Sara Khan


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


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

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