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Mar Gallego Durán

Mar Gallego Durán has taught American and African American Literatures at the University of Huelva, Spain, since 1996. She obtained her Ph.D. degree in 1997 and was awarded fellowships at the Universities of Cornell, Northwestern, and Harvard. She is currently director of the Research Centre on Migrations at the University of Huelva. Her major research interests are African American Studies and the African Diaspora, with a special focus on women writers and gender issues.

She has published two monographs entitled Passing Novels in the Harlem Renaissance (LitVerlag, 2003) and A ambas orillas del Atlántico: Geografías de hogar y diáspora en autoras afrodescendientes (KRK, 2016). Among various others, she has also co-edited several essay collections, including:
Género, Ciudadanía y Globalización (Ediciones Alfar, 2009-2011)
(with Isabel Soto) The Dialectics of Diasporic Identification (PUV, 2009)
(with Eloy Navarro Dominguez) Relatos de Viajes, Miradas de Mujeres (Ediciones Alfar, 2007)

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