Alba Solà Garcia

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Office Location: 
Williams Hall 536
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Fall 2017: Monday 10-11 & Friday 12-1
Ph.D. Candidate, Hispanic Studies

Alba Solà Garcia (Barcelona, 1986) 

She received a BA in Humanities (Universitat Pompeu Fabra, 2009), where she won a grant for an academic stay in the Universidad de las Américas (Puebla, Mexico). She specializedin literary analysis (MA in Creative Writing, Universitat Pompeu Fabra, 2010) and Latin American literature and culture (MA in Latin American Studies, Universidad Complutense de Madrid, 2011). She has participated in several conferences and her publications include her MA dissertation “Rescribir el horror. Historia y poética de la memoria en la obra de Roberto Bolaño” (Catedral Tomada, Journal of Latin American Literary Criticism, Pittsburgh University, 2013). In Spain, she worked as a teacher, translator, corrector, and editor.

 Research interests:

 

- Contemporary Spanish and Latin American film and literature

- Historical and counter-historical discourses

- Collective memory and oral archive

- Cultural production in post-dictatorship societies

- Poetics of political horror and discourses of memory

- Transatlantic Studies

 

 

Teaching experience:

- SPA 223: Introduction to Literary Analysis (2017)

- SPA 202: Advanced Spanish (2017)

- SPA 130: Intermediate Spanish (2016)