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Faculty of Modern and Medieval Languages and Linguistics

 

Dr James Womack

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Position(s): 
Language Teaching Officer (ADTIS)
Language Centre Bye-Fellow, Fitzwilliam College
Affiliated Lecturer, Spanish and Portuguese Section
Department/Section: 
Spanish & Portuguese
Faculty of Modern & Medieval Languages
Contact details: 
Telephone number: 
67121
Location: 

Faculty of Modern & Medieval Languages
Raised Faculty Building
University of Cambridge
Sidgwick Avenue
Cambridge
CB3 9DA
United Kingdom

Language Centre

17 Mill Lane

Cambridge CB2 3PT

About: 

James Womack is a bye-fellow at Fitzwilliam College, where he teaches Spanish and English literature. He also teaches Spanish and Russian translation for the MML Faculty, and is a Teaching Officer on the ADTIS (Academic Development and Training for International Students) Programme at the Language Centre.

Teaching interests: 
  • Twentieth and twenty-first century European poetry

    Translation

    Spanish, Russian and English nineteenth and twentieth-century fiction

    Science fiction

    Creative Writing

    Academic study skills

Research interests: 

Translation

Contemporary poetry

Recent research projects: 

Dr Womack has recently completed a monograph on W.H. Auden as a translator.

Published works: 

Misprint (poems, 2012)

‘Vladimir Mayakovsky’ and Other Poems (translations, 2016)

On Trust: A Book of Lies (poems, 2017)