• 19 May 2018 • Maria Montt Strabucchi • news

    CFP (edited volume) The Other Fridas: Latin American Women Artists Who Challenged Society

    The Other Fridas: Latin American Women Artists Who Challenged Society Editors: Luciana Namorato (Associate Professor, Indiana University Bloomington) and Débora Thomé (PhD Candidate UFF-Brazil, writer, and political scientist) Latin America has produced a number of talented and innovative women artists during the XIX and XX centuries. Mexican painter Frida Kahlo, for instance, is one of the most well-known artists in the Western world nowadays. However, unlike Kahlo, many Latin American women artists still remain obscure in their region and sometimes even in their native countries. Influential Latin American women in the fields of literature, visual arts, and [&hellip

  • 19 May 2018 • Maria Montt Strabucchi • news

    Expressions of Interest invited for Marie Skłodowska-Curie Fellowships Competition 2018 (Warwick Hispanic Studies)

    Expressions of Interest invited for Marie Skłodowska-Curie Fellowships Competition 2018   WARWICK HISPANIC STUDIES The School of Modern Languages and Cultures at the University of Warwick invites expressions of interest for individual Marie Skłodowska-Curie fellowships (https://ec.europa.eu/research/mariecurieactions/node_en ), to be held in one or more of its constituent sections (French Studies, German Studies, Hispanic Studies, Italian Studies). These fellowships, lasting two to three years (depending on the specific scheme), are meant for the most promising researchers, typically coming from outside the UK, or who will have been in the UK for less than 12 months by the application deadline in September. Fellows will find [&hellip

  • 15 May 2018 • Maria Montt Strabucchi • news

    Between the Frames: Politics and Visual Print Media from Spain since 1975 (University of Cambridge)

    BETWEEN THE FRAMES: Politics and Visual Print Media from Spain since 1975 18-19 May 2018 The Bowett Room, Queens’ College, University of Cambridge  This two-day conference re-examines the legacy of the Spanish Transition to democracy. Centring on visual print media (comics, tebeos, cartoons, and graphic novels) published from 1975 to the present, we engage the repressive structures out of which a democratic regime was forged in the late 1970s and early 1980s. Divided into two parts, on its first day, our speakers consider how artists traced the highly fraught Transition from 1975-1985. Its second day, which focusses on [&hellip

  • 9 May 2018 • Maria Montt Strabucchi • news

    Position: 2 year post Lecturer/Assistant Professor of Spanish at University College Dublin

    Applications are invited for a 2 year post in the position of Lecturer/Assistant Professor of Spanish at University College Dublin. Please see below for further details. Applications should be submitted via the website at: https://www.ucd.ie/workatucd/jobs/. Lecturer/Assistant Professor in Spanish, UCD School of Languages, Cultures and Linguistics, Temporary, 2 years   The School of Languages, Cultures and Linguistics wishes to make a temporary appointment for a Lecturer in Spanish, with expertise in twentieth-century Spanish poetry and theatre, along with an ability to teach classes on Golden Age Literature and experience in language teaching at university undergraduate level. This is [&hellip

  • 9 May 2018 • Maria Montt Strabucchi • news

    Position: Lecturer in Latin American History (University of York)

    Lecturer in Latin American History University of York – Department of History Location: York Salary: £38,832 a year. Grade 7 Hours: Full Time Contract Type: Fixed-Term/Contract Placed on: 8th May 2018 Closes: 6th June 2018 Job Ref: 6637 Contract Type: Fixed Term – 12 months The Department of History seeks to appoint a Lecturer in Latin American History. The position is based in the Department of History, Heslington, and available from 10 September 2018 – 9 September 2019. You will be responsible for developing and delivering teaching across the Department within the area of Latin American History; carrying out [&hellip

  • 9 May 2018 • Maria Montt Strabucchi • news

    MA funding at The University of Manchester

    In 2018-2019, the School of Arts, Cultures and Languages at the University of Manchester will be offering two MA scholarships in its MA in Modern Languages and Cultures from the legacy of Winifred Margaret Dodd Borland. The scholarships of £10,000 each are to be offered to students wishing to work on Spanish, Hispanic American or Russian topics.   The School of Arts, Cultures and Languages at the University of Manchester invites application to its Masters in Modern Languages and Cultures. Our MA Modern Languages and Cultures master’s course prepares students for further research in constituent disciplines, but it is also aimed at [&hellip

  • 28 Apr 2018 • Maria Montt Strabucchi • news

    Position: Assistant Lecturer/Lecturer in Spanish (University of the West Indies)

    Assistant Lecturer/Lecturer in Spanish University of the West Indies – Department of Modern Languages and Linguistics Location: Saint Augustine – Trinidad And Tobago Hours: Full Time Contract Type: Permanent Closes: 6th May 2018 The successful candidate must possess a Doctorate in Translation Studies (Spanish must be among the chosen language pair/s) with considerable teaching experience at the tertiary level and areas of specialization in one or more of the following: literary translation and reception the history of translation corpus-based translation studies gender issues in translation news translation Further consideration will be given to candidates who possess: Native [&hellip

  • 28 Apr 2018 • Maria Montt Strabucchi • news

    Position: Tutor in Portuguese (University of Warwick)

    Tutor in Portuguese University of Warwick – School of Modern Languages and Cultures Location: Coventry Closes: 26th May 2018 Permanent Position (Part Time) 18.25 hours (0.5 FTE) You will be suitably qualified to teach Portuguese on both the academic and Lifelong Language Learning programmes. You will have teaching experience in higher education, and ideally you will possess a language teaching qualification. You should be able to teach Portuguese language at all levels and will contribute to teaching-related activities, such as materials, assessment and e-learning design. You will also be expected to take on specific administrative responsibilities. Full [&hellip

  • 27 Apr 2018 • Maria Montt Strabucchi • news

    WISPS Study Day – April 28, 2018

    WISPS STUDY DAY Saturday 28 April 2018 10am University of London, Senate House, Malet St Map: https://www.ucl.ac.uk/maps/senate-house IMLR, Room 243   Guest speaker: Professor Wendy Ayres Bennett, University of Cambridge (http://www.meits.org/project-team/team/wendy-ayres-bennett)   Programme 10.00-10.10 Introduction 10.10-10.40 Working on and putting together a multi-institutional and multi-disciplinary research project 10.40-11.00 Questions and discussion 11.00-11.30 Innovative ways of working and opportunities for collaboration: interdisciplinarity, external partners, impact, flexible funding 11.30-12.00 Discussion and questions 12-12.30 Discussion of future study days 12.30-1pm Refreshments and networking &nbsp

  • 27 Apr 2018 • Maria Montt Strabucchi • news

    V Latin American Cultural Colloquium (The University of Edinburgh)

    May 21-22 V Latin American Cultural Colloquium (The University of Edinburgh) Join us for this year’s Latin American Cultural Colloquium, with guest speaker Dr Luis Cárcamo-Huechante, from University of Texas-Austin & Comunidad de Historia Mapuche. Dr Cárcamo-Huechante will open proceedings with a Keynote address in English on Monday 21st May at 5pm, followed by a Masterclass on Tuesday 22nd May. The Keynote will be delivered in English and the Masterclass will require reading ability in Spanish. The event is free and open to undergraduates, postgraduates and researchers especially interested in Latin American Cultural Studies and Indigenous Studies. A booking [&hellip