Madison Kebler Translates French Book into English

Student hopes to publish work, bring attention to struggles of Muslim women.


Madison Kebler '10

11/19/2009

Madison Kebler '10 is working on her Honors project in French.

Kebler is translating into English a book by feminist writer Maissa Bey. Bey writes about the struggle of women in the Muslim country of Algeria.

"Madison's work will be an excellent contribution to the world of letters and the knowledge of women's history," said Francoise Watts, professor of romance languages and chair of the French department. "With permission of the author, Madison hopes to publish the translation and make Bey's work known in the United States."

Kebler is interested in pursuing a career in French-English translation.