Staff in Spanish have research strengths in early modern, colonial and modern eras, national and subaltern identities, critical theory on language, literature, and culture, film, gender, music, popular culture, theatre, translation and linguistics (especially Spanish phonetics, phonology and morphology).
Modern Spanish literature and cultural studies, nationhood, feminist studies.
Spanish literature and cultural studies, Galician studies, detective fiction, film studies.
Early-Modern Iberia/Mediterranean; Colonial Latin America (Caribbean, Brazil, Mexico); historiography, travels, missions, utopias; Catalan, Portuguese.
Latin American cultural studies, nineteenth-century historical fiction, subaltern and indigenous media.
General Hispanic linguistics, Spanish phonetics, phonology, morphology and dialectology, comparative Romance linguistics.
Critical theory; Latin American literature and cultural studies, particularly popular culture in music and film; trauma studies.
Contemporary Spanish literature, Catalan cultural studies, translation studies.
Visit the research centre specialising in Latin American Studies.
New Zealand Centre for Latin American Studies