Assistant Professor of Spanish Studies. Other academic affiliations: Experimental Humanities, Literature, Latin American and Iberian Studies. Ph.D., Spanish and Portuguese languages and literatures, New York University; joint Ph.D., comparative literature and translation studies (French and Spanish), University of Paris 7 and Autonomous University of Barcelona. Prof. López-Gay specializes in contemporary Spanish literature, with a strong interest in the visual arts—including film and photography—and comparative literature (Iberia, Brazil, France). Her research is concerned with fiction and testimony, translation and cultural studies, theories of the archive, and autobiography. She is the author of numerous articles and conference presentations, and has been awarded research fellowships and grants from the French and Portuguese Ministries of Education, Spanish Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Generalitat of Catalonia, and Camões Institute of Portugal. Her current book project focuses on “archive fever,” digital culture, and biographical writing. She previously taught at New York University and Autonomous University of Barcelona. In addition to her teaching and research, she is a member of the North American Academy of the Spanish Language.

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