Raquel Vega-Duran, Ph.D.
Areas of Expertise
European History, Feminist Theory, Film and Literature, Gender Studies, Immigration, Media Studies, Relationship Between Literature and Art, Spanish History, Women’s History
Selected Research and Publications
“United Spains? North African Immigration and the Question of Spanish Identity in Poniente,” forthcoming in Afro-Hispanic Review 32:1, Spring 2014.
“Tales of Two Shores: The Re-Establishment of Dialogue Across the Strait of Gibraltar,” forthcoming in African Immigrants in Contemporary Spanish Texts: Crossing the Straits, edited by Victoria L. Ketz and Debra Faszer-McMahon (Burlington, VT: Ashgate, 2014).
“El mosaico textual de Amarga luz: un autodescubrimiento literario a través de la obra de Marga Gil Roësset,” forthcoming in the monographic issue of Letras Femeninas on “Women’s Gaze: Female Visual Narratives and Narrations of the Visual in the Luso-Hispanic World,” Summer 2014.
“Street, City, and Region as Global Contact Zones: Glocalized Self-Identities and Stereotypes in the Graphic Novel El Nord,” forthcoming in Towards a Multicultural Configuration of Spain: Local Cities, Global Spaces, edited by Ana Corbalán and Ellen Mayock (Newark, NJ: Fairleigh Dickinson University Press, 2014).
Selected Awards and Affiliations
Faculty Summer Fellowship in the Humanities. Gould Center for Humanistic Studies, Claremont McKenna College, 2010
Research Grant from the Program for Cultural Cooperation Between Spain’s Ministry of Culture and United States Universities. Spanish Ministry of Culture, 2010
Jean Monnet Fellowship for research on issues of European integration. European Commission, the European Union Center, and the Horace H. Rackham School of Graduate Studies, University of Michigan, 2008
Center for European Studies Research Grant for dissertation research on Spanish immigration policies, University of Michigan, 2007
Alice Webber Glover Award for research on Spanish film. Department of Screen Arts and Cultures, University of Michigan, 2005
Raquel Vega-Duran, Ph.D.
Assistant ProfessorEducation: B.A., Universidad de Sevilla, Spain; Certificate of Graduate Studies in Film Studies, University of Michigan; Ph.D., University of Michigan Department(s): Modern Languages and LiteraturesOffice Hours: Tuesday, 9 -12 p.m., or by appointmentEmail: firstname.lastname@example.orgPhone: (909) 607-9330Address: Roberts North 219
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