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Dr Astrid Marie Schwegler Castañer

  • Despatx BE12Primer pisRamon Llull

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Brief CV

Astrid Schwegler Castañer has a BA degree in English Philology and an MA degree in Modern Languages and Literatures from the University of the Balearic Islands. In 2016 she obtained a predoctoral research grant with which she completed in 2020 her doctoral thesis on culinary discourses in the work of Asian-Australian authors with the highest distinction.

Her research, focused on the representation of food and discourses on food in literature and visual arts, has been presented at numerous conferences, mostly international, financed with scholarships and travel grants awarded by different associations. Her work has led to publications in international indexed journals such as Continuum: Journal of Media & Cultural Studies, Journal of Postcolonial Writing, and Feminist Media Studies.

Teaching

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Teaching, 5 previous years

Subject Information
21375 - English for Health and Behavioural Sciences
21800 - Comprehension and Interpretation of Academic Texts in English
21804 - Cultural Insights into the English-Speaking World I
  • Degree in Catalan Language and Literature2020-21
  • Degree in English Studies2020-21
21810 - English Language IV
  • Degree in Catalan Language and Literature2020-21
  • Degree in English Studies2020-21
21816 - Understanding English Grammar I
21818 - Cultural Insights into the English-Speaking World II
21819 - English Language VI
  • Degree in Catalan Language and Literature2020-21
  • Degree in English Studies2020-21
21829 - Final Degree Project
22035 - English Language and Culture
  • Degree in Early Childhood Education2016-17
  • Degree in Early Childhood Education (2009 syllabus)2016-17

Research

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Contemporary Anglophone Literatures (LITANGLO) Member
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