Dr Catherine Barbour

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Dr Catherine Barbour
Position/Fellowship type:
Associate Members - Assistant Professor in 20th- and 21st-Century Spanish Peninsular Studies (Trinity College Dublin)
Institute of Languages Cultures and Societies
Home institution:
Trinity College Dublin
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Research Summary and Profile

Research interests:
Language and Literature (Spanish)
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Catherine Barbour is Assistant Professor in 20th- and 21st-Century Spanish Peninsular Studies at Trinity College Dublin. She specializes in contemporary Iberian literary and cultural studies, with particular interests in women’s writing and women’s audio-visual production, Galician studies, migration and translingual literature. Her work has been published in the Bulletin of Spanish Studies, English in Education, International Journal of Iberian StudiesJournal of Romance Studies and Parallax, and she is author of the monograph Contemporary Galician Women Writers, published by Legenda in 2020. Barbour leads the multidisciplinary research network ‘Women’s (Im)Mobility in Times of Crisis’, a collaboration with the University of São Paulo. She is an elected member of the executive committee of the Modern Language Association Galician Forum.

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