I am currently teaching MA courses on Translation Studies, Translator's Tools, and Advanced Translation, in addition to supervising theses and internships. In previous years I also taught courses on Multimodal Translation, Subtitling, Literary Translation, Stylistics, Metaphor Studies, Academic Writing and Presentation Skills. My research focuses on Translation Studies, Metaphor Studies and Stylistics.
Fields of interest
Metaphor studies; corpus linguistics; stylistics; genre analysis; translation studies
I am currently continuing my research on metaphor in fiction, and am particularly interested in starting new projects on metaphor and translation, and metaphor and health communication.
I am currently teaching Language Acquisition 1 (BA), Language Acquisition 3 (BA), Language Acquisition 4 (BA), Language Acquisition 5 (Stylistics) (BA), Vertalen Engels-Nederlands (minor), Vertalen Nederlands-Engels (minor), Multimodal Translation (MA), Subtitling and Localization (MA), and Metaphor, Genre and Style (MA).
|2012-current||Assistant Professor, English Linguistics and Translation, Leiden University|
|2011-2012||Lecturer, English Linguistics and Translation, VU University Amsterdam|
|2005-2011||PhD Metaphor Studies, VU University Amsterdam|
|2003-2005||MA ICT and Translation, VU University Amsterdam|
|2000-2003||BA English Language and Culture, VU University Amsterdam|
Propedeuse Algemene Letteren, Universiteit Utrecht
Dorst, A.G. (2011). Personification in discourse: linguistic forms, conceptual structures and communicative functions. Language and Literature 20 (2), 113-135.
Dorst, A.G., Steen, G.J. and G. Mulder (2011). Recognition of personifications in fiction by non-expert readers. Metaphor and the Social World 1 (2), 174-201.
Steen, G.J., Dorst, A.G., Herrmann, J.B., Kaal, A.A., and T. Krennmayr (2010). Metaphor in Usage. Cognitive Linguistics 21 (4), 765-796.
Steen, G.J., Dorst, A.G., Herrmann, J.B., Kaal, A.A., Krennmayr, T., and T. Pasma (2010). A Method for Linguistic Metaphor Identification: From MIP to MIPVU. Amsterdam and Philadelphia: John Benjamins.
Steen, G.J., Biernacka, E.A., Dorst, A.G., Kaal, A.A., López-Rodríguez, I., and T. Pasma (2010). Pragglejaz in practice: Finding metaphorically used words in natural discourse. In: Low, G., Tod, Z., Deignan, A., and L. Cameron (eds), Researching and Applying Metaphor in the Real World, 165-184. Amsterdam and Philadelphia: John Benjamins.
- For previous publications, please visit: https://www.researchgate.net/profile/Lettie_Dorst
- Associate Editor Metaphor and the Social World
- Bestuurslid (conference secretary)