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  FRANCES DIEZ, MARIA ANGELS

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FRANCES DIEZ, MARIA ANGELS

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PROFESOR/A TITULAR UNIVERSIDAD
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I.INTERUNIVERSITARIO FILOLOGIA VALENCIAN
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Academic background

  • Doctora
    Universitat d`Alacant (29/09/2008)
  • Filologia Anglesa
    Universitat d`Alacant (01/06/2003)
  • Suficiència investigadora
    Universitat d`Alacant (20/02/2003)
  • Filologia Catalana
    Universitat d`Alacant (13/02/2003)
  • Grau Superior d`Anglés
    Escola Oficial d`Idiomes (10/11/1998)
  • Filologia Catalana
    Universitat d`Alacant (21/07/1998)

M. Àngels Francés Díez has a PhD in Catalan Studies and a Second-Cycle Undergraduate Degree in English Studies. She currently works as a senior lecturer in the Department of Catalan Studies at the University of Alicante, where she teaches Contemporary Catalan Literature, Children’s and Young Adult Literature and Didactics of Literature, among others.

 

She has been part of several research projects in autobiographical literature (“Autobiographical forms in contemporary Catalan literature”, “Diaries and canon”, “Knowledge of the other: biographies and portraits in twentieth century Catalan literature”) and has participated in numerous books; for example, the volume Aproximació l’altre / An approach to the other. Biografies, semblances i retrats / Biographies, resemblances and portraits (John Benjamins, 2015). In addition, her research in literature from a gender perspective has resulted in a PhD and several publications, including the two monographs Feminisme i literatura: L’hora violeta, de Montserrat Roig (Arola, 2010) and Montserrat Roig: feminisme, testimoni i memòria (Publicacions de l’Abadia de Montserrat, 2012); the latter was awarded the Prize for Linguistic and Literary Studies at the 12th Critics Awards of the Interuniversity Institute of Valencian Studies (2014). She has also authored book chapters like “The Turbid Azure of Being Three Times a Rebel: Commitment and Identity in the Works of M. Aurèlia Capmany, Montserrat Roig and M. Mercè Marçal” (Springer, 2019).

 

Regarding the second field of teaching (Children’s and Young Adult Literature and Didactics of Literature), she has participated as a researcher in the project “Virtual spaces for the promotion of books and reading. Formulation of indicators to assess their quality and effectiveness”, directed by Gemma Lluch (UV), with studies such as “La literatura a Twitter. Estudi del cas# Diadelllibre” (Zeitschrift für Katalanistik 32, 2019) and “Twitter como herramienta para promocionar la lectura” (Ed. Síntesis, 2018). She has also been an advisor to the Fundació pel Llibre i la Lectura in the design of the Pla Valencià de Lectura of the Valencian Government.