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Dr Ben BolligDr Ben Bollig

Faculty Lecturer in Spanish American Literature; Fellow and Tutor in Spanish, St Catherine’s College; and Associate Lecturer in Spanish, St John’s College
St Catherine's College, Manor Road,  OX1 3UJ
Email: benjamin.bollig@mod-langs.ox.ac.uk 
Tel: 01865 281193 

Research

Latin American literature, culture and film, with a particular focus on contemporary Argentine poetry.

Teaching

Across the whole of the Prelims (first-year) course and Latin American options for FHS (second and final year), including literature and film.

Graduate Supervision

I am currently supervising MPhil and DPhil students working on aspects of Latin American and particularly Southern Cone literature and cultural studies. I would welcome potential graduate students working on Latin American literature, culture and film.

Selected Publications

Activismo poético. Ensayos sobre la poesía argentina contemporánea. (Chubut, Arg.: Espacio Hudson, April 2013)

Modern Argentine Poetry. Displacement, Exile and Migration (University of Wales Press, 2011)
Resistance and Emancipation: Cultural and Poetic Practices, ed. with Arturo Casas (Oxford/Bern: Peter Lang, 2011)

Los colores de la espera. Antología de nueva poesía saharaui, ed. and with an introduction by Pablo San Martín and Ben Bollig (Chubut, Arg.: Espacio Hudson, 2010, second edition 2011)

La causa clínica. The Clinical Cause (Anthology). Poems by Cristian Aliaga, translated with an introduction by Ben Bollig, with a preface by Arturo Carrera (Manchester Spanish and Portuguese Studies New Series Volume 1, 2011)
Contemporary Argentine Poetry. A Bilingual Selection, 2 volumes, selection, translation and introduction by Ben Bollig (Buenos Aires: Eloísa Cartonera, 2010)                                                                                        
Néstor Perlongher. The Poetic Search for an Argentine Marginal Voice, (University of Wales Press, 2008)
Treinta y uno – Thirty One. An Anthology of Saharaui Resistance Poetry, ed. and with an introduction by Pablo San Martín and Ben Bollig (Leeds, Sandblast: 2007)