Universitat Rovira i Virgili

Elisabeth Russell

Professora titular d'universitat / Senior Lecturer / Associate Professor

Coordinator of the SMiLE Programme (Students of Mobility & Learning English)


BA in German, University of Barcelona (1979)

PhD in English Literature, University of Barcelona (1985)


Literatures in English, Cultural Studies, Critical Theory


Women's Studies and Feminist Theories. Utopian Studies. Studies on Women and Cities. Indian Women Writers

Personal website:



Somnis d'Utopies (2007); Caught Between Cultures: Women, Writing & Subjectivities (Rodopi: 2002); Loving Against the Odds. Women's Writing in English in a European Context (Peter Lang: 2006); Trans/Forming Utopia, Volume I: Looking Forward to the End (Peter Lang: 2009) and Trans/Forming Utopia, Volume II: The Small Thin Story (Peter Lang: 2009). "From Embodied Spaces to Disembodied Places: Manjula Padmanabhan's Harvest and Escape". In Isabel Carrera Suárez (ed) Reading Transcultural Cities (English Studies Series / Col·lecció Estudis Anglesos, Universidad de las Islas Baleares: 2012) pp.149-171. "Escape / Landscape / Genderscape: No Futures for Women". In Monica Germana and Aris Mousoutzanis (eds.) Apocalyptic Discourse in Contemporary Culture. Post-Millenium Perspectives on the End of the World (London: Routledge) 

Contact information:

Office: 2.13
Telephone: 977559527

Avinguda Catalunya, 35
43002 Tarragona