Universitat Rovira i Virgili

Katarzyna Baran

Professora associada / Adjunct Professor 


MA in English Philology; University of Silesia, Poland; major in Literary and Cultural Studies; minor in Applied Linguistics; 2002.

PhD in English Studies, 2016, URV


Advanced Speaking Workshop

Master in Teaching and Learning English as a Foreign/ Second Language: Internship Coordinator


Utopia and dystopia; contemporary young adult dystopia; children's literature; memory in literary dystopia and utopia; trauma


'Recovery of the Past in Ursula K. Le Guin's The Telling' in Martín Alegre, Sara (coord. and ed.), Melissa Moyer (ed.), Elisabet Pladevall (ed.) & Susagna Tubau (ed.). At a Time of Crisis: English and American Studies in Spain. Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona/AEDEAN, (2012), pp. 53-58. ISBN-10: 84-695-4273-7, ISBN-13: 978-84-695-4273-6.

"Past Effaced. Past Recovered. Dreams and Memory Control in Recent Dystopian Cinema" in University of Bucharest Review. Vol. III Cultures of Memory, Memories of Culture (2013, no. 2); pp. 26-34

"The Giver: Memory Erased, Death Marginalized, Freedom Forgotten" in Gallardo, Pere and Russell, Elizabeth (eds), Yesterday's Tomorrows: On Utopia and Dystopia. Newcastle upon Tyne: Cambridge Scholars Publishing (2014), pp. 277-92. ISBN (10): 1-4438-5588-X, ISBN (13): 978-1-4438-5588-4

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