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Ph.D. in Arts and Humanities. 1989-1993. Department of Modern Philology. University of León. Spain. 
Major concentration: English. Areas of specialization include Contemporary Literature and Contemporary Literary Theory, Translation Studies and Contrastive Analysis of English and Spanish.

M.A. in Spanish Literature. 1998-2000. Department of Romance Languages University of Washington.

B.A. in Arts and Humanities. 1989. Department of Modern Philology. University of León. Spain. 
Major: English Literature and Linguistics. 
Minors: Spanish Literature and Linguistics. General Linguistics, Translation Studies and
Contrastive Analysis of English/Spanish.

Certificate in Language Pedagogy and Methodology. University of León. 1989-1990

"The Fear of the Other: Fable, Myth and Neogothic Romance in Doris Lessing's The Fifth Child" in Todd, Richard and Flora, Luisa ed.  Theme Parks, Rainforests and Sprouting Wastelands.  European Essays on Theory and performance in Contemporary British Fiction.  Amsterdam, Atlanta: Rodopi, 2000, 113-114.

"Race and Displacement in Joan Riley's the Unbelonging" in Galvan, Fernando and Bengoechea, Mercedes.  On Writing and Race in Contemporary Literature.  Alcala de Henares: Servicio de Publicaciones de la Unversidad de Alcala. 1999.181-187

"Subversive Storytelling: the Construction of Girlhood through Magic and Fairytale in Jeanette Winterson's Oranges are Not the Only Fruit en Ruth Saxton's The Girl.  Constructions of the Girl in Contemporary Fiction by Women.  New York: St. Martin's Press, 1998, 119-134.

"Zora Nearle hurston, Maya Angelou Jill Nelson: identidad, mestizaje cultural y experiencia postcolonial en la autobiografia afro-americana femenina contemporanea" (in press: accepted for publication in the Proceeding of the Summer Course on Comparative Literature: Letras en el Espejo held at the University of Leon).

"Mijail Bajtin y los desafios de la teoria literaria contemporanea: de la poetica a la hermeneutica historica, dialogica y cultural," in Estudios Humanisticos, Filologia, 18, (1997), 207-222.

"Fictions of Autobiography: the Process of Rewriting Authobiographical Experience within Lessing's text" (abstract of the paper presented in the MLS Convention in San Diego, December 1994). Published in the Doris Lessing's Newsletter, 17 (1995), 1, 8.

"The Feminine Novel of Initiation: Doris Lessing in the tradition of bildugrsroman," dissertation abstract, Doris Lessing Newsletter, 17 (1995), 1, 10.

"El regreso de Doris Lessing al realismo en The Good Terrorist: ingenuidad formal o experimentacion con los limites de la representacion?. Estudios Humanisticos.  17 (1995), 317-29.

"Veinte reglas para la correcta lectura y escritura de los numberales en Ingles" (in colaboration with Petra Diez).  Gimeno Sanz,  A.  A Practical Approach.  Un Enfoque Practico.  Valencia: Servicio de Publicaciones de la U.  Politecnica de Valencia. 1994.

"A Proper Marriage de Doris Lessing: crecer como mujer" en Ardanaz, Margarite et ali (ed), Estudios de la Mujer en el Ambito de los Paises de Habla Inglesa, Madrid: Universidad Complutense de Madrid.  (1994), 207-218.

"La Exploracion de los roles femeninos en Martha Quest y A Proper Marriage de Doris Lessing."  La mujer en la literatura inglesa y norteamericana contemporanea. Alcala de Henares: Servicio de Publicaciones de la Universidad de Alcala de Henares, 1993. 55-67.

"En torno a Doris Lessing: la reinterpretacion de la figure mitica de la heroina en Martha Quest."  Ruiz J. M and barrio J. M.  Estudios de Literature en Lengua Inglesa en el Siglo XX.  Valladolid: Instituto de Ciencias de la Educacion, U. de Valladolid.  1992, 217-27.

Colaboration in the edition of Anievas et al (eds).  Ensayos en Memoria de Herman Melville.  Leion: Secretariato de Publicaciones de la Universidad de Leon, 1992.

"Virginia Woolf's Mrs Dalloway: A Journey into the Inner Mind."  Estudios Humanisticos.  V. XIV, Filologia, 1992. 157-169.


Methodology of Language Teaching Certificate.  1989-1990.  Institute of Education, University of Leon.

Postdoctoral research Fellowship granted by the Spanish Ministry of Education.  April - December 1996.  July - December 1997.  English Department.  University of Washington.



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