Universitat Rovira i Virgili

Elisabeth Russell

Professora titular d'universitat / Senior Lecturer / Associate Professor

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

Education:

BA in German, University of Barcelona (1979)

PhD in English Literature, University of Barcelona (1985)

Teaching:

Literatures in English, Cultural Studies, Critical Theory

Research:

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

Personal website:

http://webgrec.urv.es/webpages/tmp/ang/liz.russell.urv.cat.html

Publications:

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

liz.russell(ELIMINAR)@urv.cat