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Hilla Karas is the chair of the Department of Translation and Interpreting Studies at Bar-Ilan University, Israel. She focuses on subjects related to intralingual diachronic translation, heterolingualism, the status of the translated text, visual and graphic aspects of translation. She has published in leading journals such as Target, Translation and Interpreting Studies, Perspectives and Journal of Langauge and Politics. She also translated works by several French thinkers into Hebrew, including Derrida, Kristeva and Barthes.


Intralingual translation

Translation and national identity

Theory of translation

Intertemporal/Diachronic translation


About Me

Hilla Karas teaches at the Department of Translation and Interpreting Studies at Bar Ilan University. Her areas of research include theory of translation; translations of medieval literary texts into modern languages, especially French; intralingual intertemporal translations; heterolingual texts; and other non-prototypical cases of translation. She has published in French, Hebrew and English.

Education/Academic qualification

PhD, Tel Aviv University

Oct 2007Jun 2011

Award Date: 30 Jun 2011

Master's Degree, Tel Aviv University

Oct 2001Jun 2003

Award Date: 30 Jun 2003

Bachelor, Tel Aviv University

Oct 1992Jun 1995

Award Date: 30 Jun 1995


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