J. Archibald, senior faculty lecturer in translation studies at McGill University, has been appointed to the Advisory Board for a collection on language, translation and language didactics, Lingua Traduzione Didattica, published by FrancoAngeli, an Italian academic publishing house. This book series was founded by Anna Cardinaletti, Professor of linguistics at the Ca' Foscari University of Venice, Fabrizio Frasnedi, Professor of linguistics in the Faculty of Humanities at the University of Bologna, and Giuliana Garzone, Professor of linguistics and English translation at the University of Milan.
Archibald has been an invited professor at the University of Milan on several occasions, most recently in 2017, when he gave a lecture series on Translation and War. He has also served on the Italian Research and University Evaluation Agency since 2011. The Agency plays an important role in quality management for the Italian research community.
Other members of the Advisory Board are Paolo Balboni, Ca’ Foscari University of Venice, Maria Vittoria Calvi, University of Milan, Guglielmo Cinque, Ca’ Foscari University of Venice, Michele Cortelazzo, University of Padova, Maurizio Gotti, University of Bergamo, Alessandra Lavagnino, University of Milan, Leo Schena, University of Modena, and Marcello Soffritti, University of Bologna.
The 46 titles in this book series reflect the growing interest in the description and linguistic analysis of written and spoken Italian as well as other modern and ancient languages. Works published in the series are of value to language industry specialists, researchers and students. Authors having published in this series have contributed to advances in translation analysis and intercultural communication. The series also includes a number of works on foreign language didactics and trends in the teaching of translation. Authors tend to combine both theoretical and applied research. All publications are peer reviewed.