Axis “Language, belonging, and plurilingualism”

Gillian Lane-Mercier

Gillian Lane-Mercier

Regular Member

Portrait of Gillian Lane-MercierAffiliation

Full Professor, Department of French Language Literatures, Translation and Creative Writing (McGill University)

Research interests

Literary avant-gardes; contemporary English-Quebec literature; theories of the novel; traductology; sociology of translation; Canadian history of literary translation; identity and literary alterity; 20th century French literature



Contact information

853, Sherbrooke St. West
Office ARTS 255B
Montreal (Quebec)
Canada H3A 0E4
Phone: (514) 398-4400, ext. 089712

gillian.lane-mercier [at] (> Email)

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Ongoing projects

  • "La fiction anglo-québécoise en traduction française depuis 1976 : agents, agencies, textes"
  • "Toward a Typology of Official Translator Behaviours"


Selected publications

Gillian Lane-Mercier, Denise Merkle and Jane Koustas (dir.). National Languages, Minority Languages, and Official Language Policies, Montréal, McGill-Queen’s University Press (in revision).

Gillian Lane-Mercier. "From English into French: Literary Translation as a Measure of the (Inter)Cultural Vitality of Québec’s Anglophone Communities", in Stéphan Gervais, Rafaele Iacovino and Mary Anne Putanen (dir.),Living in Québec: Interdisciplinary Perspectives on Intercultural Relations, Montréal, McGill-Queen’s University Press, 2017.

Gillian Lane-Mercier, Denise Merkle and Reine Meylaerts (dirs.). Meta : Journal des traducteurs, vol. LIX, n° 3, 2014.

Gillian Lane-Mercier (dir.). Québec Studies, n° 44, 2007-2008.

Gillian Lane-Mercier (dir.). TTR : traduction, terminologie, rédaction, vol. XIX, n° 1, 2006.

Annick Chapdelaine and Gillian Lane-Mercier. Faulkner. Une expérience de retraduction, Montréal, Presses de l’Université de Montréal, 2001.

Annick Chapdelaine and Gillian Lane-Mercier (dir.). TTR : traduction, terminologie, rédaction, vol. VII, n° 2 , 1994.

Gillian Lane-Mercier. La parole romanesque, Paris, Klincksieck, 1989.

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