Find a research supervisor in Hispanic studies

Staff in the Department of Modern Languages who supervise PhD/MA by Research in the area of Hispanic studies.

Dr Alice Corr

Dr Alice Corr

Lecturer in Modern Languages

  • Theoretical, descriptive, comparative and/or general linguistics, especially (morpho-)syntax; linguistic diversity and variation
  • Hispanic and Romance languages and dialectology
  • Understudied/endangered languages
  • Historical and synchronic linguistics
  • Spanish; Portuguese; Galician; Catalan; Astur-Leonese; Judaeo-Romance; Mirandese; Mozarabic/Andalusi Romance; Navarro-Aragonese; French; ...

Professor Andrew Ginger

Chair of Spanish
Head of School of Languages, Cultures, Art History and Music

  • Modern Hispanic and comparative cultures
  • Atlantic Studies
  • The question of ‘modernity’
  • Cultural commonality, similarity, universality, and ‘deep time’
  • The problem of whether and how to ‘locate’ a culture in time and place
  • New views of the nineteenth-century Hispanic world

Dr Monica Jato

Senior Lecturer in Hispanic Studies

  • The invention of America in the Spanish culture of the exile of 1939
  • Women's personal narratives
  • 19th- and 20th-century Spanish literature
  • Modern Spanish poetry

Professor Francis Lough

Professor Francis Lough

Professor of Hispanic Studies
Head of the Department of Modern Languages

  • Spanish literature and culture of the XX and XXI centuries
  • The literature of the avant-garde, Spanish Republican Exile and the Spanish Civil War

Dr Elisenda Marcer Cortés

Lecturer in Catalan Studies

  • Translating National Identity
  • The Reception of Catalan Literature in English

Dr Anna Milsom

Lecturer in Modern Languages

I teach Spanish language and translation, drawing on my practice as a literary translator and my background in visual arts. I am interested in creativity in translation, co-translation and the ways that art, translation and text-making can interact.

Dr Lorraine Ryan

Dr Lorraine Ryan

Lecturer in Hispanic Studies

  • Contemporary Spanish Literature
  • Gender in Contemporary Spain
  • The Child in Spanish Culture
  • Contemporary Spanish Women´s Writing
  • Cultural Memory and Trauma in Contemporary Spain
  • Sociology of Memory

Mr Antonio M. Sánchez

Mr Antonio M. Sánchez

Senior Teaching Fellow in Hispanic Studies

  • Modern Hispanic literature and intellectual and cultural history
  • Relationship between literature and power, exile and literature
  • Literature and human rights
  • The effects of censorship on culture

Dr Emanuelle Santos

Dr Emanuelle Santos

Lecturer in Modern Languages

  • Cultures and intellectual histories of the Portuguese-speaking world (including national, transnational, and comparative approaches)
  • Brazilian cultures
  • Postcolonial studies
  • World literature theories and pedagogies
  • Postcolonial memory
  • The history and aesthetics of the novel
  • Diasporas of the Portuguese-speaking world
  • Gender and sexuality in the Portuguese-speaking world
  • Revolutionary ...

Dr Norma Schifano

Dr Norma Schifano

Lecturer

I am a Lecturer in Modern Languages specialising in the comparative morphosyntax of Spanish and the Romance languages, with a particular focus on the documentation of non-standard and endangered varieties (including Italo-Greek), phenomena of language contact and microvariation.

Professor Rob Stone

Professor Rob Stone

Professor of Film Studies
Chair of European Film, Co-Head of Department of Film and Creative Writing
Co-director of B-Film: The Birmingham Centre for Film Studies

World Cinema, European Cinema, American Independent Cinema, Spanish, Basque, Cuban and Latin American Cinema, Film Theory. Film and Philosophy, The Politics of Film Aesthetics.

Dr Aengus Ward

Professor in Medieval Iberian Studies

  • Medieval Iberia
  • History and historiography
  • Textual editing.
  • Digital editing of medieval Iberian texts.

Dr Enea Zaramella

Dr Enea Zaramella

Lecturer in Latin American Studies

  • 19th and 20th century Latin American, Caribbean and Brazilian literature, cultures, and intellectual history
  • Music and literature
  • Processes of Transculturation
  • Sound Studies (cultural history of sound and listening practices)

Modern languages staff research supervision areas