Sara Khan

Email: Sara.Khan-4@postgrad.manchester.ac.uk

Previous Education

MA in Translation and Interpreting Studies, University of Manchester
BA (hons) Linguistics and Middle Eastern Languages, University of Manchester

Thesis Title

Translating the ‘holy untranslatable’ for children: A sociological approach to the field of Qur’an translation

Supervisors

Dr. Maeve Olohan and Dr. Matthew Philpotts

Research Summary

My research focuses on the translation of the Qur’an for children. Taking a sociological approach, my thesis will involve a textual and contextual analysis of a corpus of four texts; all the existing Anglophone translations of the Qur’an written specifically for children:

Research interests

– Translation
– Intercultural studies
– Children’s literature
– Religious texts