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Faculty of Modern and Medieval Languages and Linguistics


Cambridge Hispanic and Lusophone Research Seminars 2019/2020

The programme for the Cambridge Hispanic and Lusophone Research Seminars 2019/2020 is below: 


Michaelmas Term

16th October, 5.30pm, Newnham college (Barbara White Room)

Dr. Tori Holmes, Queen’s University, Belfast.

Talk: Changing screens? A reflection on digital culture in Brazil, in three acts

Refreshments provided

Hosted by Victoria Adams


20th November, 1pm, Selwyn College, The Kathleen Lyttelton Room

Professor Dominic Keown, University of Cambridge

Talk: Catalonia: unseen and unheard in Spanish cinema

Hosted by Victoria Adams


Lent Term

22nd January, 5.30pm, Newnham College (Barbara White Room)

Professor Laura Lewis, University of Southampton

Talk: ‘That Little Mexican Part of Me’: Race, Place and Transnationalism among 

U.S. African-descent Mexicans

Refreshments provided

Hosted by Jessica Hagley


19th February, 1pm, RFB Room 142 (Media Centre)

Dr James Kent, Royal Holloway

Talk: Human Landscapes: Storytelling and Surrealism in the work of Raúl 


Hosted by Jessica Hagley


Easter Term


29th April, 5.30PM, Newnham College (Barbara White Room)

Professor Peter Hulme, Essex University

Talk: The Spanish-American Number: Travel, Translation, and the Literary 

History of Modernism

Refreshments Provided

Hosted by Dr. Vivien Kogut Lessa de Sá