Festschrift in Honour of Christina Schäffner
Edited By Beverly Adab, Peter A. Schmitt and Gregory M. Shreve
Beverley Adab / Albrecht Neubert, Birmingham, Hartenstein: Preface
Beverley Adab / Albrecht Neubert Birmingham, Hartenstein Preface To many of her colleagues in Translation Studies, Christina Schäffner is a para- gon of scholarship, erudition, versatility and collegiality. To me, she is a role model as well. Whenever I waver before venturing into yet another project or taking on yet another professional task, I think of Christina’s indefatigable ef- forts on behalf of Translation Studies, of her diverse interests and of the pains- taking attention she devotes to every commitment—and realize how humble my own efforts are. Christina has left an imprint on so many different areas of TS— as a researcher, an author, an editor, a teacher, an organizer, an EST leader and so much more. But above all, over the years, she has been a wonderful col- league, generously sharing both ideas and resources, enriching us and fostering the sense of harmony and wellbeing that enables us to thrive as discipline. Albrecht Neubert: The Leipzig Chapter Friends and admirers of Christina Schäffner have come together to offer her this volume as a gift of honour, prompted by the occasion of a special birthday. It is a tribute to her remarkable scholarly achievements, her brilliance as a teacher, her morale as an untiring worker and, last but not least, to her charming person- ality. It is and has been a pleasure to know and to work with her. Christina was a highly gifted student at Leipzig University where she grad- uated in 1972 with an MA...
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