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Dr Paloma Fresno Calleja
Dr Paloma Fresno Calleja
University Lecturer
English Philology

Dr Paloma Fresno Calleja


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.


Subjects taught. Academic Year 2019-20

Subjects taught
Subject Degree/campus
21813 - Postcolonial Literatures in English

Teaching, 5 previous years

Subject Degree
10652 - Gender and Diversity: Textual and Cultural Politics
  • Master's in Modern Languages and Literatures 2014-15
11152 - Diasporic Identities in Contemporary Anglophone Literatures
11190 - Master's Thesis
  • Master's in Modern Languages and Literatures 2017-18
21813 - Postcolonial Literatures in English
  • Degree in Catalan Language and Literature2014-15, 2015-16, 2016-17, 2017-18, 2018-19
  • Degree in English Studies2014-15, 2015-16, 2016-17, 2017-18, 2018-19
21829 - Final Degree Project
  • Degree in English Studies2014-15, 2016-17, 2018-19
21845 - Gender and Culture in the English-Speaking World
  • Degree in English Studies2014-15, 2015-16, 2016-17
21846 - Practical Placements
  • Degree in English Studies2016-17
22168 - Benchmark practicals: Foreign Language (English)
  • Degree in Primary Education 2014-15, 2018-19
4906 - English Drama
  • English Philology 2014-15
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