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Elizabeth Lowe PhD

Professor and Director, Center for Translation Studies; Affiliated Faculty, Latin American and Caribbean Studies; Affiliated Faculty, Spanish and Portuguese; Affiliated Faculty, Center for Global Studies; Affiliated Faculty, European Union Center

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Specializations / Research Interest(s)

literary translation, inter-American literary studies, terminology,

Research Description

  • Literary translation, translation theory, terminology, Inter-American literary studies


  • Ph.D. City University of New York


  • NEH Summer Institute for College and University Teachers



  • Cuenca, JP. The Only Happy Ending for a Love Story is an Accident. Trans. Elizabeth Lowe. Tagus Press, 2013.
  • Da Cunha, Euclides. Backlands: The Canudos Campaign. . Trans. Elizabeth Lowe. New York: Penguin, 2010.
  • Lowe, Elizabeth, and Earl E. Fitz. Translation and the Rise of Inter-American Literature. Gainesville, Fl: University Press of Florida, 2007.
  • Translation and the Rise of Inter-American Literature. . Gainesville: University Press of Florida, 2007.

Book Contributions

  • Lowe, Elizabeth. "Retranslation and Historical Revision." A Companion to Translation Studies. Ed. Catherine Porter and Sandra Bermann. Wylie Blackwell, 2014.
  • Wright, Sue E. " “The Life and Works of Alfred Schlomann: Terminology Theory and Globalization.” ." Modern Approaches to Terminological Theories and Applications. . Ed. Heribert Picht. New York: Peter Lang, 2006. 153-161.