Advisory Board





Luciano García Lorenzo




Research Professor in The Institute of Languages, Literature and Anthropology of the Spanish National Research Council (Instituto de Lengua, Literatura y Antropologia (ILLA) del Consejo Superior de Investigaciones Científicas)

(PhD in Romanic Philology in the Complutense University of Madrid and Recipient of the Excellence Award)

General Research Interests:


Spanish Theatre of the Golden Age and the XXth and XXIth century. Spanish novel of the XIXth century


Research and Academic Experiences:


Professor of Universities in Montreal and the Complutense University in Madrid. Invited professor in Washington University (USA), Université de Bordeaux (France), Middlebury College (USA), McGuill University (Canada), State University of New York (USA), University of Chicago (USA).

  Taught Postdoctoral courses in the Carlos III University in Madrid, University of Chicago, University of Puerto Rico (Rio Piedras) and University of Montevideo.

He has been the director of the International Classical Theater Festival of Almagro, Literal Assessor of the Compañia Nacional de Teatro Clásico, Secretary-general of congress on Calderón de la Barca, Teatro Menor de España, Generación del 98, Autral y actrices en el teatro  español, etc.

Judge of dozens of national and international awards.
Plenary  in diverse international congresses.

Director and founder of “Cuadernos de Teatro Clásico”. Director of Anales cervantinos. Member of the writing advisory board of Revista de Literatura, Insula, Criticón, Theatralia, Notas y estudios filológicos, Rilce, Acotaciones, Litterae, Iberoamericana, etc.

Director for the International University Menéndez Pelayo (Venue in Cuenca).

Conferences and assistance to congresses in France, the USA, Russia, Canada, Italy, Great Britain, Yugoslavia, Poland, Belgium, Holland, Germany, Portugal, Switzerland, Argentina, Colombia, Peru and Mexico

Instituto Miguel de Cervantes and Philology (CSIC), Member of the Scientific Committee (CSIC), Member of the Executive Board (CSIC), Spain's representative in the Humanities committee of the European Science Foundation. Member of the “Centro para la edición de los clásicos Españoles”, Director of Research Projects (CSIC), Writer of Reports and Assessments for the Presidency of the CSIC and other national and international organizations.

Doctor Gracia Lorenzo was the recipient of the PhD excellence Award, the Officier de l'Ordre des Palmes academiques (France) and Hijo Adoptivo de Almagro (Recognition by the City of Almagro).



Kathleen Sibbald




Professor of Hispanic Studies at McGill University
(M.A. Cantab; M.A. Liverpool; Ph.D. in Comparative Literature, McGill)

General Research Interests:


Twentieth-century drama, poetry and prose in Spain & Argentina; Autobiography; Women's s Studies; Queer Studies


Her published monographs include María Elena Walsh o "el desafío de la limitación" (1993), Hacia "Cántico": Escritos de los años veinte (1980) and Jorge Guillén: El hombre y la obra (1990). She has edited the collections Guillén at McGill: Essays for A Centenary Celebration (1996), La mujer y el teatro (2005), and La creatividad del yo: recuerdos, olvidos y textos autobiográficos (2006); and co-edited T.S. Eliot and Hispanic Modernity (1994); A Fair Shake (1984) and A Fair Shake Revisited (1996); La cultura española de entre siglos (XIX-XX) (1996); Ángel Ganivet: "Cartas finlandesas" y un centenario (1898-1998)(1999); Ciudades vivas/ciudades muertas: espacios urbanos en la literatura y el folklore hispánicos (2000); Las representaciones de la mujer en la cultura hispánica (2002); Memorias y olvidos: autos y biografías (reales y ficticias) en la cultura hispánica(2003).

Professor Sibbald has served as the Canadian correspondent to the Asociación Internacional de Hispanistas since 1998.

She is currently the Associate Editor of the Revista Canadiense de Estudios Hispánicos, and member of the Editorial Boards of Hispanic Journal and Hecho Teatral. Professor Sibbald has been awarded numerous internal research grants and SSHRC grants in 1984, 1987, 1993, 2001 and 2004.

She has served as Associate Dean of Students, Associate Director of the Centre for Continuing Education (Languages & Translation), and has chaired both the Department of Hispanic Studies and the Program in Latin American & Caribbean Studies.

Professor Sibbald was the recipient of the H. Noel Fieldhouse Award in 1999 for Distinguished Teaching in the Faculty of Arts of McGill University. King Juan Carlos I of Spain honored her with the Order of Isabel la Católica in recognition for "services of a civil nature promoting the best in Spanish culture" in 2006.




Melanie Townsend





 

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