Alberto Mira – Queer uses of cinephilia in Moix’ memoirs

Event Date: 15 November 2015 Picture Gallery, Founder’s Building, Royal Holloway, University of London Egham, Surrey TW20 0EX The 2016 David Vilaseca Memorial Lecture Dr Alberto Mira (Oxford Brookes) – Queer uses of cinephilia in Moix’ memoirs Autobiographical writing by Hispanic queer authors shows a recurring interest on the movies both as a source for queer education and as a …

Louise Johnson – Glamour in the Changing Room: Eduardo Mendicutti and the ‘Beckham Effect’

Event Date: 10 November 2014 Main Lecture Theatre (MLT), Founder’s Building, Royal Holloway, University of London Egham, Surrey TW20 0EX The 2014 David Vilaseca Memorial Lecture Dr Louise Johnson (Sheffield) – Glamour in the Changing Room: Eduardo Mendicutti and the ‘Beckham Effect’ This lecture considers Spanish novelist and journalist Eduardo Mendicutti’s high camp fictional foray behind the scenes at Real …

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Anna De Fina – Latin Americans in the U.S.: Processes of identity negotiation in transnational space

                                                             Event Date: 5 July 2013 Room B36 Birkbeck Main Building Birkbeck, University of London Malet Street London WC1E 7HX The International Association for the Study of Spanish in Society presents: Professor Anna De Fina (Georgetown) – Latin Americans in the U.S.: Processes of identity negotiation in transnational space In this paper I analyze …

Clare Mar-Molinero – Returning ‘home’: Language and identity issues for returning Mexican migrants

                                                             Event Date: 5 July 2013 Room B36 Birkbeck Main Building Birkbeck, University of London Malet Street London WC1E 7HX The International Association for the Study of Spanish in Society presents: Professor Clare Mar-Molinero (Southampton) – Returning ‘home’: Language and identity issues for returning Mexican migrants This paper will explore not just the role …