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Ellen
Elias-Bursac

Ellen Elias-Bursac is a free-lance literary translator and independent scholar  President of the American Literary Translators Association  Cambridge, Massachusetts, USA. She has been working as a literary and community translator since the mid-1970's, starting when she lived in Yugoslavia (Zagreb, Croatia) from 1974 to 1990. Just a year before the war broke out in Yugoslavia, the family moved back to the Boston area where Ellen is from. She taught for ten years in the Slavic Languages and Literatures Department of Harvard University as a preceptor (language instructor). After that she went to work at the International Criminal Tribunal for the former Yugoslavia (ICTY) in The Hague, where she spent a total of six and a half years as a translator/reviser in the English Translation Unit.
Ellen Elias-Bursac is a free-lance literary translator and independent scholar  President of the American Literary Translators Association  Cambridge, Massachusetts, USA. She has been working as a literary and community translator since the mid-1970's, starting when she lived in Yugoslavia (Zagreb, Croatia) from 1974 to 1990. Just a year before the war broke out in Yugoslavia, the family moved back to the Boston area where Ellen is from. She taught for ten years in the Slavic Languages and Literatures Department of Harvard University as a preceptor (language instructor). After that she went to work at the International Criminal Tribunal for the former Yugoslavia (ICTY) in The Hague, where she spent a total of six and a half years as a translator/reviser in the English Translation Unit.
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