Iberian and Latin American Studies

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Elena Carrera

Senior Lecturer In Hispanic Studies
Room : Arts One 127
+44 (0)20 7882 8429

Research interests : History of ideas, critical theory, early modern autobiography, gender and power in early modern Spain, history of madness, the emotions in medieval and early modern Europe

Patricia D'Allemand

Senior Lecturer in Hispanic Studies
Room : Arts One 122
+44 (0)20 7882 8296

Research interests : Latin American literature, cultural history and history of ideas, with particular emphasis upon Colombia, the Andean region and Southern Cone countries

Trevor Dadson

Professor of Hispanic Studies
Room : Arts One
+44 (0)20 7882 5738

Research interests : Spanish Golden Age (poetry, Cervantes, textual editing, book ownership and literacy, cultural, literary and social history); contemporary Spanish poetry (1950-the present)

Angela Dorado-Otero

Postdoctoral Teaching and Research Fellow in Iberian and Latin American Studies

Rosa Vidal Doval

Departmental exams coordinator
Room : Arts One 1.26
+44 (0)20 7882 8430

Research interests : Medieval Spanish history, anti-Semitism, conversos, religious polemics, preaching and sermons

Mar Encinas-Puente

Spanish Language and Year Abroad Coordinator
Room : Arts One 129B
+44 (0) 20 7882 8326

Research interests : Language course design (on-line teaching and traditional programs). Vocabulary acquisition for medical, legal, journalistic and financial professions. Spanish & Latin-American literature and cinema.


Room : Arts One 134
+44 (0)20 7882 8302

Research interests : Migration, Multilingualism & Culture; Censorship, Exile & Cultural Resistance; Contemporary Iberian & Latin American Studies (Cuba, Central America, & Spain); Poetry, Drama, Art and Film; Comparative Literature and Culture

Frances Goodingham

Brazilian Portuguese Leitora
Room : Arts One 140C
+44 (0)20 7882 8295

Research interests : Portuguese Language Teaching; Brazilian Studies; Cultural Politics; Cultural History; Afro-Brazilian Culture

John London

Chair of Department, Director of Centre for Catalan Studies
Room : 1.33 Arts One

Research interests : Catalan culture; European theatre; Fascist culture; Futurism; translation (theory, history, and practice)

Luisa Marti

Lecturer in Hispanic Linguistics
Room : Arts One 1.24
+44 (0)20 7882 8323

Research interests : Semantics and its interfaces with morpho-syntax and pragmatics

Guilherme Perdigao Murta

Brazilian Leitor
Room : Arts One 140C
+44 (0)20 7882 8295

Parvati Nair

Professor of Hispanic, Cultural and Migration Studies
Room : Arts One 118
+44 (0)20 7882 8317

Research interests : Theories and representations of migration, mobility, urban spaces, displacement, ethnicity and gender

Ester Pou

Catalan Language Assistant
Room : Arts One 140C
+44 (0)20 7882 8324

Research interests : Twentieth-century Catalan Women Writers, Translation and Gender Studies

Christopher Pountain

Emeritus Professor of Spanish Linguistics
+44 (0)20 7882 8323

Research interests : The linguistics of Spanish and the Romance languages, Historical syntax, Variation in the history of Spanish, Language standardization, Language contact, Using corpora in linguistic research

Xelo Sanmateu

Senior Language Instructor in Spanish
Room : Arts One 140B
+44 (0)20 7882 8327

Else Vieira

Coordinator of Portuguese; Reviews Editor of the Hispanic Research Journal; Director of Graduate Programmes in Hispanic Studies
Room : Arts One 141B
+44 (0)20 7882 8335

Research interests : Brazilian Studies and Cinema; Lusophone African Cinema; Argentine and Chilean Cinemas; Gender Studies; Translation Studies.

Eli Vilar

Spanish Language Instructor
Room : Arts One 140B
+44 (0)20 7882 8336

Research interests : Pragmatics, English as a Second Language, English as a Lingua Franca, Internet-based resources for language teaching, Creating on-line materials

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