of a Fulbright Fellowship, an International Council for Canadian Studies Award, a Government of Canada Award, and a French Ministry of Education and Research Award for her work on the poetry of Malcolm Lowry. Her co-translation in French of Patricia Grace’s Electric City received a national translation grant from the Centre National du Livre (France).
Her current interest focuses on the concept of hospitality to explore translinguitic and transcultural issues in Māori literature and French immigrant literature.
Anne received two Trustees Teaching Awards (2012 and 2014). She was inducted into FACET (Faculty Colloquium on Excellence in Teaching) in 2015.
In 2015, Anne was a judge for the National Translation Award (NTA - prose).
Anne is thrilled that her students have embraced literary translation. Some of them have presented at a national conference in the field, were awarded SMART Grants, and won prizes at the Undergraduate Research Conference (IU South Bend).