Professor Xon de Ros

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Professor Xon de Ros
Position/Fellowship type:
International Advisory Board - Professor of Modern Spanish Studies (Lady Margaret Hall, Oxford)
Institute of Languages Cultures and Societies
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Research Summary and Profile

Research interests:
Language and Literature (Spanish)
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Xon de Ros is Professor in Modern Spanish Studies, Rhodes Trust D.M. Fellow at Lady Margaret Hall and Lecturer at Somerville College, Oxford. Her areas of research are Spanish modernism, with a particular interest in the interrelations between literature and the visual arts, and also poetry. Publications include A Companion to Spanish Women Studies, edited with Geraldine Hazbun (Tamesis/Boydel and Brewer, 2011); Primitivismo y Modernismo: El Legado de María Blanchard (Lang, 2007); Words in Action, co-edited with F. Bonaddio, a special issue of Bulletin of Spanish Studies, 83 (2006); and Crossing Fields in Modern Spanish Culture (Legenda, 2003, co-edited with Federico Bonaddio).  She is a member of the Advisory Board of the Centre for Iberian and Latin American Visual Studies CILAVS (Birkbeck College, University of London) and of the Editorial Board of the Revista de Estética y Teoría de las Artes of the University of Seville, and of the International Gender Studies Centre. She was  joint organizer of the 10th Anniversary Conference of Women in Spanish and Portuguese Studies (WISPS) held at LMH in October 2009.

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