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My doctoral project examines the representation of nineteenth-century medicine in a selection of Gothic-oriented texts, focusing specifically on the synergies between Peninsular and English representations of phobias and other psychosomatic conditions


Intermediate and Advanced Spanish Language, Literature and Culture

Spanish Language and Literature for Heritage and Native Speakers

(University of Southern California)

Papers and Conferences

  • From Darkness to Madness: Gothic Traces, Sensation Motifs, and the Duality of the Female Psyche in  English and Spanish Fiction (XVIII - XIX Centuries), University of Oxford (March 2017)

  • ACTFL:   Teaching Culture in a Language Class, November 2015, San Diego, CA (USA) 

  • AATSP:   How to Increase Cultural Literacy/Competency in the L2 Classroom, April 25, 2015, Los Angeles, CA (USA)