Professor Marina Bettaglio

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Professor Marina Bettaglio
Position/Fellowship type:
Associate Members - Professor of Hispanic and Italian Studies (University of Victoria, BC)
Institute of Languages Cultures and Societies
Home institution:
University of Victoria in Canada
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Research Summary and Profile

Research interests:
Language and Literature (Italian), Language and Literature (Spanish)
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Marina Bettaglio is Professor of Hispanic and Italian Studies at the University of Victoria in Canada. Her research interests centre on gender and media studies in contemporary Spain, Latin America, and Italy. Her publications include Rappresentare la violenza di genere. Sguardi femministi tra critica, attivismo e scrittura, co-edited with Nicoletta Mandolini and Silvia Ross (Mimesis, 2018), Con el lápiz en la mano. Mujeres y comics a ambos lados del Atlántico, a special issue of Revista Canadiense de Estudios Hispánicos co-edited with Elizabeth Montes Garcés and María Elsy Cardona (2019), and the collection Poetas italianas contemporáneas en la Querella de las Mujeres (Dykinson, 2020). She is also the author of numerous articles on motherhood in Spanish and Italian culture. She currently holds an SSHRC Insight Grant to research ‘Maternal Self-Expression in Spanish Graphic Narratives: Beyond Patriarchy and Neoliberalism?' (2020-2025).

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