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  • The University of Western Australia (M204), 35 Stirling Highway,

    6009 Perth

    Australia

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Personal profile

Biography

I joined UWA as Lecturer in European Languages in 2024 after having taught at universities in the UK, France and Colombia.

Teaching overview

I teach Spanish and French language, literature and culture.

Research

I research translingual and transcultural approaches to writing in and between Spanish, French and English, with a focus on contemporary women’s writing and gender.

Roles and responsibilities

  • Co-editor, Latin American and Francophone Writing and Culture, Literary Encyclopedia, litencyc.com
  • Associate Member, Centre for the Study of Contemporary Women’s Writing, Institute of Languages, Cultures and Societies, University of London
  • Editorial Board, Series in French and Francophone Studies, University of Wales Press
  • Affiliated Researcher, Grupo de Estudios Literarios, Universidad de Antioquia
  • Affiliated Researcher, Équipe de Recherche ERCIF, Université Bordeaux Montaigne
  • Reviewer, Netherlands Institute for Advanced Study in the Humanities and Social Sciences

Previous positions

  • Lecturer in European Studies, Universidad de Antioquia (2018 – 2023)
  • Lecturer in French Studies, University of London Institute in Paris (2013 – 2017)
  • Lectrice d’anglais, Université Paris Ouest Nanterre La Défense (2010 – 2013)
  • Graduate Lecturer (Spanish and French), King’s College London (2008 – 2010)

Current projects

  • Women’s ageing in twenty-first-century women’s writing
  • Translingual women’s writing in the Americas

Languages

  • English: native speaker
  • Spanish: fluent speaker
  • French: fluent speaker
  • Italian: learner

Expertise related to UN Sustainable Development Goals

In 2015, UN member states agreed to 17 global Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) to end poverty, protect the planet and ensure prosperity for all. This person’s work contributes towards the following SDG(s):

  • SDG 16 - Peace, Justice and Strong Institutions

Research expertise keywords

  • European languages, literatures and cultures
  • Latin American literatures and cultures

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