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Dr José Igor Prieto Arranz

  • Despatx 5Primer pisBeatriu de Pinós


Brief CV

Dr J. Igor Prieto-Arranz is senior lecturer in English at the University of the Balearic Islands' Department of Modern and Classical Languages, where he teaches courses on British history and culture, English language and critical theory at both undergraduate and postgraduate level. He holds a European PhD in English from the University of Oviedo (2002). He has researched in the fields of SLA, translation and, most especially, cultural studies, his main interest being the expression and representation of identity.
He has (co-) authored or (co-)edited various volumes including A (Dis)United Kingdom: The Discourse of British Tourist Promotion and its Translation into Spanish (Oviedo UP, 2005), Commenting on Texts. Literature, History, the Media (UIB Press, 2006), A Comparison of Popular TV in English and Spanish Speaking Societies: Soaps, Sci-Fi, Sitcoms, Adult Cartoons, and Cult Series (Edwin Mellen, 2010) and De-Centring Cultural Studies: Past, Present and Future of Popular Culture. Spaces and Contexts (Cambridge Scholars, 2013).
He has contributed several chapters to volumes published by Springer, John Benjamins or Multilingual Matters, and his articles have been published in prestigious international journals like the Journal of Tourism and Cultural Change, the Journal of Popular Culture, Language, Culture and Curriculum, the Bulletin of Spanish Studies, the Journal of Language, Identity & Education or CLIO: A Journal of Literature, History, and the Philosophy of History.

Dr Prieto-Arranz has been exchange coordinator for English Studies (2009-2012), Deputy Head of the University of the Balearic Islands' Doctoral School (EDUIB, 2015-2018) and the University of the Balearic Islands' Director of International Development (2018-2021).


Office Hours

Lecturer Tutorial Times
Start Date End Date Day Start Time End Time Location
12/09/2022 12/02/2023 Monday 10.00 11.00 Despatx 5, Ed. Beatriu de Pinós

Thesis advising

Thesis advisor during the academic year 2022-23 for the following PHD programmes:

Teaching, 5 previous years

Subject Information
11154 - To Be or Not to Be: An Analysis of Written Expressions of Identity from a Cultural Studies Perspective
21804 - Cultural Insights into the English-Speaking World I
21829 - Final Degree Project


Research groups

Group Membership type
British and comparative cultural studies: identities and representation (BRICCS) Main researcher
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