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Mauricio D. Aguilera Linde                                       Blanca María Lara González  

Débora Betrisey Nadali                                            Mª Jesús LLarena Ascanio

Olga Blanco-Carrión                                                María Asenet Marín Morales

Alida Carloni Franca                                                Belén Martín Lucas  

Pradyumna S. Chauhan                                          Francisco Javier Martín Párraga

Pilar Cuder Domínguez                                           Alejandra Moreno Álvarez 

Bernd Dietz Guerrero                                             Ignasi Navarro i Ferrando

Maria-Sabina Draga Alexandru                                  Antonia Navarro Tejero

Cristina María Gámez Fernández                                Virginia Nieto-Sandoval Millán

Jokin Garatea Guerricagoitia                                     Maurice O'Connor

Rosa María García Periago                                        Juan Ignacio Oliva Cruz  

Emma García Sanz                                                  Laura Peco González

Carlos Garrido Castellano                                         Oscar Pujol Riembau

María del Pilar González de la Rosa                             Christopher Rollason  

María Luz González Rodríguez                                   Esperanza Santos Moya

Taniya Gupta                                                        Rajiv Saxena  

Felicity Hand Cranham                                            Teresa Segura García

María Dolores Herrero Granado                                 Sunny Singh

Rosana Herrero Martín                                            Beatriz Teresa Torregrosa Peláez

Guillermo Iglesias Díaz                                             Víctor Vélez García

Rafael Iruzubieta Fernández                                     Rosalía Villa Jiménez

María José Izarra Cala                                              Fernando Wulff Alonso

 

 

Dra. Débora Betrisey Nadali. Profesora a tiempo completo del Departamento de Antropología Social de la Facultad de Ciencias Políticas y Sociología de la Universidad Complutense de Madrid.  Licenciada en Antropología Social y Cultural por la Universidad Nacional de Misiones (Argentina) y Doctora en Antropología Social por la Universidad de Sevilla (España). Ha sido profesora en la Universidad de Sevilla y en la Universidad de Castilla la Mancha. Ha impartido cursos de Doctorado en la Universidad Nacional de Misiones (Argentina) y en la Universidad Peruana Cayetano Heredia (Perú). Es profesora del Programa Oficial de Posgrado Máster en Estudios Contemporáneos de América Latina, Máster en Igualdad de Género en Ciencias Humanas, Sociales y Jurídicas –Universidad Menéndez Pelayo y CSIC- y del Programa de Doctorado Antropología Social de la diversidad y la ciudadanía, de la Facultad de Ciencias Políticas y Sociología- UCM-.

 

Su trabajo de investigación se focaliza en la antropología de las migraciones, el género y las relaciones interétnicas. Sus últimas investigaciones estuvieron centradas en la inmigración china, japonesa e hindú en España.  Entre sus publicaciones se encuentran: "Experiencia migratoria y procesos identitarios de japoneses en Madrid”. Papeles de Población, Nº 60. (2009)  ISSN: 1405-7425, "Reciprocidad y diferenciación social en comerciantes chinos, taiwaneses y bangladeshies”, Sociología del Trabajo. Nº 66, (2009) pp ISSN  0210-8364.

 

Dr Maria-Sabina Draga Alexandru is Reader in American Studies at the University of Bucharest, Romania, specializing in Postcolonial theory and Ethnic and African American literatures. She completed a second PhD on contemporary Indian fiction in English at the University of East Anglia, Norwich, UK and is currently researching the area of intersection between diasporic postcolonial and postcommunist literatures. The following are some of her recent publications.

 

Books: Performance and Performativity in Contemporary Indian Fiction in English, Amsterdam: Rodopi, 300 pp. (forthcoming 2010); Cultura româneasca in perspectiva transatlantica. Interviuri (Romanian Culture in Transatlantic Perspective: Romanian-American Dialogues), co-edited with Teodora Serban-Oprescu, Bucharest: University of Bucharest Press, 2009, 310 pp. Identity Performance in Contemporary Non-WASP American Fiction, Bucharest: University of Bucharest Press, 2008, 214pp.

 

Articles in Peer-Reviewd Journals: ‘Provincialising London in Vikram Chandra’s Novel Red Earth and Pouring Rain’, Les Carnets de Cerpac, Montpellier: Presses Universitaires de la Méditerranée, 12 pp. (forthcoming 2010);  ‘Performative Symbols and Structures in Arundhati Roy’s The God of Small Things’, Commonwealth Essays and Studies 31.2, 2009, pp. 62-77.; Love as Reclamation in Toni Morrison’s African American Rhetoric’, European Journal of American Culture 27.3, 2008, pp. 191-205; ‘Performance, Performativity and Nomadism in Vikram Chandra’s Red Earth and Pouring Rain’, Comparative Literature Studies 45.1, 2008, pp. 23-39; ‘Alternatives to the Novel Form: Oral Storytelling and Internet Patterns in Vikram Chandra’s Red Earth and Pouring Rain’, Journal of Commonwealth Literature 43.3, 2008, pp. 45-60.

 

Carlos Garrido Castellano es investigador y docente en formación en la Universidad de Granada (España), siendo miembro del Departamento de Historia del Arte de dicha institución. Actualmente forma parte del Grupo de Investigación Andalucía-América: Patrimonio Cultural Y Relaciones Artísticas. Su ámbito de investigación académica se centra en las relaciones artísticas contemporáneas en la India y el Caribe, elemento que constituye el eje de su tesis doctoral, actualmente en curso. Igualmente también se ha ocupado del análisis de la producción artística vinculada a las diásporas indias y caribeñas en Estados Unidos y Europa, así como del examen de los discursos de la diferencia que dan lugar a las políticas del arte en ambas regiones.

 

Mª Luz González Rodríguez is a PhD lecturer at the University of La Laguna.  Her research interests lie in the area of Anglo-Canadian literature (psychoanalysis, symbolism and myth), Women Studies, Cultural Studies, South Asian Canadian Literature, Class/Gender/Race Studies, Contemporary English Literature (especially poetry), and painting (Group of Seven, Emily Carr, Frida Kahlo, Magic Realism, etc.). She has carried out research in Anglo-Indian writers such as Salman Rushdie, Kamala Das, Uma Parameswaran, Sherazad Jamal, Meena Alexander, …; British authors: Peter Ackroyd, Carol Ann Duffy, Helen Dunmore…; Canadian authors: Gwendolyn MacEwen, Margaret Atwood, Alice Munro, Margaret Lawrence, Emily Carr, Robertson Davies, Timothy Findley, and attended and participated in numerous conferences in Spain, Brussels, Sweden, etc.

 

She has published a number of articles including RCEI,  28, 1994; RFULL 1997; Canadaria 2007, 2008; book chapter in Homage to India. Reflections  on Indian Culture 50 Years After Independence. Eds. Kathleen Firth y Felicity Hand (Barcelona 2001); co-edition of the book Canadística Canaria (1991-2000). Ensayos literarios anglo-canadienses (SPULL 2002); co-edition of the monograph “Identity and Literature”, RCEI 54, April 2007. She currently teaches Other Literatures in English I (Indo-English writers in and out of the diaspora); English Literary Texts I (Contemporanean English Poetry), Other Literatures in English II (Women Canadian Literature). She has received two research prizes Premio Bacardi-Universidad de La Laguna de Investigación en Estudios Canadienses (Universidad de La Laguna, 1994) and Premio de Investigación Air Canada (AEEC,  Madrid 1995). She has also been actively involved in the academic activities of the Center for Canadian Studies at the University of La Laguna since 1992. 

 

Taniya Gupta is currently a Ph.D. scholar enrolled in the University of Granada, where she is researching Audiovisual Translation in the context of Indian cinema and culture under the guidance of Dr. Frederic Chaume Varela of the Jaume I University. She completed her graduate studies in Hispanic Philology in Jawaharlal Nehru University, New Delhi, and was subsequently awarded a scholarship by the Spanish Ministry of External Affairs (MAEC-AECID) to specialize in the investigation of cultural transfer in translated versions of Indian films. Her research interests include Audiovisual Translation, Cinema and Cultural Studies, interests heightened by her experience as a professional translator as well as her active participation in theatre groups in India as well as in Spain.

 

Felicity Hand  is senior lecturer in the English Department of the Autonomous University of Barcelona.  She teaches post-colonial literature and history and culture of the British Isles. She has published articles on several Indian and African writers including Vikram Seth, Ved Mehta, Salman Rushdie, Chitra Banerjee Divakaruni and M.G.Vassanji.  Her most recent publication is on the work of Abdulrazak Gurnah (Research in African Literatures, Vol. 41, Nº 2, 2010).  At present she is head of a research project financed by the Spanish Ministry of Science and Innovation entitled Cartographies of Indianness in the Literatures of the Indian Ocean (FFI2009-07711) and is writing a monograph on the Mauritian writer Lindsey Collen.

 

Dolores Herrero is Senior Lecturer of English Literature at the Department of English and German Philology of the University of Zaragoza. She currently teaches: an undergraduate course on Victorian literature and another one on postcolonial literatures in English; and two Master courses on postcolonial literature and cinema. Dolores Herrero is a member of a competitive research team currently working on the ethical and traumatic component in contemporary fiction in English and whose head is Professor Susana Onega. She has published articles and book chapters on Victorian and postcolonial literature –in particular Australian and Indian authors such as Mudrooroo, David Malouf, Peter Carey, Merlinda Bobis, Roberta Sykes, J. Turner Hospital, Gail Jones, Satendra Nandan and Meena Alexander, to name but a few– and film and cultural studies. She has co-edited, together with Dr. Marita Nadal, the book Margins in British and American Literature, Film and Culture (1997). She was also the editor of Miscelánea: A Journal of English and American Studies from 1998 till 2006.  
 

Blanca Lara is a language teacher at the Escuela Oficial de Idiomas in Toledo and a lecturer in English at the Universidad de Castilla-La Mancha. She holds a PhD from the Universidad Complutense de Madrid and is currently working on the publication of her dissertation on British 19th-century melodrama. Her research interests include drama, fantasy, and cultural studies. Her love of India stems from Bollywood films and music.

 

Belén Martín Lucas teaches Postcolonial and Diasporic Film and Literatures in English at the University of Vigo where she coordinates the Research Unit Feminisms and Resistance: Theory and Practice. Her research focuses on politics of resistance in postcolonial feminist narratives, paying attention to the strategies employed by writers, such as genre or tropes. She has published extensively on nationalism and globalization, and on the symbolic exploitation of female bodies in contemporary globalized cultural markets. http://webs.uvigo.es/bmartin/.

 

Alejandra Moreno Álvarez holds a PhD in Women’s Studies from the University of Oviedo. She has been a research fellow at Rutgers University and Cornell University, among others. Currently, she is a Lecturer in the English Department of the University of Oviedo. Her teaching and research is centered in English Literature and Literatures in English Language, Feminist and Postcolonial Theory and in the subject of Body Politics in Literature and Cinema. She is the author of Lenguajes comestibles: Anorexia, bulimia y su descodificación en la ficción de Margaret Atwood y Fay Weldon (2009). 

 

Antonia Navarro Tejero es Doctora en Filología Inglesa, siendo su área de especialización la literatura anglófona de mujeres del subcontinente asiático y su diáspora. Ha ejercido durante años de Profesora Visitante en Estados Unidos y obtuvo una beca Fulbright posdoctora en la University of California, Berkeley. Asimismo, la Profª. Navarro ha sido en repetidas ocasiones Profesora Visitante en varias universidades de India. Actualmente reside en Andalucía, donde es Profesora Titular de la Universidad de Córdoba y coordina el Seminario Permanente de Estudios sobre India. Entre sus publicaciones recientes detacan los libros Globalizing Dissent: Essays on Arundhati Roy (Routledge: 2009), Talks on Feminism: Indian Women Activists Speak for Themselves (Sarup and Sons: 2008), Gender and Caste in the Anglophone-Indian Novels of Arundhati Roy and Githa Hariharan: Feminist Issues in Cross-Cultural Perspectives (The Edwin Mellen Press: 2005) y Matrimonio y patriarcado en autoras de la diáspora hindú (Servicio Publicaciones Universidad de Huelva: 2001).

 

Dr Juan Ignacio Oliva is Full Professor and Dean of the Faculty of Philology at the Universidad de La Laguna (Tenerife, Canary Islands), where he currently teaches Postcolonial Anglophone Literatures (with an interest in Indo-English, Canadian, Irish and Chicano/a cultures) at undergraduate and postgraduate levels. He has published extensively on contemporary authors, such as Salman Rushdie, Shyam Selvadurai, Sunetra Gupta, Bharati Mukherjee, D.M. Thomas, John Fowles, Jamie O’Neill, Ana Castillo, Sandra Cisneros, Abelardo Delgado, Ricardo Sánchez, and others. He is also presently the Head of the La Laguna Center for Canadian Studies, the current editor of Canadaria (Revista Canaria de Estudios Canadienses) and the current secretary of RCEI (Revista Canaria de Estudios Ingleses). Recently, he has been elected Member of the Advisory Board of EASLCE (the European Association for the Study of Literature, Culture and the Environment) and committeeperson of AEEII (Spanish Association of Interdisciplinary Studies about India).

 

Dr Christopher Rollason is a British national living in Metz (France). He graduated with First Class Honours in English from Trinity College, Cambridge in 1975, and obtained his Ph.D. from York University in 1988. For eight years up to 1987 he was a member of the Department of Anglo-American Studies at Coimbra University (Portugal). In recent years he has collaborated as a guest lecturer with Kakatiya University (Warangal, Andhra Pradesh), CIEFL Hyderabad and JNU Delhi. He has published a large number of articles on Indian Writing in English, on authors including Salman Rushdie, Vikram Seth, Amitav Ghosh and Manju Kapur. He has been Language Editor for the Atlantic Literary Review (Delhi) and is currently a member of the advisory boards of various Indian journals. He has co-edited (with Rajeshwar Mittapalli) the anthology 'Modern Criticism' (2002) and (with Sheobushan Shukla and Anu Shukla) a volume of critical essays on Vikram Chandra (2009). Dr Rollason’s website is at: http://yatrarollason.info, and includes links to the texts of many of his articles and a full bibliography.

 

Dr Rajiv Saxena is Assistant Professor of Spanish and Latin American Studies in the Centre of Spanish, Portuguese, Italian and Latin American Studies, Jawaharlal Nehru University, New Delhi. Fulbright Senior Scholar to University of California, Davis, USA and Harvard University, USA. Former Editor of Hispanic Horizon, the internationally recognized referred and listed Indian Research Journal of Hispanic Studies and former Assistant Editor of Papeles de la India, the Indian Journal in Spanish published by the Indian Council for Cultural Relation (ICCR), Government of India. 

 

Board/Panel Member of University Grants Commission UGC, (Govt. of India), Indra Gandhi National Open University, University of Rajasthan, Kurukshetra University, Punjabi University, Indian School Certificate Examinations, Instituto Cervantes, Delhi and several companies in India. Graduated and Doctorate from JNU and Masters degree from  Universidad Antonio de Nebrija, Madrid, Spain and specialized diploma from Universidad de Alcalá, Alcalá de Henares, Spain. Presented research papers in several International conferences and published many books, research papers in national and international journals.

 

Involved in research and teaching since 1992. Taught at prestigious institute, college and university like: Indian Institute of Foreign Trade (IIFT), New Delhi; Lady Sri Ram College (LSR), New Delhi; Faculty of Arts, University of Delhi. Apart from teaching & research has appeared on Television and Radio programmes as an expert. Involved in diffusion and development of Spanish language in India. http://www.jnu.ac.in/Faculty/rsaxena/

 

Teresa Segura-Garcia is pursuing a PhD in History at the University of Cambridge, United Kingdom. Her dissertation, under the supervision of Professor C. A. Bayly, examines the links between the Indian native states and Europe at the close of the nineteenth century. It focuses in particular on the travels of rulers such as Sayaji Rao III of Baroda to Europe, where their presence threatened the political, social and racial orders that underpinned British rule in India. Her second research interest is precisely how these orders were maintained within the British community in India through social and domestic practices. She holds a BA in Humanities and a Master’s Degree in World History from Universitat Pompeu Fabra (Barcelona, Spain). She has been a scholarship holder at the Department of Humanities at Universitat Pompeu Fabra and a visiting lecturer at the University of Delhi (India) http://cambridge.academia.edu/TeresaSeguraGarcia

 

Sunny Singh was born in Varanasi, India. She received her education in various parts of the world. She was graduated with honours from Brandeis University, Waltham, MA, in 1990 with a degree in English and American Literature. In  2000, she returned to college to pursue a master's degree in Spanish Language, Literature and Culture at the Jawaharlal Nehru University, New Delhi, which she completed with honours in May 2002.  She is currently enrolled in a PhD programme at the Universitat de Barcelona. In 2005, Sunny relocated to London, where she teaches creative writing at the London Metropolitan University. 

 

She has worked as a journalist, teacher, and as a management executive for multinationals in Mexico, Chile and South Africa. She gave up the corporate life for writing and after three books, and various writing projects in progress, still believes it was the best choice. She is also a playwright. http://www.sunnysingh.net/

 

Dr Fernando Wulff Alonso es Catedrático de Historia Antigua de la Universidad de Málaga, España. El ámbito de interés de sus investigaciones referidas a la India se ve en los títulos de su último libro Grecia en la India. El repertorio griego del Mahabharata, Ed. Akal, Madrid, 2008, y de dos artículos en prensa: “Heracles in the Mahabharata”, Rivista degli Studi Orientali y “A propósito de El Prodigio que fue India de Basham”, en Papeles de la India. En otros ámbitos ha trabajado también sobre mitología y género desde una perspectiva comparativa y sobre el uso de la Antigüedad en la historiografía y el nacionalismo españoles y europeos. Ha publicado igualmente libros y artículos sobre República Romana en Italia y sobre las sociedades hispanas de época romana y el impacto de Roma.