Andrés Bartolomé Leal

Andrés Bartolomé Leal is a Phd candidate in English Studies at the University of Zaragoza, where he obtained his degree on English Philology and a M.A. on Textual and Cultural analysis. His present research revolves around the concepts of globalization, transnationalism and space in the cinema of Roman Polanski.

His other areas of interest include cosmopolitanism, representation, and film theory.

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Andrés Buesa

24Andrés Buesa is a PhD candidate in Film Studies at the University of Zaragoza. He holds a BA in English Studies from the University of Zaragoza, where he also completed a BA in Hispanic Philology, and an MA in Film Studies (with Distinction) from the University of Warwick. His PhD thesis explores the representations of childhood in contemporary cinema, with an emphasis on the role of the child as a vehicle for discourses around globalization.

His other research interests include film aesthetics, the representation of cities and landscapes in contemporary film, and Spanish and Latin American cinemas.

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Beatriz Oria

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Associate Professor of Film Studies and English at the University of Zaragoza. My primary areas of interest include film, television, gender, feminism, and cultural studies. My current research focuses on contemporary romantic comedy. I am a member of the research group "Film, culture and society" and the project “Film and crisis: social change and representation in the cinema of the new century”.  
 

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Celestino Deleyto

1Professor of Film and English Literature at the University of Zaragoza. My current research interests include Film Theory and Contemporary Cinema in the Context of Transnationalism, Border Theory and Cosmopolitanism, specifically “border films” and contemporary cinematic cities, as well as the exploration of space and place in the cinema. At present I am working in the development of a cosmopolitan perspective for the study of the cinema of globalization and transnational cinemas. I am part of the research project "From Utopia to Armageddon: The Spaces of the Cosmopolitan in Contemporary Cinema."

 

 

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Elena Oliete

8Associate Professor at the Department of English Studies of the University of Zaragoza. My research centers on film genre and cultural studies. I am currently analyzing filmic representations of the economic crisis in contemporary transnational cinema. I am part of the research group “Film and crisis: social change and representation in the cinema of the new century”.

Some of my recent publications are:

Oliete-Aldea, E. (2021). Transnational representation of a gendered recession in corporate dramas. European Journal of Cultural Studies. Vol. 24(2) 514–529. https://doi.org/10.1177/1367549420919860

Oliete-Aldea, Elena. 2020. “Indian Muslims in British Cinema: Identification and Denial”. In Revolving around India(s): Alternative Images, Emerging Perspectives. Olive-Cruz, Juan Ignacio, Antonia Navarro Tejero and Jorge Diego Sánchez (eds.). Newcastle upon Tyne: Cambridge Scholars Publishing, pp. 256-271. 
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Hilaria Loyo Gómez

Associate Professor of Film and American Studies at the University of Zaragoza. My current research interests include Race and Ethnic Studies, Cultural Studies, Film Genres, Feminism, Transnational Cinema and Cosmopolitanism. At the moment I am trying to complete an ongoing project on female blondes in Hollywood cinema, which has already produced some papers and book chapters. I am also working on transnational cinema, cosmopolitanism and melodrama in the films of Isabel Coixet. I have also published on film stars, the Western, and masculinity.

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Isabel Treviño

25Isabel Treviño is a PhD candidate at the University of Zaragoza. She holds a degree in English Studies and a Master’s in Textual Analysis in Film and Literature Studies. Her main interests are Film Studies, Cultural Studies and Gender Studies, with a focus on women’s mobilities. Other research interests include feminism, globalisation, cosmopolitanism, space and borders. Currently, she is writing her thesis on the representation of mobile professional women, that is, of women who travel for work, in 21st century cinema. In 2019 she obtained a competitive scholarship granted by the Spanish Ministry of Science, Innovation and Universities to complete her research.

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Julia Echeverría Domingo

20Lecturer at the Department of English Studies of the University of Zaragoza. In 2017 I completed my PhD thesis, entitled The Viral Screen: Viruses, Zombies, and Infectious Diseases in Post-Millennial Films, which defines and analyzes the emergent genre of epidemic movies from a multidisciplinary textual, sociopolitical, and philosophical perspective.

My research interests include film genre theory, specifically horror cinema, digital cinema, and contemporary theories of contagion and virality. Part of my research has been published in international journals such as Transnational CinemasThe Journal of Science and Popular Culture and Atlantis.

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Luis M. García-Mainar

12Luis M. García-Mainar is Senior Lecturer in Film Studies, member of the research group "Film, culture and society" (http://ccs.filmculture.net) and leading researcher of the project “Film and crisis: social change and representation in the cinema of the new century” (Ministerio de Economía, Industria y Competitividad, FFI2017-82312-P). His research has focused on Film Studies from an aesthetic and cultural perspective, more specifically on auteur, genre (melodrama and the crime film), and transnational cinema.

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Marimar Azcona Montoliú

26Associate Professor of Film Studies and English at the University of Zaragoza. My current research interests include Cosmopolitanism, Stardom, Transnationalism and Border Theory.

Recent publications:

Books

-The Multi-Protagonist Film. Oxford and Malden: Wiley-Blackwell, 2010.

-Alejandro González Iñárritu. Co-written with Celestino Deleyto. Urbana, Chicago and Springfield: University of Illinois Press, 2010.

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Mónica Martín

22Lecturer at the Department of English Studies of the University of Zaragoza. My research interests include utopia and dystopia in cinema, cosmopolitan hopes in 21st-century films, social movements, feminism, ecocriticism and the sociology of globalization.

My PhD thesis (2020) analyses cosmopolitan aspirations in contemporary movies. It explores how the films of globalization illustrate the rebirth of utopia, conceived as an open method grounded in egalitarian and ecological principles. I hold an MA in Film Studies from University College London and I am a member of the research project “From Utopia to Armageddon: The Spaces of the Cosmopolitan in Contemporary Cinema.”

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Pablo Gómez Muñoz

19Assistant Professor at the Department of English and German of the University of Zaragoza (Spain). My research interests are transnational cinema, science fiction, borders, cosmopolitanism, globalization, spectacle, and climate change. I am a member of the research project “Between Utopia and Armageddon: The Spaces of the Cosmopolitan in Contemporary Cinema” (twitter: @SpacesCinema) and  I coordinate, along with Reuben Martens, the Speculative Fiction workgroup at NECS (European Network for Cinema and Media Studies): https://necs.org/members/workgroup/6232

I hold an MA in Textual and Cultural Studies and a PhD in English and Film from the University of Zaragoza. Previously, I graduated in English Studies from the University of Alcalá (Madrid), receiving the 2011-12 National Undergraduate Award in Arts and Humanities from the Spanish Ministry of Education, Culture and Sport. I have also been a student or a visiting scholar at the University of Vienna, Skidmore College (New York), and the University of California, Riverside.

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Silvia Murillo

21Silvia Murillo is a Ph.D. Research Fellow in English and Film at the University of Zaragoza (Spain). Her current research interests include film and television in the context of transnationalism, cosmopolitanism and space and border theory.

She holds a degree in English Philology and a Master’s Degree in Textual Analysis in Film and Literature Studies, which she completed writing her M.A. dissertation on Denis Villeneuve’s film Arrival (2016).

In her Ph.D. thesis, she explores the visual representation of border spaces in contemporary narratives from a cosmopolitan perspective, focusing especially on the Swedish-Danish series Bron/Broen and its British-French adaptation, The Tunnel. In 2017 she obtained a competitive scholarship granted by the Spanish Ministry of Education, Culture and Sport to complete her research.

 

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