Who’s who

María Rosa Álvarez Sellers

Areas of interest: Spanish studies – Portuguese studies – Theater – Gender Studies María Rosa Álvarez Sellers is a Professor at the Universitat de València, where she teaches in the Department of Spanish Philology. She specializes in Spanish and Portuguese literature with a focus on Iberian theatre. Prof. Álvarez Sellers is particularly engaged with female […]

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Silvia Bermúdez

Areas of interest: Galician Studies – Hispanic Studies – Cultural Studies – Gender Studies. Silvia Bermúdez is a Spanish and Portuguese Professor as well as a Feminist Studies Professor at the University of California Santa Barbara. Her specialization areas are Contemporary Spanish and Galician Literatures and Cultures, Transatlantic Studies, and Peruvian Poetry. Her subject focuses at UC […]

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Maria Graciete Besse

Areas of interest: Portuguese Studies – Gender Studies. Maria Graciete Besse, currently retired, is the former Director of Portuguese Studies and Assistant Director of Iberian and Ibero-American Studies at the Université Paris-Sorbonne, France. Professor Graciete Besse also worked at the Institut Hispanique in Paris and frequently holded visiting lectures at many different universities throughout France […]

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Sandra Boto

Areas of interest: Portuguese Studies – Early Modern literature – Romanceiro Sandra Boto is post-doctoral researcher at the Centro de Literatura Portuguesa of the Universidade de Coimbra, and the Centro de Investigação em Artes e Comunicação at the Universidade do Algarve. She is also executive researcher for the Romanceiro project, a digital database that provides […]

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Enric Bou

Areas of interest: Catalan Studies – Hispanic Studies – Comparative Literature – Literary Theory. Enric Bou is a fulltime Professor at the Università Ca’ Foscari, Italy; prior to this he was the Chair of Hispanic Studies at Brown University. He received a fellowship from the Research Center for Contemporary History in Barcelona, and his PhD […]

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Tobias Brandenberger

Areas of interest: Iberian Studies – Hispanic Studies – Portuguese Studies – Comparative Literature – Gender Studies Tobias Brandenberger is a Professor in the Department of Romance Languages and Literatures at the Georg-August-Universität in Göttingen, Germany (Full Professor, Ibero-Romance and Ibero-American Literatures). In the past, Brandenberger served as a Professor in the Department of Iberian Literatures and Languages at the Universität […]

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Helena Buffery

Areas of interest: Catalan Studies – Hispanic Studies – Theatre Studies – Translation Studies. Helena Buffery is currently Vice-Head of College (Research) and Senior Lecturer in Hispanic Studies at University College of Cork, Ireland, having previously worked at the University of Birmingham. Her research and teaching interests include Hispanic theater and performance, translation studies, and Catalan […]

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Juan Carlos Busto Cortina

Areas of Interest: Iberian Studies – Catalan Studies – Asturian Literature – Hispano-Islamic Literature – Oral Folk Literature – Comparative Literature Juan Carlos Busto Cortina is a Lecturer (Profesor Titular) of Romance Philology in the Department of Classical and Romance Philology at the University of Oviedo (Spain), where he implemented the study of Catalan and […]

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Arturo Casas

Areas of interest: Iberian Studies – Galician Studies – Literary Theory – Literary History – Comparative Literature. Arturo Casas is a Lecturer (Professor Titular) of Literary Theory and Comparative Literature at the Universidade de Santiago de Compostela. He has a wide set of research interests including Aesthetics, Literary Theory, Literary History, and 20th century Galician […]

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Jordi Cerdà Subirachs

Areas of interest: Iberian Studies – Catalan Studies – Portuguese Studies – Comparative Literature – Literary Studies. Jordi Cerdà Subirachs is an Associate Professor (Profesor Titular) in the Department of Romance Languages and Literatures at the Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona. He is also the Coordinator of the Minor in Medieval Romance Cultures and Literatures and […]

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Perfecto Cuadrado Fernández

Areas of interest: Galician Studies – Hispanic Studies – Portuguese Studies – Comparative Literature Perfecto Cuadrado Fernández is a Professor of Galician and Portuguese Philology at the Universitat de les Illes Balears (Palma, Spain). He is the Coordinator of the Center for Studies on Surrealism of the Fundação Cupertino de Miranda (Vila Nova de Famalicão, […]

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Xosé Manuel Dasilva

Areas of interest: Hispanic Studies – Galician Studies – Portuguese Studies – Translation Studies. Xosé Manuel Dasilva is a Professor in the Department of Translation and Linguistics at the Universidade de Vigo, Spain. His main research areas include the analysis of Galicia, the Luso-Brazilian community, Comparative History, and Self-translation in the Iberian Peninsula.

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Luisa-Elena Delgado

Areas of interest: Critical Theory – Gender Studies – Spanish Studies – Catalan Studies – Basque Studies – Democracy and citizenship Luisa-Elena Delgado is a Professor of Spanish and Portuguese, Critical Theory and Gender Studies at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. Prof. Delgado’s research focuses on the formation of Spanish national identity in the […]

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Conxita Domènech

Areas of interest: Catalan Studies – Hispanic Studies – Theatre Studies. Conxita Domènech is an Associate Professor of Spanish Literature in the Department of Modern and Classical Languages at the University of Wyoming, USA. Her main research fields include Catalan and Castilian theater from the Baroque period.

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César Domínguez

Areas of interest: Iberian Studies – Hispanic Studies – Comparative Literature – Translation Studies. César Domínguez is an Associate Professor of Comparative Literature at the Universidade de Santiago de Compostela (USC) where he holds the Jean Monnet Chair. He received his BA from the Universitat de València, and his PhD from the Universidade de Santiago […]

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Alexia Dotras Bravo

Areas of interest: Spanish Studies – Portuguese Studies – Children’s Literature – Cervantes Alexia Dotras Bravo received her PhD in Spanish Philology from the Universidade de Vigo, Spain where she specialized in Salvador de Madariaga’s work on Cervantes. She is additionally a Universidade de Vigo M.A. graduate in Spanish Philology (2000) and Galician Philology (2002). Before […]

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Brad Epps

Areas of interest: Catalan Studies – Hispanic Studies – Comparative Literature – Gender Studies – Film Studies. Brad Epps is a Professor of Spanish, Chair of the Department of Spanish and Portuguese at the University of Cambridge and Professorial Fellow at King’s College in Cambridge, UK. Previously, he was a Professor of Romance Languages and […]

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Ângela Fernandes

Areas of interest: Iberian Studies – Portuguese Studies – Comparative Literature – Literary Theory. Ângela Fernandes is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Romance Literatures at the Faculdade de Letras, Universidade de Lisboa, Portugal.In 2009, she received her PhD in Literary Theory from the Universidade de Lisboa. In addition to lecturing at the university, she coordinates the research […]

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Maria de Lurdes Correia Fernandes

Areas of interest: Iberian Studies – Portuguese Studies – Cultural Studies. Maria de Lurdes Correia Fernandes is a Professor in the Department of Portuguese and Romance Languages and the former director of the Instituto de Estudos Ibéricos at the Universidade do Porto, Portugal. She was also the founder and director of the journal, Península: Revista de Estudos Ibéricos (2002-2008). […]

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María Jesús Fernández García

Areas of interest: Hispanic Studies – Portuguese Studies – Comparative Literature. María Jesús Fernández García is a Lecturer (Profesora Titular) of Galician and Portuguese Philology in the Department of Modern Languages and Comparative Literatures at the Universidad de Extremadura (Spain). Her research interests focus on Portuguese language and literature in relation with other Iberian literatures and […]

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Joseba Gabilondo

Areas of interest: Iberian Studies – Basque Studies – Gender Studies – Transatlantic Studies. Joseba Gabilondo is an Associate Professor in the Department of Romance and Classical Studies at Michigan State University. He has published several articles on Spanish and Basque nationalism, Atlantic studies, Iberian studies, intellectual discourse, postnationalism, masculinity, feminism, queer theory, globalization, and […]

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Esther Gimeno Ugalde

Areas of interest: Iberian Studies – Film Studies – Translation Studies – Catalan Studies – Hispanic Studies Esther Gimeno Ugalde currently works as an Interim Professor (Vertretungsprofessorin) of Iberian Studies at the Technical University of Chemnitz, Germany, and is a member of the research group DIIA (Diálogos Ibéricos e Iberoamericanos) at the University of Lisbon […]

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Thomas Harrington

Areas of interest: Iberian Studies – Catalan Studies – Nationalism – Iberism Professor Thomas S. Harrington teaches at the Department of Language and Cultural Studies at Trinity College (Hartford, CT), USA. He specializes in Iberian Cultures and Literatures, and Iberian Diasporas in the Americas with a focus on Catalan diaspora.

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Kirsty Hooper

Areas of Study: Galician Studies – Hispanic Studies – Cultural Studies Kirsty Hooper is the Head of the Hispanic Studies Department at the University of Warwick, England. Prior to working at the University of Warwick, Hooper taught at the University of Liverpool for eight years. Her research mainly focuses on Spanish, Anglo-Spanish, and Galician cultural […]

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Stewart King

Areas of interest: Iberian Studies – Catalan Studies – Comparative Literature. Stewart King is a Senior Lecturer in the Spanish and Latin American Studies Program at Monash University (Melbourne, Australia) and received his PhD from La Trobe University (Melbourne, Australia). He is also a researcher member of Mujeres y Novela Criminal en España 1975-2010 (MUNCE).

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Jon Kortazar

Areas of interest: Basque Studies – Literary Theory. Jon Kortazar is a Professor at the Faculty of Pedagogy in the Universidad del País Vasco / Euskal Herriko Unibertsitatea. A renowned scholar in the field of Basque Studies, he has published several articles, books and special issues related to Basque literature, such as Euskal literatura XX. […]

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António Apolinário Lourenço

Areas of interest: Iberian Studies – Portuguese Studies – Comparative Literature. António Apolinário Lourenço is a Lecturer (Professor Auxiliar) at the Department of Languages, Literatures and Cultures at Universidade de Coimbra, Portugal, where he also coordinates the Hispanic Studies section, and is a member of the Executive Commission of the Center of Portuguese Literature. He […]

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Ana Luna Alonso

Areas of interest: Translation studies – Galician studies – Galician literature – Reception Studies – Literary Translation Ana Luna Alonso is a Professor of Translation Studies at Universidade de Vigo, where she has taught since 1995. Alonso specializes in Galician literature, paying special attention to translation of Galician works and literary reception in the Galician […]

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Gabriel Magalhães

Areas of interest: Iberian Studies – Portuguese Studies – Hispanic Studies – Comparative Literature Gabriel Magalhães is a an Assistant Professor (Professor Auxiliar) in the Department of Portuguese and Spanish Literature at the University of Beira Interior, Portugal and was previously a visiting Professor at the University of Salamanca, Spain (1996-2002). At the University of […]

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Víctor Martínez-Gil

Areas of interest: Iberian Studies – Catalan Studies – Portuguese Studies. Víctor Martínez-Gil is a Catalan Philology Professor at the Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona, Spain. He previously taught Catalan at the Universitat de Nova de Lisboa, Portugal. One of the most relevant specialists in Catalan-Portuguese literary and cultural relations, he has also translated renowned Portuguese […]

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Sérgio Campos Matos

Areas of Interest: Conceptual History – Portuguese and Spanish History – Iberianism   Sérgio Campos Matos is an Associate Professor of Contemporary History at the University of Lisbon. His main research interests are social memory, historiography, nationalism and the relationship between Portugal and Spain from a cultural, social, and political historical perspective. He has authored or […]

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Robert Patrick Newcomb

Areas of interest: Iberian Studies – Hispanic Studies – Portuguese Studies – Comparative Literature. Robert Patrick Newcomb is an Associate Professor of Luso-Brazilian Studies at the University of California, Davis, United States. Additionally, he is the founder and co-director of the UC Comparative Iberian Studies Working Group. He received his BA, MA, and PhD from […]

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Xaquín Núñez Sabarís

Areas of interest: Iberian Studies – Galician Studies – Portuguese Studies – Comparative Literature. Xaquín Núñez Sabarís is an Associated Professor (Professor Associado) in the Department of Romance Studies of the Universidade do Minho, Portugal. He works on his research at the Center for Humanities Studies in that same university, as well as in the […]

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Xosé Manoel Núñez Seixas

Areas of internest: History – Galician history – Spanish history – European history – Nationalism – Exile Xosé Manoel Núñez Seixas is a Professor of Modern and Contemporary History at the Universidade de Santiago de Compostela. He obtained his PhD from the European University Institute (Florence), and between 2012 and 2017, he also taught at […]

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Mari Jose Olaziregi

Areas of interest: Iberian Studies – Basque Studies – Gender Studies. Mari Jose Olaziregi is an Associate Professor in the Department of Linguistics and Basque Studies at the Universidad del País Vasco / Euskal Herriko Unibertsitatea and previously served as an Assistant Professor at the University of Nevada, Reno Center for Basque Studies. She has also been […]

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Carlos Pazos-Justo

Areas of interest: Galician Studies – Portuguese Studies – Comparative Literature. Carlos Pazos-Justo is a Lecturer (Professor Auxiliar) in the Department of Romance Languages and Literatures (Estudos Espanhóis e Hispano-Americanos) at the Universidade do Minho, Portugal. He is an external member of the research group GALABRA at the Universidade de Santiago de Compostela and a […]

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Santiago Pérez Isasi

Areas of interest: Iberian Studies – Hispanic Studies – Portuguese Studies – Comparative Literature. Santiago Pérez Isasi is a Researcher at the Center for Comparative Studies at the University of Lisbon “Nationalism and Literary Regenerations in the Iberian Peninsula 1868-1936;” he is also the PI of the project “Digital Map of Iberian Literary Relations (1868-1936),” […]

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Teresa Pinheiro

Areas of interest: Iberian Studies – Galician Studies – Portuguese Studies – Cultural Studies. Teresa Pinheiro is a Professor for Iberian Studies at the Institute for European Studies of Technische Universität Chemnitz, Germany. She graduated from the Universität zu Köln and the Universidade de Lisboa with degrees in German and Portuguese Studies and received her […]

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Josep Miquel Ramis

Areas of interest: Catalan Studies – Spanish Studies – Translation Studies – Reception Studies Josep Miquel Ramis received his MA and PhD in Translation and Interpretation Studies from the Universitat Pompeu Fabra, Barcelona. Additionally, he was a fellow of the “Formación de Profesorado Universitario” at the Spanish Ministry of Science and Innovation from 2007 to 2011. […]

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Susana Rocha Relvas

Areas of interest: Hispanic Studies – Portugues Studies – Comparative Literature Susana Rocha Relvas is a Researcher at CEFi Universidade Católica Portuguesa (Porto, Lisbon). She obtained her MA at the Faculty of Social Sciences and Humanities of the New University of Lisbon, with a dissertation on António Sardinha e suas relações culturais com Espanha, recolha, […]

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Joan Ramon Resina

Areas of interest: Iberian Studies – Catalan Studies – Cultural Studies – Literary Theory. Joan Ramon Resina is the Director of the Iberian Studies Program at the Freeman Spogli Institute for International Relations and Professor of Iberian and Latin American Cultures and Comparative Literature at Stanford University, United States. He received an M.A. and the PhD in Comparative […]

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Juan Miguel Ribera Llopis

Areas of interest: Iberian Studies – Catalan Studies – Comparative Literature – Travel Literature Juan Miguel Ribera Llopis is a Professor of the Catalan Philology Department at the Universidad Complutense Madrid, Spain, specialized in Comparative Literature, History and Geography, and Languages of Urban Spaces. His interests include Catalan literature and culture, Iberian Studies and Travel […]

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César Rina Simón

Areas of interest: Iberian Studies – Nationalism – 19th-20th century – Memory and Trauma César Rina Simón is Lecturer of History at the Universidad de Extremadura. His research specializes in the topics of democracy and dictatorship, and also on 19th and 20th century Iberianism. He has published extensively on these subjects, for instance in La […]

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Antonio Sáez Delgado

Areas of interest: Iberian Studies – Hispanic Studies – Portuguese Studies – Comparative Literature. Antonio Sáez Delgado (Universidade de Évora) is an Assistant Professor in the Linguistics and Literature Department as well as the School of Social Studies at the Universidade de Évora, Portugal. He received his PhD in Hispanic Literature and Philology at the […]

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Mario Santana

Areas of interest: Catalan Studies – Hispanic Studies – Cultural Studies – Film Studies Mario Santana is an Associate Professor of Hispanic and Luso-Brazilian Studies at the University of Chicago, USA, where he is the faculty coordinator for the Catalan Studies Program.  He received his PhD in Spanish Literature from Columbia University. In the past […]

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José Miguel Sardica

Areas of interest: Iberian Studies – Hispanic Studies – Portuguese Studies – Political History – Cultural/Press History – Compared History José Miguel Sardica is an Associate Professor of the Faculty of Human Sciences and of the Institute for Political Sciences at the Universidade Católica Portuguesa and is presently a member of the Board of the Scientific Society […]

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Núria Silleras-Fernández

Areas of interest: Iberian Studies – Catalan Studies – Cultural Studies – Gender Studies. Núria Silleras-Fernández is an Associate Professor in the Department of Spanish and Portuguese at the University of Colorado-Boulder, USA. She specializes in Medieval and Early Modern Iberian literatures and cultures (13th to 16th centuries), Cultural and Intellectual History, Gender studies, Catalan […]

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Elías J. Torres Feijó

Areas of interest: Iberian Studies – Galician Studies – Portuguese Studies – Comparative Literature – Literary Theory. Elias J. Torres Feijó is a Lecturer (Profesor Titular) of Portuguese language, literature, and culture at the Universidade de Santiago de Compostela. He is the director of the Galabra Research group, which focuses on Galician literature and culture […]

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Aurelio Vargas Díaz-Toledo

Areas of interest: Portuguese Studies – Spanish Studies – Early Modern literature – Philosophy – Quixote – Chivalric romance Aurelio Vargas Díaz-Toledo is lecturer at the Universidad Complutense de Madrid; previously he was researcher at the Universidade do Porto. From 2012 to 2015, he lectured at the University of Dublin, in Ireland. Vargas Díaz Toledo […]

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Ulrich Winter

Areas of interest: Iberian Studies – Hispanic Studies – Cultural Studies Ulrich Winter is a Professor in the Department of Romance Languages and Literatures at the Philipps-Universität-Marburg (Germany). He received the PhD in Romance Literature at Heidelberg University. Prof. Winter specializes in European and Comparative literatures, Cultural Theory and Visual Culture. He is a member […]

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