Dr Rhianedd Jewell

BA (Rhydychen), MSt (Rhydychen), DPhil (Rhydychen)

Dr Rhianedd Jewell

Senior Lecturer in Professional Welsh

Department of Welsh and Celtic Studies

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Rhianedd is a Lecturer in Professional Welsh. After completing her BA degree in Modern Languages (French and Italian) at Oxford University, Rhianedd went on to complete an MSt and DPhil in Italian Literature. The subject of her doctorate was the Sardinian author, Grazia Deledda, with particular focus on language, narrative and identity in this author's work. Rhianedd worked as Oxford University's Celtic Lector before starting work as a lecturer in Welsh at Swansea University in 2012. She joined the Department of Welsh and Celtic Studies at Aberystwyth University in September 2013.


Module Coordinator

Rhianedd is mainly responsible for the Professional Welsh degree scheme. As the Department's Second Language Tutor, Rhianedd also coordinates a number of the second language modules.


Rhianedd has a particular interest in the field of translation studies, especially literary translations from European languages into Welsh. She is also researching in the area of professional translation, women's literature, and the relationship between Welsh literature and Italy.



The Saunders Lewis Memorial Scholarship (2013)

Burgen Scholarship (awarded by Academia Europaea) (2016)

Dillwyn Medal in the Creative Arts and Humanities (awarded by the Learned Society of Wales) (2018)


Huws, CF, Jewell, R & Binks, H 2022, 'A legislative theatre study of simultaneous interpretation in legal proceedings'.
Huws, CF, Binks, H, Jewell, R & Schwede, L 2022, 'Gwrandawiadau o bell a theatr ddeddfu/Remote hearings and legislative theatre (in Welsh with simultaneous interpretation)'.
Jewell, R 2019, 'Crefft Cyfieithu Gwaith Gwyn Thomas: Dadansoddi Diwéddgan', Llên Cymru, vol. 42, no. 1, pp. 70-95. 10.16922/lc.42.5
Jewell, R 2018, Constructing the Self in Language and Narrative: The Work of Grazia Deledda. Troubador, Leicester.
Jewell, R 2017, Her a Hawl Cyfieithu Dramâu: Saunders Lewis, Samuel Beckett a Molière. Y Meddwl a'r Dychymyg Cymreig, Gwasg Prifysgol Cymru | University of Wales Press.
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