Dr
Alicia
Castillo Villaneuva

Primary Department
School of Applied Language & Intercultural Studies
Role
Academic Staff
Phone number: 01 700
5437
Campus
Glasnevin Campus
Room Number
C2107

Academic biography

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 Cultural, Feminist and Sexuality Studies. She researches on different aspects of feminism, gender and sexuality such as contemporary representations of men's violence against women, identity, memory, migration, and narratives of trauma and resistance, among other. Her latest publications include Por tu bien y Néixer, reflexiones audiovisuales sobre la violencia obstétrica (2019, Bulletin of Spanish Studies), The Recession in Contemporary Spanish Cinema (2017, Routledge) and Narratives of Violence and Resistance in Spanish Women Writers (2017, Arabesques Editions). Her latest publication within Memory and Translation Studies includes the edited book with her colleague Dr Lucía Pintado New Approaches to Translation, Conflict and Memory: Narratives of the Spanish Civil War and the Dictatorship (2018, Palgrave McMillan).

Alicia welcomes expressions of interest for PhD supervision in the above mentioned fields (different aspects of gender and sexuality studies in contemporary societies; migration and gender; memory and gender; translation and memory studies).

Research interests

Alicia’s research lies on the fields of Cultural and Gender studies. She researches on different aspects of gender and sexuality studies such as contemporary representations of gender-based violence, identity, migration, ageing, memory and gender, narratives of trauma and resistance, among other. Her latest publications include Por tu bien y Néixer, reflexiones audiovisuales sobre la violencia obstétrica (2019, Bulletin of Spanish Studies), The Recession in Contemporary Spanish Cinema (2017, Routledge) and Narratives of Violence and Resistance in Spanish Women Writers (2017, Arabesques Editions). Her latest publication within Memory and Translation Studies includes the edited book with her colleague Dr Lucía Pintado New Approaches to Translation, Conflict and Memory: Narratives of the Spanish Civil War and the Dictatorship (2018, Palgrave McMillan). The second paragraph is on the supervision interest (e.g. who you would like to supervise, which area of your research, particular theoretical frameworks and research methodologies, etc.).

Alicia welcomes expressions of interest for PhD supervision in the above mentioned fields (different aspects of gender and sexuality studies in contemporary societies; migration and gender; memory and gender; translation and memory studies).