Alicia Castillo Villanueva

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Alicia Castillo Villanueva is Assistant Professor in Spanish at Dublin City University. Prior to this, she held different academic positions at the University College Cork and the University of Limerick. She has a primary degree in Hispanic Philology, a MA in Hispanic Studies and Literary Translation, and a PhD on Gender Studies. She is a member of EROSS (Expressions Research Orientations: Sexualities Studies) and the CTTS (Centre for Translation and Textual Studies). 

Alicia’s research lies on the fields of Feminist and Sexuality Studies. 


Edited Book

Year Publication
2019 Pintado Gutiérrez, L. & Castillo Villanueva, A (Ed.). (2019) New Approaches to Translation, Conflict and Memory. Narratives of the Spanish Civil War and the Dictatorship. Switzerland: Palgrave Macmillan, [Link] [DOI]

Guest Editor

Year Publication
2021 Castillo Villanueva, A. & Pintado Gutiérrez, L. (2021) Special issue in Perspectives, Studies in Translatology: Narrative accounts of the Spanish Civil War and Franco’s dictatorship: translation and memory at a crossroad. GUESTE

Peer Reviewed Journal

Year Publication
2021 Castillo Villanueva, A. & Pintado Gutiérrez, L. (2021) 'Narrative accounts of the Spanish Civil War and Franco’s dictatorship: translation and memory at a crossroad'. Perspectives: Studies in Translatology, 29 (1):100-102. [Link] https://doi.org/10.1080/0907676X.2020.1724661
2019 Castillo Villanueva, Alicia (2019) 'Por tu bien y Néixer, reflexiones audiovisuales sobre la violencia obstétrica'. Bulletin of Spanish Studies, .
2019 Castillo Villanueva, A. & Pintado Gutiérrez, L. (2019) 'Transcultural Memory and Translation in La voz dormida (2002)'. Perspectives: Studies in Translatology, . [DOI]
2015 Castillo Villanueva, Alicia (2015) 'El cuerpo como espacio de escritura de la subjetividad en Beatriz y los cuerpos celestes (1998) de Lucía Etxebarría. Dossiers Feministes'. 20 :19-31. http://www.e-revistes.uji.es/index.php/dossiers/issue/view/151

Book Chapter

Year Publication
2021 Pintado Gutiérrez, L. & Castillo Villanueva, A. (2021) 'Transcultural Memory and Translation in Contemporary Spanish Fiction' In: Routledge Handbook of Translation and Memory. UK : Routledge.
2019 Castillo Villanueva, A. & Pintado Gutiérrez, L. (2019) 'Emerging Trends in Reassessing Translation, Conflict, and Memory' In: New Approaches to Translation, Conflict and Memory. Narratives of the Spanish Civil War and the Dictatorship. Switzerland : Palgrave Macmillan. [Link] [DOI]
2017 Castillo Villanueva, Alicia (2017) 'Narratives of Violence and Resistance in Spanish Women Writers' In: Women, Violence and Resistance. Tunisia : Arabesques Editions.
2017 Castillo Villanueva, Alicia (2017) 'The recession in contemporary Spanish cinema: Masculinities in transition' In: The Dynamics of Masculinity in Contemporary Spanish Culture. London and New York : Routhledge.
2015 Castillo Villanueva, Alicia (2015) 'Cultural change and feminist discourse in the sitcom Media Naranja (1986) by Rosa Montero' In: A New Gaze: Women Creators of Film and Television in Democratic Spain. Newcastle upon Tyne : Cambridge Scholar Publisisng.
2014 Castillo Villanueva, Alicia (2014) 'Madrid as a glocal enclave in El Otro Lado: un acercamiento a Lavapiés by Basel Ramsis' In: Toward a Multicultural Configuration of Spain: Local Cities, Global Spaces. Madison : Fairleigh Dickinson University Press (Rowman & Littelefield.
2012 Castillo Villanueva, Alicia (2012) 'Violencia y empoderamiento en las escritoras españolas: de la Transición al nuevo milenio' In: Más igualdad, redes para la igualdad. Sevilla : Arcibel, Colección Audem.
2008 Castillo Villanueva (2008) 'Esa imagen que en el espejo se detiene: cuerpo e identidad en las representaciones culturales de la violencia de género' In: Escribir con el cuerpo. Valencia : Colección Tabla Redonda, E Cultura.

Other Journal

Year Publication
2016 Castillo Villanueva, Alicia and Pintado Gutiérrez, Lucía (2016) 'In conversation with Nick Caistor: Women´s voices beyond national frontiers' .

Conference Contribution

Year Publication
2021 Alicia Castillo (2021) Dublin LGBTQ+ Asylum Seekers Plenary: Dr Calogero Giametta, Mapping Homo/Transphobia: The Valorisation of the LGBT Protection Category in the Refugee-Granting System Online - DCU, 09/04/2021-10/04/2021.
2021 Sarah Meehan, JP. Imbert, Alicia Castillo, Angelos Bollas (2021) Disabilities, Arts and Sexualities https://www.disabilitiesartsexualitiesconf.org/ Online - EROSS, DCU, 11/03/2021-13/03/2021.
2021 Alicia Castillo (2021) Visual & Queer Deconstructions of Compulsory Able-Bodiedness. Disabilities, Arts and Sexualities https://www.disabilitiesartsexualitiesconf.org/ Online - EROSS, DCU, 11/03/2021-13/03/2021.
2019 Castillo Villanueva, Alicia (2019) Representaciones audiovisuales de violencia obstétrica WISPS Annual Conference University of Maynooth, 01/11/2019-02/11/2019.
2019 Alicia Castillo (2019) HIV/AIDS Then and Now: A World Conference on HIV/AIDS, Culture and Memory Hosted in the School of Applied Language and Intercultural Studies (SALIS) at Dublin City University (DCU), this world conference is organised by EROSS (Expressions, Research Orientations: Sexuality Studies). The conference aims to explore the dynamics of cultural memory and its confluence with HIV/AIDS Dublin City University, 14/11/2019-15/05/2020.
2018 Castillo Villanueva, Alicia and Pintado Gutiérrez, Lucía (2018) Género, poder y memoria en la traducción de La voz dormida (2002) de Dulce Chacón III Symposium on Literary Translation and Contemporary Iberia.Translation, Power and Politics Universidad Católica de Lisboa, 21/11/2018-23/11/2018.
2017 Castillo Villanueva, Alicia and Pintado Gutiérrez, Lucía (2017) Translation, Conflict and Memory II Symposium on Literary Translation and Contemporary Iberia Co-organiser of the II Symposium on Literary Translation and Contemporary Iberia Dublin City University, .
2016 Castillo Villanueva, Alicia and Pintado Gutiérrez, Lucía (2016) Translating the experience of Republican women in contemporary Spanish fiction: The Sleeping Voice (2002) Memory and Translatio University College Cork, .
2016 Castillo Villanueva, Alicia and Pintado Gutiérrez, Lucía (2016) Looking at the Past Through Translation: Story and History in the Sleeping Voice (2002) by Dulce Chacón Translation, conflict and memory University College Cork, .
2016 Castillo Villanueva, Alicia and Pintado Gutiérrez, Lucía (2016) Reframing Conflict: Memory and Translation of Republican Women Translation and Memory Dublin City University, .
2016 Castillo Villanueva, Alicia and Pintado Gutiérrez, Lucía (2016) In conversation with Nick Caistor: History, Memory and Translation in Hispanic Literature Guest speaker Nick Caistor Dublin City University, .
2015 Castillo Villanueva (2015) El cuerpo como espacio de escritura de la subjetividad en Beatriz y los cuerpos celestes Literatura contemporánea Conferencia online, .
2013 Castillo Villanueva, Alicia (2013) Women Then and Now in Spanish Theatre, Cinema and Television Women and Television Trinity College, Dublin, .
2013 Castillo Villanueva, Alicia (2013) Social and Political Violence against Republican Women in Post-War Spain Spanish Civil War, women, violence University of Leicester, UK, 11/03/2013-14/03/2013.
2013 Castillo Villanueva (2013) Social change and feminist discourse in the sitcom Media Naraja (1986), by Rosa Montero Women in television, Spanish transition to democracy University Carlos III, Madrid, 12/11/2013-14/11/2013.
2013 Castillo Villanueva, Alicia (2013) Cambios socio-políticos y representaciones culturales en el postfranquismo: el caso de la Movida Madrileña Arte, música, cambio social, democracia Leicester, 11/03/2013-14/03/2013.
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Professional Associations

Association Function From / To
Centre fort Translation and Textual Studies (CTTS). SALIS, Dublin City University Member -
EROSS, Expressions Research Orientations: Sexuality Studies. Dublin City University Member -
WISPS Women in Spanish and Portuguese Studies Member -

Committees

Committee Function From / To
Chair of the Bachelor of Arts (Joint Honours) 01/09/2021 -
Deputy Chair of the Bachelor of Arts (Joint Honours) 01/09/2019 - 31/08/2021

Employment

Employer Position From / To
University College Cork College Teacher of Spanish -
Saint Nessans National School Teacher of Spanish -
School of Language and Intercultural Studies Assistant Professor -
University of Limerick Teaching Assistant in Spanish -

Education

Start date Institution Qualification Subject
University College Cork Master of Arts
Complutense University Madrid H.Dip. in Ed. (Post grad Diploma in Further and Higher Education)
University of Limerick PhD

Reviews

Journal Role
Revista de Humanidades Reviewer
Bulletin of Spanish Studies Reviewer
Oceanide Reviewer

Media

Title Year Type Authors
Why past events like the Spanish Civil War still resonate with us today 2019 Newspaper article (online) Alicia Castillo & Lucía Pintado
In Conversation with Nick Caistor: Women’s Voices beyond National Frontiers 2016 Television interview/panel discussion Alicia Castillo & Lucía Pintado

Research Interests

Alicia’s research lies on the field of Feminist studies. She researches on different aspects of gender and sexuality studies such as social and cultural representations of gender-based violence, conflict, memory and gender.

Alicia welcomes expressions of interest for PhD supervision in the following fields: 

·         Feminism, gender-based violence, masculinities.

·         Cultural memory in Spain, Latin America and beyond.


Research Projects

Title Role Description Start date End date
Tranlating the Spanish Civil War and Dictatorship in the 21st Century Literature Principal Investigator 01/01/2016

Current Postgraduate Students

Student Name Degree Supervision
O Mullane ,David PhD-track Supervisor
Senent Julian ,Rosa Marina PhD Supervisor

Internal Collaborators

Type Name Company Role
Internal Dr Lucía Pintado Gutiérrez DCU Academic

External Collaborators

Type Name Company Role
External Professor Ellen Mayock Washington and Lee University Academic
External Dr Lorraine Ryan The University of Birmingham Academic
External Dr Marta Giralt University of Limerick Academic
External Dr María Isabel Menéndez Burgos University Academic
External Dr Concepción Cascajosa Virino Carlos III University Academic
External Dr Ana Corbalán The University of Alabama Academic

Teaching Interests

  • Narratives of the Transition to democracy and post-Transition in Spain.
  • Memory and trauma in contemporary Spanish literature.
  • Gender and sexuality studies.
  • Intercultural studies: transnational immigration and globalization.
  • Film and visual arts.

Modules Coordinated

Term Title Subject
2022 Spanish Literature and Society SP427
2022 Spanish Literature and Society SP378
2022 Spanish Literature, Visual and Film Studies SP293
2021 Spanish Literature and Film SP290