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Dr Paloma Fresno Calleja

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Brief CV

Paloma Fresno-Calleja is Senior Lecturer in the Department of English at the University of the Balearic Islands where she teaches Postcolonial Literatures and Cultures and Gender Studies. She obtained her PhD in English Literature at the University of Oviedo in 2002. Her research focuses on cultural identity in postcolonial and diasporic contexts, with a special focus on New Zealand and the Pacific. She has published monographs on authors like Patricia Grace and Witi Ihimaera and numerous book chapters and articles in a range of national and international journals such as the Journal of Commonwealth Literature, Journal of Postcolonial Writing, Contemporary Women's Writing, Journal of New Zealand Studies, Journal of Popular Television, Continuum: Journal of Media and Cultural Studies, Australasian Drama Studies and Studies in Australasian Cinema. She is also translator and co-editor of Un País de Cuento. Veinte Relatos de Nueva Zelanda (2014), the first Spanish anthology of New Zealand short stories. She is lead researcher of the group 'Modern and Contemporary Anglophone Literatures' at the University of the Balearic Islands.


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Thesis advising

Thesis advisor during the academic year 2021-22 for the following PHD programmes:

Teaching, 5 previous years

Subject Information
11152 - Diasporic Identities in Contemporary Anglophone Literatures
11168 - Monographic seminar on literary and cultural specialization 1
  • Master's Degree in Modern Languages and Literatures2020-21
11190 - Master's Thesis
  • Master's in Modern Languages and Literatures2017-18
21813 - Postcolonial Literatures in English
21829 - Final Degree Project
21845 - Gender and Culture in the English-Speaking World
21846 - Practical Placements
22168 - Benchmark practicals: Foreign Language (English)
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