Annalisa Sezzi

University of Modena and Reggio Emilia

Annalisa Sezzi has a Master’s Degree in Literary Translation from the Catholic University of Milan where she also completed her undergraduate studies in Foreign Languages and Literatures. She received her PhD in Comparative Language and Cultural Studies from the University of Modena and Reggio Emilia with a thesis on the translation of picture books. Currently, she teaches English language and didactics at the Department of Education and Humanities, and translation at the Department of Linguistic and Cultural Studies (University of Modena and Reggio Emilia). Her research interests include translation and translation of children’s literature. 

“‘A doll’ said his brother. ‘Don’t be a creep!’” Challenging gender stereotypes and promoting gender diversity in British and American Children’s Picturebooks Translated into Italian