Pilar Martinez-Quiroga

 Pilar Martinez-Quiroga

Contact Information

4080 FLB
M/C 176
Urbana, IL 61801

Office Hours

  • SPRING 2019: M/W 10-11am
Teaching Assistant Professor
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Research Description

My research focuses on literary representations of communities of women from a multidisciplinary perspective that includes political, sociological, economic, philosophical, and anthropological issues, while paying special attention to instances of resistance, social change, and citizenship reflected in recent narratives written by Spanish women from a feminist and postcolonial perspective.

Education

  • PhD in Spanish Literature. Rutgers University
  • MA in Hispanic Literature. Rutgers University
  • BA in Hispanic Philology. Universidad de Santiago de Compostela

Courses

  • SPRING 2019: SPAN 250: Intro to Literary Analysis
  • SPRING 2019: SPAN 320 D: Spanish Cultural Studies II
  • SPRING 2019: SPAN SPAN 320 E: Spanish Cultural Studies II

Selected Publications

Journal Articles

La detective Bruna Husky de Rosa Montero: feminismo, distopía y conciencia cyborg Hispania 101.2 2018, p. 306-317.
Humor, feminismo y crítica social en la novela española contemporánea Bulletin of Spanish Studies 92.6 2015, p. 931-949..
Unha espía no Reino de Galicia de Manuel Rivas: O humor e a construcción da identidade nacional galega Revista de Filología Románica 31.2 2014, p. 209-226.
Martinez-Quiroga, Pilar Madrid y Almudena Grandes: ‘resistentes natas' Letras Femeninas 39 1 2013, p. 67-80.

Book Contributions

Black, Black, Black by Marta Sanz: From ‘Hiperhistérico’ Crime Fiction to Social Realism Spanish and Latin American Women’s Crime Fiction in the New Millennium: From Noir to Gris edited by Nancy Vosburg, edited by Nina Molinaro. Black, Black, Black by Marta Sanz: From ‘Hiperhistérico’ Crime Fiction to Social Realism Edited by Nancy Vosburg, Edited by Nina Molinaro, Newcastle Cambridge Scholars Publishing 2017, p. 17-30.
Martinez-Quiroga, Pilar City and Community in María Reimóndez's O club da calceta Toward a Multicultural Configuration of Spain: Local Cities, Global Spaces edited by Ana Corbalán, edited by Ellen Mayock. City and Community in María Reimóndez's O club da calceta Edited by Ana Corbalán, Edited by Ellen Mayock, Madison Fairleigh Dickinson UP 2014, p. 43-53.

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