Department: Filología Inglesa, Francesa y Alemana

Area: English Philology

Research group: INTERSECCIÓNES: LITERATURAS, CULTURAS Y TEORIAS CONTEMPORANEAS

Email: igartuburuelena@uniovi.es

Doctor by the Universidad de Oviedo with the thesis Decolonial Futures Performative Inscriptions of Hybrid Chineseness in the Americas 2015. Supervised by Dr. Emilia María Durán Almarza, Dr. Isabel Carrera Suárez.

Elena Igartuburu is a post-doctoral fellow at Universidad de Oviedo, a member of the research group Intersections, and the research project Solidarities (PID2021-127052OB-I00). She has worked as a teaching associate at UMass Amherst (2016-2021) and a visiting scholar at SUNY New Paltz (2015-2016) after graduating summa cum laude from the Gender and Diversity PhD program at Universidad de Oviedo in 2015. Her current research focuses on race, gender, movement and choreography in contemporary US and Caribbean texts from the perspective of Performance Studies and Queer and Gender Studies.