Posts Tagged ‘Leeds’

Post – Lecturer (Teaching only) in Portuguese (University of Leeds)

By Maria Montt Strabucchi | news

Lecturer (Teaching only) in Portuguese University of Leeds – School of Languages, Cultures and Societies Location: Leeds Salary: £35,550 to £38,833 p.a. Grade 7 Hours: Full Time Contract Type: Fixed-Term/Contract Closes: 18th July 2018 Are you an academic with the enthusiasm and ability to carry out research-led teaching in Lusophone culture and history, and to teach Portuguese language? Are you passionate about delivering an exceptional student experience? As a member of Spanish, Portuguese and Latin American Studies, you will teach across our undergraduate curriculum in Portuguese studies, with a particular focus on Lusophone culture and history. You will [&hellip

Report on Postgraduate Travel Grant 2016: Lourdes Parra Lazcano (University of Leeds)

Report on Postgraduate Travel Grant 2016: Lourdes Parra Lazcano (University of Leeds)

By Maria Montt Strabucchi | blog

WISPS POSTGRADUATE TRAVEL GRANT REPORT BY LOURDES PARRA LAZCANO November 2016 My name is Lourdes Parra Lazcano and I am a PhD Candidate in Spanish, Portuguese and Latin American Studies at the University of Leeds. My PhD thesis explores travel literature by Mexican women writers from 1892 to 2012. I have analysed the works of Laura Méndez de Cuenca, Elena Garro, Rosario Castellanos, María Luisa Puga, Esther Seligson and Myriam Moscona. These writers are best known for their poems, novels and short stories, but they also are travellers who share their ideas about the UK, Europe, Israel, [&hellip

Report on Postgraduate Travel Grants 2017: Leona Blair (Queen’s University, Belfast)

Report on Postgraduate Travel Grants 2017: Leona Blair (Queen’s University, Belfast)

By Maria Montt Strabucchi | blog

WISPS POSTGRADUATE TRAVEL GRANTS REPORT BY LEONA BLAIR November 2017   My name is Leona Blair and I am a PhD student in Modern Languages at Queen’s University, Belfast. I am currently in the process of writing up my thesis which analyses the fictional and theoretical writings of Chicana author, Ana Castillo, who is widely celebrated as a leading figure within Chicana literature. Today, Castillo is best known for her novels, with So Far from God (1993) and The Mixquiahuala Letters (1986) being her most popular works in terms of both scholarly and commercial attention. Her main [&hellip

Report on Postgraduate Travel Grants 2017: Verónica Gómez (Universidad Nacional del Litoral, CONICET)

Report on Postgraduate Travel Grants 2017: Verónica Gómez (Universidad Nacional del Litoral, CONICET)

By Maria Montt Strabucchi | blog

WISPS POSTGRADUATE TRAVEL GRANTS REPORT BY VERÓNICA GÓMEZ November 2017 My name is Verónica Gómez and I come from Argentina. I am a PhD student in Humanities at the Universidad Nacional del Litoral (Santa Fe) and fellow researcher at CONICET. I hold a Bachelor of Modern Literature and Linguistics from the Facultad de Filosofía y Letras (Universidad de Buenos Aires) and an MA in Comparative Cultures and Literatures from the Facultad de Lenguas (Universidad Nacional de Córdoba). I am a member of LitELat (Red de Literatura Electrónica Latinoamericana (http://Litelat.net) and part of INTERCO-SSH (International Cooperation in Social [&hellip

Report on Postgraduate Travel Grants 2017: Isabel Seguí (University of St Andrews)

Report on Postgraduate Travel Grants 2017: Isabel Seguí (University of St Andrews)

By Maria Montt Strabucchi | blog

WISPS POSTGRADUATE TRAVEL GRANTS REPORT BY ISABEL SEGUÍ 14 November 2017 My name is Isabel Seguí. I am a PhD candidate at the Department of Film Studies of the University of St Andrews in Scotland. My participation in the WISPS conference was my first contact with this women’s association, and the experience could not have been better. It started, auspiciously, when the first morning I met Dr Eamon McCarthy on the street. Both of us were lost on Leeds campus. While trying to find the venue of the event, he told me how fantastic this conference always [&hellip

WiSPS Annual Conference 2017

By Maria Montt Strabucchi | news

As part of its celebration of ‘100 years of Spanish’, the University of Leeds is delighted to host the XVIII Annual Women in Spanish, Portuguese and Latin American Studies (WISPS) Conference on Friday 10 and Saturday 11 November 2017. WISPS organises annual conferences to act as a focus for all those in Great Britain and Ireland researching into fields such as anthropology, geography, history, linguistics, literature, politics and audio, film, intermedial, theatre and performance studies, among others, within Luso-Hispanic cultures. WISPS also provides a wide network of trans and cis women researchers interested in feminist, gender and [&hellip

AHGBI Annual Conference CFP

By Maria Montt Strabucchi | news

Call for Papers for the next AHGBI Annual Conference, to take place at the University of Leeds from Monday 26th to Wednesday 28th of March 2018. This will be a fantastic conference, marking the centenary of Spanish, Portuguese and Latin American Studies at Leeds. The deadline for abstracts to be submitted is Friday 6th October 2017 (please see attached CfP for further information). AHGBI2018 Leeds

Screening of Pelo Malo at the University of Leeds

Screening of Pelo Malo at the University of Leeds

By Maria Montt Strabucchi | news

Research group Women’s Paths and the Network for Hispanic and Lusophone Cultural Studies at the University of Leeds will be hosting a screening of Pelo Malo, a discussion by Rebecca Jarman and online Q&A with the director Mariana Rondón next Wednesday 22th February 2017, Clothworkers North Building LT (Cinema), 2.31, 5-8 pm. This event explores Mariana Rondón’s ‘queering’ of the notorious Venezuelan slum, El 23 de Enero, via the film’s androgynous child protagonist Junior and his mediation of the neighbourhood. The discussant, Dr Rebecca Jarman, is a Lecturer in Latin American Cultural Studies and a specialist in Venezuelan film. All are welcome but registration is required at filmpelomalo.eventbrite.co.uk

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