ANDREA FERNÁNDEZ GARCÍA
- English, French, and German Philology
BA in English Studies from the University of Oviedo and Erasmus Mundus MA in Women and Gender Studies (GEMMA) from the University of Oviedo and the University of Hull. She is currently writing her PhD dissertation at the University of Oviedo, for which she obtained a Research Grant from the same institution. Her thesis addresses the inter-relationship between gender, space, and identity in Bildungsromans by Latina writers from the United States. She has published part of the outcome of her research in specialized volumes and journals, and has participated in various national and international conferences. She has also spent time as a Visiting Research Student at the University of Hull and at the University of California in Santa Barbara (for the latter she obtained a Fulbright Scholarship for Young Researchers).
Areas of Interest:
Postcolonial theory, gender studies, postmodernism, multiculturalism, space, literatures of the Latino diaspora in the United States, children's and young adult literature.