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Departament d'Humanitats - Institut Universitari de Cultura
Comparative Literature Research Group (GRLC)
Senior Lecturer

PhD: Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona

Areas of interest: English Literature, American Literature, Chican@, Latin@ literature, Feminist literary theory, Teaching Literature in English to Second Language Learners.

Selected publications


Edited volume: Identity , Diaspora and Return in American Literature. London, New York: Routledge, 2015. ISBN: 978-0-415-73558-2

Battlegrounds and Crossroads: Social and Imaginary Space in Writings by Chicanas. New York, Amsterdam: Rodopi, 2003; ISBN: 90-420-1196-3

Anna Asian, Miquel Berga, Pere Gifra, James McCullough, Maria Antònia Oliver-Rotger, Mireia Trenchs. A Readers' Companion to The Great Gatsby and The Catcher in the Rye. Generalitat de Catalunya, 2001; ISBN: 84-393-5586-6 


"Travel, Autoethnography and 'Cultural Schizophrenia' in Stephanie Elizondo Griest's Mexican Enough." Interdisciplinary Studies: A Journal of Criticism and Theory. Vol. 18, No. 1, SPECIAL ISSUE: Imagining Exile and Transcultural Displacement (2016), pp. 112-129

"So Close and Yet so Foreign: Trans-Border relations in Paul S. Flores Along the Border Lies" LISA e-journal. Latinotopia-USA: International Perspectives on the Transforming USA in the 21st Century. Vol. XI, n. 2/ 2013.

"Gloria Anzaldúa Borderless Theory in Spain" Signs, A Journal of women in Culture and Society. Vol 37, n. 1, pp. 4-1, 2011.
Travel, 'postcolonial mestizaje,' and the ethics of difference in Juan Felipe Herrera's Mayan Drifter". Imagined Transnationalism. U.S. Latino/a Literature, Culture and Identity. Kevin Concannon, Francisco A. Lomelí, Marc Priewe, eds. Pp. 171-200 Palgrave, MacMillan. 2009. ISBN: 978-0-230-60632-6

"La teoría encarnada: La política de la experiencia y el pensamiento fronterizo en las autobiografías de Gloria Anzaldúa y Cherríe Moraga". Y sus faldas son ciclones: representación literaria contemporánea del lesbianismo en lengua inglesa, Eds. Eulalia Piñero et al. Madrid, Instituto de Investigaciones Feministas, Univ. Complutense de Madrid. 2009.

"The Border Cuts Both Ways: Migration and Displacement in Rubén Martínez's Crossing Over". Melus. A Journal of the Society for the Study of Multiethnic Literatures in the United States. Summer 2006, pp. 181-205.


Mérida, Rafael (ed). Oliver-Rotger, Maria Antònia. Trans. Sexualidades transgresoras. Una antología de estudios queer. Barcelona: Icaria, 2002. ISBN: 84-7426-562-2.