French Lectrice at St Hugh's CollegeRead more »
Dr Diana Berruezo-Sánchez
Honorary Research Fellow
BA Spanish Philology, BA Italian Philology, M.A. Romance Philology, PhD Spanish Philology (University of Barcelona)
Dr María del Pilar Blanco
I teach and research Central, South American, and Caribbean literature from the second half of the nineteenth century to the present. My work explores connections between literature and science, periodical cultures, and international modernisms.
Professor of Spanish American Literature. Fellow and Tutor in Spanish at St Catherine's. Associate Lecturer at St John's. Ben Bollig's St Catz webpage.
Latin American literature, culture and film, with a particular focus on contemporary Argentine poetry.
Dr Elisabeth Bolorinos Allard
Junior Research Fellow at Magdalen College
My research centres on the question of how cultural identity is defined in relation to ethnicity, language, and faith in colonialist and nationalist ideologies.
Dr Alice Brooke
Associate Professor in Spanish, Merton CollegeRead more »
Dr Imogen Choi
Associate Professor of Spanish
Professor Juan-Carlos Conde
Honorary Faculty Research Fellow
Dr Conde’s main field of research is medieval Hispanic literature. He is the author of different publications on Pablo de Santa María, Poema de mio Cid, Celestina, Juan de Lucena’s Diálogo de vita beata, medieval historiography, medieval translation, and other topics related to that period. Others of his fields of expertise, in which he has also published extensively, are the history of the Spanish language (especially lexical history), textual criticism, bibliography, history of the book, and manuscript studies.
Lecturer in Spanish
Spanish language, translation, grammar, writing skills and oral skills.
Xon de Ros
Professor of Modern Spanish Studies
Spanish literature of the modern period (C19th and C20th), especially modernismo, poetry, cinema, music and the visual arts. More recently my interests have extended to questions of gender and sexual difference in representation. Member of the Advisory Board of the Centre for Iberian and Latin American Visual Studies (CILAVS: http://www.bbk.ac.uk/cilavs/ ), University of London (Birkbeck), and of the Centre for the Study of Contemporary Women’s Writing (CCWW: http://www.igrs.sas.ac.uk/research/CCWW.htm ) at the Institute of Germanic & Romance Studies, University of London (IGRS). Member of the editorial committee of HiPLAM (Hispanic, Portuguese and Latin American Monographs Bristol, and of FEDRO. Revista de estética y teoría de las artes (www.institucional.us.es/fedro ) of the University of Seville.
Prof D Hook
Medieval Hispanic studies, with particular emphasis on literary and manuscript studies and the history of the book. Publications include articles on aspects of the texts and manuscripts of epic, balladry, chronicles, popular religious legends and other works, and the manuscript collector Sir Thomas Phillipps and his circle.
Dr L Lonsdale
Dr Laura Lonsdale, MA (Oxon), PhD.
Associate Professor in Modern Spanish Literature, Fellow of The Queen’s College
Prof Martin D Maiden
Professor of the Romance Languages, Fellow of Trinity College
Martin Maiden’s principal research interests are in the field of the history of the Romance languages (with particular attention to inflexional morphology and dialectology), general historical linguistics, general morphological theory. While the main focus of his attention is Italo-Romance and Daco-Romance (Romanian), he maintains strong interests in French, Spanish, Dalmatian, Romansh and other Romance languages.
Dr D P Moran
My broad area of research is twentieth Spanish American literature, with a particular interest in the avant-garde poetry of the 1920s and 1930s, especially that of Neruda and Vallejo. I am currently working on two series of commentaries, one on a selection of poems from Neruda’s Residencia en la tierra, the other on poems from Vallejo’s Trilce, focusing in particular on specific problems of interpretation and evaluation raised by difficult poetry. I am also interested in prose fiction, especially that of Julio Cortázar and Mario Vargas Llosa.
Ms María Morrás
Honorary Research Fellow
Permanent Position: Senior Lecturer of Spanish Literature at Universitat Pompeu Fabra (Barcelona). PhD at UCalifornia at Berkeley and Doctorado en Literaturas Hispánicas at the Univ. Autónoma de Barcelona. Visiting professor at UC Berkeley, Università di Pavia, U de Ferrara, Univ. of Pennsylvania and Univ. of Chicago, and Visiting Researcher at Cambridge Univ., U. of Nottingham and Queen Mary, at UCL.
Dr J Muñoz-Basols
Honorary Faculty Research Fellow
Javier Muñoz-Basols’ principal research interests are: Spanish language, translation studies, applied linguistics, stylistics and literary linguistics, humour studies and cultural studies. He has also published on Early-modern and medieval Spanish literature, Latin American cultural studies and modern Spanish literature. His current research focuses on cross-linguistic lexical influence and the interaction between language and culture in various settings, including contemporary literature and humour.
Dr O Noble Wood
University Lecturer in Golden Age Spanish Literature
Oliver Noble Wood’s research interests focus on sixteenth and seventeenth-century Spanish culture, with particular emphasis on Baroque poetry, painting, and history of the book.
Dr Roy Norton
Senior Research Fellow in Spanish, Pembroke College
The literature of the Spanish Golden Age (sixteenth and seventeenth centuries) and, in particular, theatre and religious culture. Roy has recently completed a critical edition of San Nicolás de Tolentino, a saint’s play by the period’s most prolific dramatist, Lope de Vega. He is currently working on the reception of the writings of St Teresa of Ávila in early modern England; Spanish literature depicting England’s Tudor monarchs, in particular, Antonio Coello’s Elizabeth Tudor play, El conde de Sex; innuendo in Lope de Vega’s religious drama; and a companion volume to Calderón de la Barca.
Roy is a member of the editorial board of the Bulletin of the Comediantes and he acts as an expert evaluator for the Spanish government research agency, the Agencia Estatal de Investigación (Ministerio de Ciencia e Innovación).
Dr Marc Olivier
Departmental Lecturer in French Linguistics
Dr Daniela Omlor
Associate Professor of Modern Spanish Peninsular Literature
My research focuses on contemporary Spanish literature, with a particular emphasis on memory, trauma and exile. For my first monograph I examined the role of memory and self-representation in the works of Jorge Semprún. Currently, I am exploring the interaction between memory and fiction in recent novels by Javier Cercas, Javier Marías and Antonio Muñoz Molina and others, in order to investigate how the recovery of historical memory in Spanish novels increasingly extends beyond the Spanish Civil War.
Prof Jonathan W Thacker
King Alfonso XIII Professor of Spanish Studies and Fellow of Exeter College
Jonathan Thacker’s main research interests are in the Spanish Golden Age. He has written on the prose and drama of Miguel de Cervantes and on various aspects of Golden-Age drama, including its metatheatrical elements, its translation and performance, and its ideological content. He is a member of the ARTELOPE project at the Univeristy of Valencia and the ProLope group at the Autònoma in Barcelona. He is also an investigator on the AHRC-funded ‘Out of the Wings’ project which seeks to disseminate information about and encourage performance of Spanish theatre in English translation. He has acted as a consultant on productions of Golden Age theatre including at the Royal Shakespeare Company. He is Series Editor for Aris and Phillips Hispanic Classics, published by Liverpool University Press.
Dr Olivia Vázquez-Medina
Associate Professor in Spanish, Fellow of Wadham College, Lecturer at St Hugh's
My research centres on modern and contemporary Spanish American fiction, with a particular interest in the historical novel, illness, embodiment, eco-criticism, affect, and emotion.