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2023 Pividori, Cristina and David Owen (editors) Beyond Post-memory: (Re)Writing War in Contemporary Literature and Culture. Routledge (Forthcoming)

2023 Pividori, Cristina. “Before the outbreak of what used to be known as the Great War:” ‘Ironic’ Nostalgia in Isabel Colegate’s The Shooting Party (1980) in Pividori, Cristina and David Owen (editors) Beyond Post-memory: (Re)Writing War in Contemporary Literature and Culture. Routledge (Forthcoming)

2023 Pividori, Cristina. “Make America Great Again”: (De)Colonising Masculinities in Viet Thanh Nguyen’s The Refugees (2017). Amsterdam University Press (Conference Proceedings). ISBN: 9789048562220 DOI: https://doi.org/10.5117/978904856222/AHM.2023.005

2022 Pividori, Cristina, and Andrea Bellot. “Crossing Representational Borders in Lola Arias’ Minefield/Campo Minado” Text and Performance Quarterly. 42.3: 1-26.

Teaching

I lecture on a broad range of literature courses with the English department at the Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona (UAB). I also supervise BA degree-final projects, MA dissertations and PhD theses. I have been teaching at the UAB since 2005.

Below are some of the courses taught both at a graduate and post-graduate level:

    News & Announcements

    Presentation at the 8th “Memory, Melancholy and Nostalgia” International Interdisciplinary Conference (Gdańsk)

    2023. On December 8th, I presented my latest work at the 8th “Memory, Melancholy and Nostalgia” International Interdisciplinary Conference, that took place in Gdańsk, Poland. I had the chance to engage with fellow scholars and attendees in a dialogue about how lsabel Colegate’s The Shooting Party (1980) recreated an Edwardian period which was informed by …

    Presentation at the “Diasporic Heritage” Conference, University of Amsterdam

    2023. On June 21, I had the privilege to attend and present at the “Diasporic Heritage and Identity” conference held at the Amsterdam School for Heritage, Memory and Material Culture (University of Amsterdam). My paper, entitled “’Make America Great Again’: (De)Colonising Masculinities in Viet Thanh Nguyen’s The Refugees (2017),” explores the representation of displaced masculinities …

    New article in Text and Performance Quarterly

    2022 Pividori, Cristina, and Andrea Bellot. “Crossing Representational Borders in Lola Arias’ Minefield/Campo Minado” Text and Performance Quarterly. 42.3: 1-26. This paper analyses how borders are negotiated in Lola Arias’ Minefield/Campo Minado (2016). Arias’ representation of the war experiences and traumatic memories of six veterans, three from each side of the Malvinas/Falklands war, suggests an effort to reframe …

    About me

    I’m an Associate Professor of English Literature (Professora Agregada de Literatura Anglesa) and the coordinator of the MA in Advanced English Studies at the Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona.

    My main research interest is war representation, particularly the aesthetic and ethical challenges inherent in the rendering of the major conflicts of recent times.

    This website will provide a general overview of my teaching and publication activities.