Dr Deidre Kelly

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Dr Deidre Kelly
PhD in Hispanic Studies from Trinity College Dublin
Position/Fellowship type:
Associate Members - Lecturer in Spanish (Technological University Dublin)
Institute of Languages Cultures and Societies
Home institution:
Technological University Dublin
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Research Summary and Profile

Research interests:
Language and Literature (Spanish)
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Deirdre Kelly is a lecturer in Spanish at Technological University Dublin and holds a PhD in Hispanic Studies from Trinity College Dublin. Her research areas include: 20th- and 21st-century Spanish literary, visual and cultural studies; Rosa Montero and other contemporary Spanish authors; Spanish women’s writing; Spanish life writing; memory debates in contemporary Spain; Spain and the Holocaust. She is currently completing a monograph on Rosa Montero’s life writing. She is also working on a research project that focuses on the representation in contemporary graphic novels of Spanish Republicans in Nazi concentration camps. Deirdre is co-editor of the Open Forum of the International Journal of Iberian Studies and Communications Officer for the Association of Contemporary Iberian Studies.

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