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Irene Gómez-Castellano

Associate Professor
  Dey Hall 326
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Irene Gómez-Castellano was born in Valencia, Spain, in 1979. She came to the United States when she was 21 years old. After graduating with a Licenciatura en Filología Hispánica from the Universitat de València, she pursued a doctorate in Spanish Literature from the University of Virginia. She came to UNC in 2008 and is currently an Associate Professor of Romance Studies and the Editor of the journal Romance Notes (since 2018). While her primary area of research is the culture of the Iberian Peninsula, Irene Gómez-Castellano has published on transatlantic topics connected to the poetry and the culture of the Americas in the 19th and 20th centuries: she has published essays on authors such as Fernando Ortiz (Cuba), Gertrudis Gómez de Avellaneda (Cuba), Juan Francisco Manzano (Cuba), Ana María del Río (Chile), Elga Reátegui (Peru), and Pablo Neruda (Chile), and has taught graduate and undergraduate classes on Transatlantic topics connected to 18th and 19th-century literature. Here is a sample of her scholarly and creative work connected to the Americas: Punto de fuga: ‘visión panorámica’ en “Un sueño” de Juan Francisco Manzano Deconstruyendo a Galdós: La 'traducción' de Fernando Ortiz de El caballero encantado Poesía española: Irene Gómez Castellano Todos aquí son medusas a su manera
Irene Gómez-Castellano