foto Carmen Manuel Cuenca
PDI-Catedratic/a d'Universitat
Department: English and German
Àrea de coneixement: FILOLOGIA ANGLESA Departament: Filologia Anglesa i Alemanya (9639) 83062
(9639) 83062

Carme Manuel is Professor of English in the Department de Filologia Anglesa i Alemanya at the Universitat de València, where she started lecturing on American literature in 1992. After graduating from the Universitat de València in 1982 and passing a state exam in 1983, she became Professor of English in Secondary Education and taught English language for four years in IES Sogorb (Castelló) and six in IES Clot del Moro, Sagunt (València). In 1992 she completed her doctoral studies after a year at the University of Chicago. She has taught courses on the American Modernist novel, African American slave narratives, Harlem Renaissance literature, nineteenth- and twentieth- century drama and poetry, pre-Faulknerian southern fiction, American ethnic literatures, and English and American English children’ literature, among others. Her interests lie in African American studies and genre studies and she has published and lectured widely on nineteenth- and twentieth-century American and African American women writing. She co-authored with Josep-Vicent Garcia i Raffi the first anthology and translation of Welsh poetry into Catalan, the biography of Welsh activist and translator Esyllt T. Lawrence, and a number of essays on Welsh language and teaching and its relation to Catalan language and teaching in the Comunitat Valenciana. Her research interests and publications focus on nineteenth- and twentieth-century fiction. In 2002 she founded the independent scholarly collection Biblioteca Javier Coy d’estudis nord-americans (PUV) devoted to publishing work on American studies. BJC has published 190 volumes to date by Spanish, American and European scholars. She was vice-president of the Spanish Association for American Studies (SAAS) from March 2012 to April 2017. In 2013 she published her first novel, Llanceu la creu.She is a member of the research group LENA (North American Ethnic Literatures Research Group (GIUV2019-457).

Subjects taught and teaching methods
First semester
Monday de 17:00 a 20:00. DESPATX 06
Second semester
Monday de 17:00 a 20:00. DESPATX 06
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