CV, papers and publications

Main education

  1. PhD Screen Studies, Liverpool John Moores University (GTA studentship) 2015 – 2018 (expected)
  2. PGC AP (Postgraduate Certificate in Academic Practice), Manchester Metropolitan University, 2014 – 2015, Grade: Distinction (1st)
  3. MA in Latin American Cultural Studies, University of Manchester, 2010, Grade: Merits
  4. PGCE in Language and Literature, University of Valencia, 2006  Curso de Aptitud Pedagógica, CAP], Official UK QTS obtained in 2008. Grade: N/A
  5. BA in Spanish Philology, Universidad de Vigo/Uned, 2006 [Licenciatura en Filología Española] Grade 2:1

Certified translations and NARIC equivalents can be provided for all non-UK qualifications.

Book Chapters and articles:

  1. It came from the ‘Other’ side. Borders, security and anxiety in (Fear) the Walking Dead. Article in Trespassing  Journal: Trespassing Borders
  2. Damaged Survivors in ‘The Walking Dead’ (TV): Conflict, Gender and Performativity in relation to Daryl and Carol’s Narrative Arcs. – Book chapter in Gender and Horror (TV) [Forthcoming]
  3. Motherhood, domesticity and nurture in the post-apocalyptic world: negotiating femininity in ‘The Walking Dead’; Book Chapter in Women who Kill in English-Speaking Cinema and TV Series of the Postfemisnit Era. Editors: Zachary Baqué (Université Toulouse), Cristelle Maury (Université Toulouse) and David Roche (Université Toulouse) [Forthcoming]
  4. This is not Paradise and the Journey Was not Worth it: Globalisation, Financial Crisis and the Portrayal of the Sub-Saharan Immigrant in Three Spanish Films – Book Chapter in Cast-Away at Sea: Immigration in 21st Century Film. Editors: Nicole Beth Wallenbrock (University of Tennessee) and Frank Jacob (CUNY) [Forthcoming]

Conference Proceedings and Other Publications:

  1. Film Review: Truman (Cesc Gay, 2015), Chasqui: Revista de Literatura Latinoamericana [Forthcoming]
  2. El género fílmico y el guión cinematográfico en la clase de ELE, IX Jornadas Didácticas del Instituto Cervantes de Mánchester, Instituto Cervantes, July 2016 [Film genre and Scriptwriting in the Spanish Language Classroom, Forthcoming]
  3. Trabajando con el imperfecto y el indefinido en la clase de ELE: propuestas didácticas , VII Jornadas Didácticas del Instituto Cervantes de Mánchester, Instituto Cervantes, June 2014 [Resources for working with past tenses in the Spanish Classroom, registration number  503-15-026-2] Available in Spanish at http://cvc.cervantes.es/ensenanza/biblioteca_ele/publicaciones_centros/PDF/manchester_2013-2014/10_suarez.pdf
  4. Actividades en entornos digitales: exposición a muestras reales de lengua, VI Jornadas Didácticas del Instituto Cervantes de Mánchester, 2013 [Resources in online platforms: being in contact with real language registration number  503-15-026-2] Available in Spanish at http://cvc.cervantes.es/ensenanza/biblioteca_ele/publicaciones_centros/PDF/manchester_2013-2014/03_suarez.pdf 
  5. Usando concursos televisivos como escenario de aprendizaje de una L2, Actas de las V Jornadas Didácticas del Instituto Cervantes de Mánchester [Digital Proceedings at the Centro Virtual Cervantes, registration number M-22779-2013, Using TV panel and quiz shows as platforms in  L2 acquisition] Available in Spanish at http://cvc.cervantes.es/ensenanza/biblioteca_ele/publicaciones_centros/PDF/manchester_2012/06_suarez.pdf
  6. El uso de la animación 3D como herramienta de aprendizaje de una segunda lengua, Actas de las IV Jornadas Didácticas del Instituto Cervantes de Mánchester , Instituto Cervantes Manchester (Manchester: 2011), pages 55-62 [The use of 3D animation as a tool in L2 Acquisition] [Also available in Spanish at http://cvc.cervantes.es/ensenanza/biblioteca_ele/publicaciones_centros/PDF/manchester_2011/10_fernandez.pdf]
  7. La adaptación y la mediatización sémica: aproximaciones a Hamlet a través de Kenneth Branagh y Franco Zefirelli in Becerra, Carmen (et al.); Lectura: imágenes, Universidade de Vigo (Vigo: 2001), pages 515-523 [Adaptation and Semiotic Mediation: Approaches to Hamlet through Kenneth Branagh and Franco Zefirelli]

Presentations, Conferences and Symposiums:

  1. Stereotyping the Immigrant and Victimization in Two Spanish Films: La venta del paraíso (2012) and Evelyn (2012) – LJMU LSS Research Lunch [Forthcoming 2018]
  2. Globalisation and the Portrayal of Sub-Saharan Immigrants in Spanish Films. Paper at Graduate School Day. LJMU [26th July 2017]
  3. Character design for the language classroom. Workshop for teachers of Spanish. Instituto Cervantes Manchester [1st July 2017]
  4. The Spanish Financial Crisis: Culprits and Pardon in El desconocido (Dani de la Torre, 2015) – Contemporary Spanish Screen Media and Responses to Crisis and Aftermath, University of Manchester, 31 March – 1 April 2017
  5. “Poor little you, if only you knew better, you wouldn’t be in this trouble!” Victimising and blaming the immigrant in contemporary Spanish film. – MeCCSA Conference 2017 (Media, Communication and Cultural Studies Association). Theme: Culture, Media, Equiality and Freedom, 11-13 January 2017, Leeds
  6. Delineating Borders: Representing Difference and Migration in Spanish Film – Peers Symposium, University of Liverpool [04th November 2016]
  7. Identifying factors in the Spanish economic crisis through places in El desconocido – Forum of Iberian Studies, University of Oxford. [29-30 September 2016]
  8. Film Genre and Scriptwriting in the Spanish as a Second Language Classroom. – Instituto Cervantes Manchester. Workshops for Teachers of Spanish, 1st July 2016.
  9. Victims of the Spaniard: The portrayal of the Latin American Immigrant in La venta del paraíso (Emilio Ruiz Barrachina, 2012) and Evelyn (Isabel de Ocampo, 2012) – BAFTSS Conference [14th April 2016]
  10. Victims of the Spaniard: The portrayal of the Latin American Immigrant in La venta del paraíso (Emilio Ruiz Barrachina, 2012) and Evelyn (Isabel de Ocampo, 2012) – SLAS Conference [7th April 2016]
  11. Poster Presentation: “The African and Latin American Immigrant in Spanish Film since 2005: a (Post)Colonial View through the Lens of Gender. Historical Background.” LJMU Research Day, 25th-26th of June 2015
  12. Intersections of gender and race in the portrayal of Latin American and African immigrants in Spanish Films; Rethinking (Re)Presentation, University of Manchester, 5th of June 2015
  13. Poetry in the Spanish Language classroom, workshop for the Sixth Form Day, Manchester Metropolitan University, November 2014
  14. Actividades para practicar los pasados en la clase de ELE, VII Jornadas Didácticas del Instituto Cervantes de Mánchester, Instituto Cervantes, June 2014
  15. El uso de microcuentos en la clase de ELE, I Encuentro de Profesores de ELE en Centros Universitarios del Norte de Inglaterra, Manchester Metropolitan University / Instituto Cervantes / University of Manchester, December 2013
  16. Actividades en entornos online: exposición a muestras reales de lengua, VI Jornadas Didácticas del Instituto Cervantes de Mánchester, 2013
  17. Usando concursos televisivos como escenario de aprendizaje de una L2,  V Jornadas Didácticas del Instituto Cervantes de Mánchester 2012
  18. The digital divide, branding and the online presence of Latinos in the US, October 2012, IR13.0 Conference
  19. Usando concursos televisivos como escenario de aprendizaje de una L2, 29th June 2012, Workshop for teachers, Instituto Cervantes Manchester [The use of TV quiz shows and panel shows as a tool in Second Language Acquisition]
  20. El uso de la animación 3D como herramienta de aprendizaje de una segunda lengua, 1st July 2011 , Workshop for teachers, Instituto Cervantes Manchester  [The use of 3D animation as a tool in Second Language Acquisition]
  21. La adaptación y la mediatización sémica: aproximaciones a Hamlet a través de Kenneth Branagh y Franco Zefirelli; at the I Comparative Literature: Film Congress, 13th-17th December 1999, Vigo
  22. Theatre and Theory of Reception: Brief Analysis of Hamlet; 1st-3rd July 1999; I Theatre Studies Conference, Vigo

Other training and Certificates:

  1. Mental Health First Aid training, Mental Health First Aid England, Summer 2016
  2. Workshop for Teachers of Spanish as a Second Language (design and delivery of workshop), Instituto Cervantes Manchester:
    1. July 2017 on Designing Characters in the Language Classroom
    2. July 2016 on Using Scriptwriting in the Language Classroom
    3. July 2014 on working with past tenses
    4. July 2013 on digital platforms in the Language Classroom
    5. July 2012 on TV shows and quizzes in the Language Classroom
    6. July 2011 on using animation software in the Language Classroom
  3. Certificate of Examiner DELE [Examiner of the Official Spanish Certificate as a Second Language]:
    1. DELE A2/B1 for UK Schools [GCSE and A-Level], Instituto Cervantes, May 2016
    2. DELE A1/A2 –  Instituto Cervantes, March 2014
    3. DELE B1/B2 – Instituto Cervantes, August 2013
    4. DELE C1/C2 – Instituto Cervantes, October 2011
  4. Certificate of Tutor for the AVE Global platform (software for distance teaching and learning, Spanish Language), Instituto Cervantes, July 2015 and June 2012
  5. Training for teachers of Spanish as a Second Language “Profesor ELE 2.0″ (Teacher of Spanish as a Second Language 2.0”), University of Rioja, Spain (in progress, 2014)
  6. I Conference for Teachers of Spanish at Universities in the North West of England, December 2013
  7. Graduate Teaching Asssistant (GTA) Training, University of Manchester, 2nd November 2011
  8. Certificate of Valencian Language: A1, A2 and B level, JQCV (Official exams), June 2006

Translations: 

  1. Security devices and installations: for Conception Consultancy (2012)
  2. Description of software and apps: for FDM Translations (2010-utd)
  3. Notes for a TV commercial: for Sound Films (UK), 2009
  4. Mediterranean recipes: for Global Editions (Valencia, Spain), 2004
  5. Travel guide data: for Uno Ediciones (Valencia, Spain), 2004
  6. Book: Oliveira Malvar, Mercedes; La educación sentimental: una propuesta para adolescentes, Icaria (Barcelona: 1998)

Other publications:

  1. Manes / La Cuentacuentos, Torremozas (Madrid: 2008).

 

Other:

XX International Literary Award “Ana María Matute”, April 2008, organized by Editorial Torremozas, Spain

 

Webmaster:

  • Creation of a blog for the research project “Feminization of Labour”, 2012
  • Creation of a blog for the Conference “Material Matters” at the University of Giessen, 2014
  • Creation of a blog for FLAME Research Centre, MMU (Transferred ownership)
  • Creation of a blog for a Regional PGR Network of Spanish and Latin American Screen Studies (under development)
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