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Palmar Alvarez-Blanco

Palmar Alvarez-Blanco

  • Associate Professor of Spanish, Spanish

Education & Professional History

Universidad de Valladolid, Licenciada; University of Villanova, MA; University of Colorado (Boulder), PhD.

At Carleton since 2006.

Highlights & Recent Activity

Co-founder and President of the International Association ALCESXXI


Participatory Video and Civic Engagment



As Listed on Department Faculty Pages


Ph.D. from University of Colorado, Boulder. Teaches Spain Today - Narrative & Film- , New Spanish Voices, Fiction and the Market, Participatory Video and Civic Engagement, etc. She is the co-founder and President of ALCES XXI, International Association of Spanish Literature and Film of the 21st Century; a co-founder of the Journal of Contemporary Spanish Literature and Film and the co-founder of the International Film Forum. Her research works at the crossroads of literature, film, media and cultural anthropology and it focuses on the study of cultural politics and aesthetics in the frame of capitalism and its crisis.

She has published articles on the work of contemporary Spanish authors and is the coeditor of two book projects:  Contornos de la narrativa española actual (2000-1010) Madrid / Frankfurt, 2011, Iberoamericana / Vervuert; and an interdisciplinary book titled La imaginación Hipotecada: Aportaciones al debate sobre la precariedad del presente Madrid:Libros en Acción, 2016.



Profile updated October 14, 2018

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