I came to the University of Birmingham with the aim of promoting the language, literature and culture of Galicia. I feel very fortunate that my work consists of sharing my own culture.
Paloma López Serrapio graduated from the University of Vigo (Spain) with a BA in Translation and Interpretation.
She holds a qualification as Sworn Translator and Interpreter granted by the Ministerio de Asuntos Exteriores y de Cooperación (Spain).
During her degree, Paloma López Serrapio majored in English. She also studied French, German and Italian.
Before finishing her degree, she completed several internships as a translator and interpreter.
After concluding her degree, she worked as a Foreign Language Assistant in a secondary school in England.
Galician Language and Culture I
Galician Language and Culture II
Galician Portuguese Medieval Lyric
During the final year of her degree, Paloma López Serrapio was awarded with a scholarship to collaborate with her University Department. Her research project focused on the assessment of the usefulness of translation memory managers.
Together with teaching, Paloma López Serrapio regularly organises cultural activities under the Centre for Galician Studies of the University of Birmingham to promote the language, literature and culture of Galicia.