Papers

Comunicaciones

- 2012. "If anthropocentrism is part of the problem, can anthropomorphism be part of the solution? Some proposals from the visual arts. 4th International EASLCE Conference. La Laguna (Tenerife), 24th-30th June.

- 2011. "El mar en la narrativa de Jane Austen". Seminario de Investigación en Ecocrítica. "La literatura del mar. El mar de la literatura. San Vicente de la Barquera (Cantabria), 22-25 September.

- 2010. "Reclaiming food through narrative: the novels of Laura Esquivel, Joanne Harris and Gaile Parkin". New Grounds: Ecocriticism, Globalization and Cultural Memory. Nijmegen, 13th-15th February. -2009. The very Devil incarnate: Verdi´s Jago in the ongoing debate on the possibility of evil music". 10th Global Conference, Perspectives on Evil and Human Wickedness. Salzburg, 16th-19th March. - 2008. "The Lake District and the literary imagination: from reverie to conservation". 3rd International EASLCE Conference. Alcalá de Henares, 16th-19th October. - 2007. "Sympathy for the Devil: the hero is a terrorist in V for Vendetta". 8th Global Conference, Perspectives on Evil and Human Wickedness. Salzburg, 19th-23rd March. - 2006. "From Austenmania to Firthmania, or How Mr Darcy changed the life of Colin" (with María Elena Rodríguez Martín). 31st International AEDEAN Conference. Huelva, 14th-17th December. - 2006. "Ecoterrorism, climactic change, and the politicisation of science in Michael Crichton´s State of Fear". 7th Global Conference, Perspectives on Evil and Human Wickedness. Salzburg, 13th-17th March. - 2006. “Wicked Women: the Menace Lurking behind Female Independence” (with María Elena Rodríguez Martín). 6th Global Conference, Perspectives on Evil and Human Wickedness. Prague, 18th-23rd March. - 2005. "When charisma breeds a monster. Dangerous liaisons in Carmel Bird´s novels" (with Gerardo Rodríguez Salas). 3rd Global Conference on Monsters and the Monstrous: Myths and Metaphors of Enduring Evil. Budapest, 9th-11th May. - 2005. "The loss of the Entwives: the biological dimension of gender construction in The Lord of the Rings. Tolkien 2005: The Road Goes Ever On. Birmingham, 11th-15th August. - 2004. "Fragmented women, fragmented discourses: The Hours and its film adaptation" (with María Elena Rodríguez Martín). V Jornadas de Filología Inglesa. Córdoba, 10th-12th May. - 2004. "No room for Grace: Apocalypse and political drama in Lars von Triers´s Dogville" (with Mauricio D. Aguilera Linde). 5th Global Conference, Perspectives on Evil and Human Wickedness. Prague, 19th-24th March. - 2003. "El regreso de Frodo, o el dilema del pacifista en un mundo caído". III Congreso Internacional de la Asociación Nacional de Investigación de la Literatura Infantil y Juvenil. Vigo, 3rd-5th December. - 2003. "When nature responds to our evil practices: a warning from the Ents of Tolkien´s Middle-earth". 4th Global Conference, Perspectives on Evil and Human Wickedness. Prague, 21st-26th March. - 2002. "Goodbye to All That and the meta-autobiographical scrapbook". V International Robert Graves Conference, "Robert Graves and the Uses of History". Rome, 9th-13th July. - 2001."De víctimas a héroes: mundos secundarios y fantasía liberadora en la literatura infantil inglesa". II Congreso Internacional de la Asociación Nacional de Investigación de la Literatura Infantil y Juvenil. Alcalá de Henares, 29th November - 1st December. - 2001. " "For every man hath business and desire", or what modality can do for Hamlet" (with Encarnación Hidalgo Tenorio). 25th International AEDEAN Conference. Granada, 13th-15th December. - 2000. "Shakespeare on screen: bringing the Bard to life in the classroom". Looking Back, Thinking Forward. XVI Jornadas Pedagógicas para le Enseñanza del Inglés de GRETA. Granada, 11th-13th September. - 2000. "Of Ents and Tree-herding: J.R.R. Tolkien´s most original creation". Writing the Environment. International ASLE Conference. London, 6th-8th September. - 1999. "The times they are a-changing: fairy tales in the age of political correctness". ELT 1999: "A Space Odyssey". XV Jornadas Pedagógicas para la Enseñanza del Inglés de GRETA. Granada, 9th-11th September. - 1999. "Into the wardrobe and out of a hobbit-hole: an ecocritical approach to C.S. Lewis and J.R.R. Tolkien". 9th International Conference on British, Irish and American Studies. Timisoara, 20th-22nd May. - 1999. "Un jardín aún secreto. la literatura infantil y juvenil en los estudios de Filología Inglesa". I Congreso Internacional de la Asociación Nacional de Investigación de la Literatura Infantil y Juvenil. Vigo, 1st-3rd December. - 1998. "Does fantasy still need a defence?" I International Conference on Popular Texts. Almagro, 11th-13th November. - 1998. "The second love: friendship, Lewis and the Inklings". Simposio Internacional I Centenario C.S. Lewis (1898-1998). Granada, 21st-23rd October. - 1998. "Teaching dialects with J.R.R. Tolkien´s The Lord of the Rings". ELT Through the Looking Glass. XIV Jornadas Pedagógicas para la Enseñanza del Inglés de GRETA. Granada, 10th-12th September. - 1998. "Saruman en Isengard: la utilización del mito de Fausto en The Lord of the Rings. V Jornadas de Literatura en Lengua Inglesa del siglo XX. Valladolid, 27th-29th April. - 1998. "The use of questionnaires in literary studies: a practical case". APAC-ELT Convention 1998. Barcelona, 26th-28th February. - 1997. "El dramaturgo como cronista de una época: William Shakespeare y Richard III". Segundas Jornadas de Teatro y Enseñanza de Lenguas Extranjeras. Granada, 10th-12th November. - 1997. "A female dystopia: Mary Shelley´s The Last Man". First International Conference on English Studies: Past, Present and Future. Almería, 19th-25th October. - 1997. "Hombrecillos "verticalmente limitados" y caldereros "económicamente desfavorecidos": traducción al español de los cuentos "políticamente correctos" de James Finn Garner". I Congreso Internacional de Estudios de Traducción. A Coruña, 29th-31st May. - 1997. "El extraño caso del Dr. Jekyll y Mary Reilly. ¿Estilo masculino / estilo femenino? Relevancia de un análisis integrado del léxico" (with Vicente García Piñeiro and Encarnación Hidalgo Tenorio). IV Jornadas Internacionales para le Enseñanza y Estudio del Léxico. Granada, 22nd-25th April. - 1996. "From Snow White to Esmeralda: changing roles for Disney´s heroines". VII Congreso Internacional de la Asociación Española de Semiótica. Zaragoza, 4th-9th November. - 1994. "Tres ingleses en España: George Orwell, Laurie Lee y Gerald Brenan". Simposio Internacional I Centenario Gerald Brenan. Granada, 2nd-4th November.