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MemberHelen Goodman

…Postdoctoral Researcher…

Dr Helen Goodman is a Postdoctoral Research Assistant at Bath Spa University (UK), specialising in nineteenth-century literature, culture, and medicine, with a a particular emphasis on mental health and wellbeing in the Victorian period. She has taught at Royal Holloway (University of London), New York University (London), and the University of Oxford.

MemberRosario Arias

Professor of English Literature at the University of Málaga (Spain). Rosario Arias read English at the University of Málaga and in 1992 undertook ERASMUS-funded studies at Keele University, UK. In 1995 she was awarded a doctoral scholarship, completing her PhD in 2001. After holding a postdoctoral research fellowship at the Autonomous University of Madrid in 2001, and a visiting research fellowship at Brunel University, UK in 2002. She gained a tenured position at the University of Málaga in 2003. Since 2016 Rosario Arias is Professor of English Literature at the University of Málaga (Spain).

MemberPaula Curtis

I am currently a Postdoctoral Research Associate at the Council on East Asian Studies of Yale University. My research focuses on cross-status socioeconomic networks based on documentary forgery production during Japan’s late medieval era, particularly the late fifteenth and sixteenth centuries. I am also interested in digital humanities and the use of digital tools to analyze premodern historical sources.

MemberCynthia Gabbay

Dr. Cynthia Gabbay holds a PhD (2012) in Romanic and Latin American Studies from The Hebrew University of Jerusalem. Her book Los ríos metafísicos de Julio Cortázar: de la lírica al diálogo was published in 2015. A manuscript on Street Art in Buenos Aires: Symbols of a Revolution, resulting from a fellowship from The Harry S. Truman Research Institute for the Advancement of Peace at The Hebrew University of Jerusalem is in preparation. She completed a second postdoctoral research on comparative literature at the University of Haifa and actually she is in postdoctoral research at The Elyachar Center at Ben Gurion University. She is also a research associate at the European Research Council’s project “Apartheid–The Global Itinerary: South African Cultural Formations in Transnational Circulation, 1948-1990” directed by Dr. Louise Bethlehem. Further research interests are studies on intertextuality and architextuality, Latin American modern poetry and literature, converso literature in the Spanish colonies, political art, anarchist phenomena, semiotics and metafiction.