Bildergebnis für Isabel Carrera Suárez

CHAIR | Isabel Carrera Suárez

teaches at the University of Oviedo. Her research focuses on the intersections between postcolonialism and feminism, with recent work centred on urban writing. She has published widely on postcolonial literatures, particularly Canadian, Caribbean and Australian. She was Co-Chair of two EACLALS conferences (1996, 2017) and has been visiting scholar at Calgary University, U. of Toronto, U. of Adelaide, King’s College London, among others. She currently leads the research group Intersections, which is part of the Marie Curie ITN GRACE, and is editor of the European Journal of English Studies (EJES).


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SECRETARY | Melissa Kennedy

lectures in literature and culture studies at the Universities of Vienna, Passau, and JKU Linz. Her work brings critiques of economic inequality, precarity and poverty to postcolonial literary study. Her recent publications include a monograph, Narratives of Inequality: Postcolonial Literary Economics (Palgrave, 2017), a co-edited collection with Helga Ramsey-Kurz, Uncommon Wealths in Postcolonial Fiction (Brill, 2017), and essays on postcolonial economics in Reworking Postcolonialism: Globalization, Labour, Rights (Palgrave, 2016) and the Bloomsbury Handbook of Postcolonial Studies (forthcoming, 2017).


20180322-Retratos_Anglogermánica-02-117 TREASURER Liamar Durán-Almarza
is Senior Lecturer in English at the University of Oviedo. She specializes in Postcolonial Literatures and Gender Studies, with a special interest in the performative and literary productions of Caribbean Diasporas. In these areas, she has recently published in the EJES, E-misférica, Journal of American Studies, among others. She has co-edited various volumes in specialized publishers and she is the author of Performeras del Dominicanyork: Josefina Baéz y Chiqui Vicioso (UPV, 2010).




studied English and Italian literature at the universities of Salzburg, Belfast, and Stellenbosch. She is working as a research assistant in the English department at the University of Vienna. Her areas of teaching and research interests include English literature and culture, literary theory and postcolonial studies. She has co-edited Imagination in a Troubled Space: A Poetry Reader (Poetry Salzburg, 2004), and Trauma, Memory, and Narrative in South Africa: Essays (Rodopi, 2012).



FORMER CHAIR |Helga Ramsey-Kurz

teaches English literature at the Department of English at the University of Innsbruck. She has published widely on postcolonial writing, is author of the book The Non-Literate Other: Readings of Illiteracy in 20th-Century Novels in English, and has co-edited i.a. Projections of Paradise: Ideal Elsewheres in Postcolonial Migrant Literature and On the Move: The Journey of Refugees in New Literatures in English.



Liamar Durán Almarza, Isabel Carrera Suárez

University of Oviedo