Recent PhD thesis topics in Spanish

  • Dongmei Lin, “Stress in Spanish Compounds”.  PhD Thesis. Supervisor Eduardo Piñeros. Co-supervisor: Jason Brown.  (in progress)
  • Azariah Alfante, “Roots in the Stone: Ecclesiastical Confiscation and Cultural Responses in Nineteenth-Century Spain”.  PhD Thesis in progress. Supervisor Christine Arkinstall, Co-supervisor Jose Colmeiro. (in progress)
  • Ekaterina Volkova, “Re-imagining Galicianness: Visual Culture and National Identity in Galicia.” PhD Thesis in progress.  Supervisor Jose Colmeiro, Co-supervisor Jean-Jacques Courtine. (in progress)
  • Judy Neale
    Politically-Committed Contemporary Spanish-Maghrebi Literature Relating to Arab/Maghrebi Immigration into Spain (in progress) Supervisors: Dr Wendy-Llyn Zaza and Professor Christine Arkinstall/Associate Professor Roberto Gonzalez-Casanovas
  • Omar Silverio Anica
    The Politics of Contemporary Mexican Theatre (in progress) Supervisors: Dr Wendy-Llyn Zaza and Dr Kathryn Lehman
  • Carla Grosman, “The Allegory of the Standstill Traveller: Crisis and Recuperation of Utopia in the Latin American Cinema of the Neoliberal Era” (University of Auckland Doctoral Scholar, 2012). Supervisors Dr Walescka Pino-Ojeda and Associate Professor Roberto Gonzalez-Casanovas
  • Jane L. Christie
    Negotiating Gendered Discourses: Michelle Bachelet and Cristina Fernández de Kirchner (2012). Supervisors: Dr Kathryn Lehman and Dr Walescka Pino-Ojeda.
  • Marisol Rodriguez Rodriguez
    Contemporary Galician Literature Written by Women (2010) Supervisors: Professor Christine Arkinstall and Dr Wendy-Llyn Zaza
  • Ashraf Anwar
    Representing the Muslim “Other” in Spanish Renaissance Literature (submitted)
  • Elena Garcia Torres
    La narrativa polifónica de Almudena Grandes y de Lucía Etxebarría: Transgresión, subjetividad e industria cultural en la España democrática (2007). Supervisors: Professor Christine Arkinstall and Dr Wendy-Llyn Zaza
  • Bryony Sinclair
    (Hi)stories of Dis/placement: Catalan Cultural Identity in Women’s Writing (2005); Supervisors: Professor Christine Arkinstall and Dr Wendy-Llyn Zaza
  • Lara Anderson
    Consuming Women: Decadence or Regeneration in the Spain of Emilia Pardo Bazán and Benito Pérez Galdós (2004) Supervisors: Associate Professor Mercedes Maroto-Camino and Dr Wendy-Llyn Zaza
  • Gwyn Fox
    Hearts in the Hearth: Women’s Sonnets of Love and Friendship in Seventeenth-Century Spain (2004); UoA Prize for Best Doctoral Thesis 2005. Supervisors: Associate Professor Mercedes Maroto-Camino and Prof. Christine Arkinstall.
  • Sarah McDonald
    From the People to the Popular: Fifty Years of Brazilian Film. (2004) Supervisors: Dr Kathryn Leyman and Dr Walescka Pino-Ojeda
  • Nicola Gilmour
    Literary Cross-Dressers in Modern Hispanic Narrative (2001); UoA Prize for Best Doctoral Thesis 2002. Supervisor: Professor Christine Arkinstall
  • Francisca Da Gama
    Locating the Mestizo: Race and Class in Mariátegui, Arguedas and Gutiérrez (2001). Supervisor: Dr Kathryn Lehman
  • Wendy-Llyn Zaza
    Post-Francoist Theatre Written by Women Dramatists (2000). Supervisor: Professor Christine Arkinstall
  • Sarah Leggott
    Biographical and Autobiographical Voices in 20th-Century Literature by Spanish Women Writers (1999); UoA Prize for Best Doctoral Thesis 2000 Supervisor: Professor Christine Arkinstall