Serena Talento, Research Assistant, Literatures in African Languages

Phone: +49 / 921 / 55-5368
Room: 17 (B III)

Consultation by prior arrangement

Further information:



Serena Talento is Academic Assistant in Literatures in African Langauges, and she is Swahili Instructor at the University of Bayreuth. She is currently pursuing her PhD in Swahili Literature and Sociology of Translation at the Bayreuth International Graduate School of African Studies (BIGSAS). Before she had earned a Master’s degree in Languages and Cultures of Africa at the University of Naples “L’Orientale” (Italy) where she specialised in Swahili Literature. She furthered her academic training in Translation Studies with study stays in Belgium and Zambia.

Research Interests:

Swahili Literature, Literary Translations in Swahili, Sociology of Translation, Translation History, Cognitive Linguistics, Corpus Linguistics.


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