Barbara Pregelj

photo: Aleš Cigale

Translator and culture promoter Barbara Pregelj is assistant professor at the University of Nova Gorica. She has wide translating experience; she translates mostly from Spanish to Slovenian and also from Catalan and Galician language, and also from Slovenian into Spanish. Her translation biography consists of more than 40 books translated into Slovenian and 8 books translated into Spanish. She is also a permanent sworn interpreter for the Spanish language.
Her research is related to the literary canon, and also to different aspects of the reception of Spanish literature in Slovenian literature, Slovenian literature in Spanish speaking countries, traductological problems as well as literary interpretation. Currently she participates in the international research project on Literary and audiovisual translations/adaptations of Don Quixote for children and youth in the linguistic-cultural European systems.
She is also the author of more than 20 scientific articles and 2 books. She participated in many conferences, roundtables, festivals, presentations, workshops etc. (Ljubljana, Maribor, Jablje, Koper, Idrija, Sežana, Velenje, Pamplona, Puebla, Vigo, Lisbon, Pecs, Weimar, Bologna, Madrid, Donostia/San Sebastián, Timisoara, Kragujevac etc.). She organized some important conferences and cultural events.