Alice Whitmore awarded 2017 Vice Chancellor’s Commendation for Doctoral Thesis Excellence

Dr Alice Whitmore, Assistant Lecturer in Spanish and Latin American Studies, has been awarded the 2017 Vice Chancellor’s Commendation for Doctoral Thesis Excellence for her PhD thesis titled “Tasting Other Tongues: The Translation of Guillermo Fadanelli’s ¿Te veré en el desayuno?

Alice’s thesis, submitted for the PhD in Translation Studies, examines the work of Mexican novelist Guillermo Fadanelli and includes a translation of his 1999 novel ¿Te veré en el desayuno?. The translation, titled See You At Breakfast?, was published by Giramondo in 2016, and is the first of Fadanelli’s novels to be published in English. 

The Vice-Chancellor’s Commendations for Thesis Excellence are awarded annually to outstanding Doctoral and Research Master’s theses. A maximum of five Commendations are awarded each year.