Modern Languages and Translation Studies

20th and 21st-Century Literature and Cultural Studies

Dr Rabah Aissaoui

  • Immigration
  • Ethnicity
  • Nationalism
  • Colonial history
  • Postcolonialism
  • French and Francophone politics, culture and identity
  • Discourse analysis and mass communication (France and Francophone world)

Dr Nicole Fayard

  • Performing arts
  • Shakespeare in France
  • Translation and interpreting
  • Gender studies and sexualities
  • Gender violence
  • Trauma and reparation
  • Literature
  • Autobiography

Dr Elizabeth Jones

  • Life writing
  • Autofiction
  • French and Francophone literature
  • Cultural geography
  • Literary cartography
  • Medical humanities
  • Algerian women's writing

Dr Marion Krauthaker

  • Gender and sexuality studies
  • 19th-20th century French literature
  • French cinema and visual culture
  • Representations of norms, margins and power dynamics
  • Life writings and autofiction
  • Diversity and modern languages

Dr Fransiska Louwagie

  • Holocaust literature
  • Jewish literature
  • Migrant writers
  • Self-translation
  • Bande dessinée
  • Contemporary literature

Dr Sheldon Penn

  • 20th-century and contemporary Mexican literature
  • Latin American cinema
  • Latin American ‘Boom’ literature
  • Mexican intellectual and cultural history
  • The cinema of Luis Buñuel
  • Applications of continental philosophy and critical theory to Latin American arts

Dr Marina Spunta

  • 20th/21st-century Italian literature and cultural studies
  • Postwar Italian cinema
  • Postwar Italian photography; photography and literature
  • Space, place, landscape studies
  • Orality and vocality

Dr Simona Storchi

  • 20th-century Italian literature and cultural studies
  • Classicism and modernity
  • Italian intellectual and cultural history
  • Italian modernism and avant-garde (literature and visual arts)
  • Fascism and culture

Dr Maite Usoz de la Fuente

  • Cultural production in Spain from 1975 to the present
  • The movida madrileña
  • Contemporary women’s writing in Spain
  • 'Literatura de la crisis'
  • Postmodernism in Spain

Dr Lesley Wylie

  • Latin American literature, in particular the Novela de la Selva
  • Colombian literature
  • Testimonio
  • Travel writing
  • Literary geography
  • Postcolonial studies

Dr Yan Ying

  • Literary translation in practice
  • Chinese literature in English translation
  • Migrant literature

Film Studies, Photography and Visual Culture

Dr Clara Garavelli

  • Argentine cinema
  • Latin American cinema
  • Hispanic documentary film
  • Videoart
  • Experimental film and video

Dr Nicole Fayard

  • Performing arts
  • Shakespeare in France
  • Translation and interpreting
  • Gender studies and sexualities
  • Gender violence
  • Trauma and reparation
  • Literature
  • Autobiography

Dr Fransiska Louwagie

  • Holocaust literature
  • Jewish literature
  • Migrant writers
  • Self-translation
  • Bande dessinée
  • Contemporary literature

Dr Sheldon Penn

  • 20th-century and contemporary Mexican literature
  • Latin American cinema
  • Latin American ‘Boom’ literature
  • Mexican intellectual and cultural history
  • The cinema of Luis Buñuel
  • Applications of continental philosophy and critical theory to Latin American arts

Dr Marina Spunta

  • 20th/21st-century Italian literature and cultural studies
  • Postwar Italian cinema
  • Postwar Italian photography; photography and literature
  • Space, place, landscape studies
  • Orality and vocality

Dr Simona Storchi

  • 20th-century Italian literature and cultural studies
  • Classicism and modernity
  • Italian intellectual and cultural history
  • Italian modernism and avant-garde (literature and visual arts)
  • Fascism and culture

Dr Maite Usoz de la Fuente

  • Cultural production in Spain from 1975 to the present
  • The movida madrileña
  • Contemporary women’s writing in Spain
  • 'Literatura de la crisis'
  • Postmodernism in Spain

French and Francophone Studies

Dr Rabah Aissaoui

  • Immigration
  • Ethnicity
  • Nationalism
  • Colonial history
  • Postcolonialism
  • French and Francophone politics, culture and Identity
  • Discourse analysis and mass communication (France and Francophone world)

Dr Nicole Fayard

  • Performing arts
  • Shakespeare in France
  • Translation and interpreting
  • Gender studies and sexualities
  • Gender violence
  • Trauma and reparation
  • Literature
  • Autobiography

Dr Elizabeth Jones

  • Life writing
  • Autofiction
  • French and Francophone literature
  • Cultural geography
  • Literary cartography
  • Medical Humanities
  • Algerian women's writing

Dr Marion Krauthaker

  • Gender and sexuality studies
  • 19th-20th century French literature
  • French cinema and visual culture
  • Representations of norms, margins and power dynamics
  • Life writings and autofiction
  • Diversity and modern languages

Dr Fransiska Louwagie

  • Holocaust literature
  • Jewish literature
  • Migrant writers
  • Self-translation
  • Bande dessinée
  • Contemporary literature

Gender and Sexuality Studies

Dr Nicole Fayard

  • Performing arts
  • Shakespeare in France
  • Translation and interpreting
  • Gender studies and sexualities
  • Gender violence
  • Trauma and reparation
  • Literature
  • Autobiography

Dr Elizabeth Jones

  • Life writing
  • Autofiction
  • French and Francophone literature
  • Cultural geography
  • Literary cartography
  • Medical humanities
  • Algerian women's writing

Dr Marion Krauthaker

  • Gender and sexuality studies
  • 19th-20th century French literature
  • French cinema and visual culture
  • Representations of norms, margins and power dynamics
  • Life writings and autofiction
  • Diversity and modern languages

Dr Sheldon Penn

  • Twentieth century and contemporary Mexican literature
  • Latin American cinema
  • Latin American ‘Boom’ literature
  • Mexican intellectual and cultural history
  • The cinema of Luis Buñuel
  • Applications of continental philosophy and critical theory to Latin American arts

Dr Marina Spunta

  • 20th/21st-century Italian literature and cultural studies
  • Postwar Italian cinema
  • Postwar Italian photography; photography and literature
  • Space, place, landscape studies
  • Orality and vocality

Italian Studies

Dr Marina Spunta

  • 20th/21st Century Italian literature and cultural studies
  • Postwar Italian cinema
  • Postwar Italian photography; photography and literature
  • Space, place, landscape studies
  • Orality and vocality
  • 20th century Italian literature and cultural studies
  • Classicism and modernity

Dr Simona Storchi

  • Italian intellectual and cultural history
  • Italian modernism and avant-garde (literature and visual arts)
  • Fascism and culture

Spanish and Latin American Studies

Dr Clara Garavelli

  • Argentine cinema
  • Latin American cinema
  • Hispanic documentary film
  • Videoart
  • Experimental film and video

Dr Sheldon Penn

  • 20th-century and contemporary Mexican literature
  • Latin American cinema
  • Latin American ‘Boom’ literature
  • Mexican intellectual and cultural history
  • The cinema of Luis Buñuel
  • Applications of continental philosophy and critical theory to Latin American arts

Dr Maite Usoz de la Fuente

  • Cultural production in Spain from 1975 to the present
  • The movida madrileña
  • Contemporary women’s writing in Spain
  • 'Literatura de la crisis'
  • Postmodernism in Spain

Dr Lesley Wylie

  • Latin American literature, in particular the Novela de la Selva
  • Colombian literature
  • Testimonio
  • Travel writing
  • Literary geography
  • Postcolonial studies

Spatial Practices and Diaspora

Dr Rabah Aissaoui

  • Immigration
  • Ethnicity
  • Nationalism
  • Colonial history
  • Postcolonialism
  • French and Francophone politics, culture and identity
  • Discourse analysis and mass communication (France and Francophone world)

Dr Nicole Fayard

  • Performing arts
  • Shakespeare in France
  • Translation and interpreting
  • Gender studies and sexualities
  • Gender violence
  • Trauma and reparation
  • Literature
  • Autobiography

Dr Elizabeth Jones

  • Life writing
  • Autofiction
  • French and Francophone literature
  • Cultural geography
  • Literary cartography
  • Medical humanities
  • Algerian women's writing

Dr Fransiska Louwagie

  • Holocaust literature
  • Jewish literature
  • Migrant writers
  • Self-translation
  • Bande dessinée
  • Contemporary literature

Dr Marina Spunta

  • 20th/21st-century Italian literature and cultural studies
  • Postwar Italian cinema
  • Postwar Italian photography; photography and literature
  • Space, place, landscape studies
  • Orality and vocality

Dr Lesley Wylie

  • Latin American literature, in particular the Novela de la Selva
  • Colombian literature
  • Testimonio
  • Travel writing
  • Literary geography
  • Postcolonial studies

Dr Yan Ying

  • Literary translation in practice
  • Chinese literature in English translation
  • Migrant literature

Translation and Interpreting Studies

Dr Ahmed Elimam

  • Arabic literary translation
  • Qur'an translation
  • Translation and Ideology

Dr Yan Ying

  • Literary translation in practice
  • Chinese literature in English translation
  • Migrant literature

Dr Fransiska Louwagie

  • Holocaust literature
  • Jewish literature
  • Migrant writers
  • Self-translation
  • Bande dessinée
  • Contemporary literature

Dr Nicole Fayard

  • Performing arts
  • Shakespeare in France
  • Translation and interpreting
  • Gender studies and sexualities
  • Gender violence
  • Trauma and reparation
  • Literature
  • Autobiography