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Dr Catriona McAllister

Name:
Dr Catriona McAllister
Job Title:
Lecturer in Latin American Cultural Studies
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Contact

Responsibilities

I am the Departmental Director of Teaching and Learning.

 

Areas of Interest

My research focuses on Argentine literature and culture, with a particular emphasis on ideas of nationhood and relationships between history and literature. I am currently working on the representation of historical narratives in Argentine museums and the representation of history in cultural production for children.

I have a monograph forthcoming on rewritings of independence in contemporary Argentine literature, exploring the relationship between history, politics and literature in a corpus of six texts. I have also written on literary representations of the Falklands/Malvinas conflict within Argentina.

I welcome enquiries concerning research supervision in any of my areas of research interest.

 

Undergraduate Teaching

I co-teach two first-year modules: SP1I1 (Icons of Spain and Latin America) and SP1SLAC (Introduction to Spanish and Latin American Culture).

I convene and teach a second-year module on Latin America’s history and culture in the 19th century, placed in global context (SP2TT, Transatlantic Exchanges).

 I convene and teach a final-year module on dictatorship, memory and cultural production in Latin America’s Southern Cone (SP3MDR).

 I also contribute to a departmental module on global fantastic literature (ML2GF) and to Spanish language teaching.

 

Qualifications

Fellow of the Higher Education Academy

PhD in Latin American Studies (Cambridge)

MA in Latin American Studies (Salamanca)

BA (Hons) in Modern Languages (Oxford)

 

Research groups / Centres

Publications

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