Rosario Arias


Rosario Arias is Professor of English Literature at the Department of English, French and German Studies at the University of Málaga (Spain). She has been member of the Executive of the Spanish Association for Anglo-American Studies (AEDEAN). Professor Arias is an active member of Academia Europaea since 2016, and she is currently the President of Victorian and Neo-Victorian Society in Spain (VINS). She has published a number of articles and book chapters on neo-Victorian fiction, trauma, haunting and spectrality, the trace, revisions of the past in contemporary fiction, ageing and illness narratives. She has co-edited (with Patricia Pulham, University of Surrey) Haunting and Spectrality in Neo-Victorian Fiction: Possessing the Past Past (Palgrave, 2010). In addition, she has also published the volume Science, Spiritualism and Technologya facsimile edition of Spiritualist texts, which belongs to the collection Spiritualism, 1840-1930 (Routledge, 2014). Professor Arias has written on the work of contemporary writers (Sarah Waters, Hilary Mantel, Doris Lessing, Margaret Atwood, Kazuo Ishiguro, Kate Atkinson, among others). She is Principal Investigator of one funded research project and head of the research group “Contemporary Literatures in the European Context” (LITCAE) (ref.HUM-858). She is the Director of the Doctoral Programme in “Linguistics, Literature and Translation” since 2016 (ongoing), and Head of Department of English, French and German since 2013 (ongoing).