Cecilia Alvstad is Professor of Spanish at the University of Oslo, Norway. She specializes in Translation Studies. She is the academic director of Traveling Texts: Translation and Transnational Reception. Alvstad has recently completed the research project: Voices of Translation: Rewriting Literary Texts in a Scandinavian Context, which had funding from the Norwegian Research Council (2012-2017). She participates in several advisory boards of Translation Studies journals, and was Vice-President of the European Society for Translation Studies (2010-2013) and review editor of Perspectives (2010-2014). Recently she has co-edited the volume Textual and Contextual Voices of Translation published with John Benjamins. A chapter on Jorge Luis Borges in translation and scholarly writing will appear in 2018 in the book Translation and World Literature edited by Susan Bassnett.