Elia Romera Figueroa
Elia Romera Figueroa is PhD student in the Department of Romance Studies (Spanish Track) at Duke University.
Interests: Popular culture in Spain during the 20th century, Counter-culture, Gender Studies, Social Movements, Sound Studies, Performence Studies, Memory and Postmemory Studies.
Current Research: Her research focuses on women singers during the 1960s, 1970s and 1980s in Spain, gendering the anti-Franco struggle, and researching about the engagement of many of those protest singers with Second-Wave Feminists movements. Among the case studies are: Teresa Rebull, Elisa Serna, Julia León, Marina Rossell, Rosa León, Guillermina Motta, Lourdes Iriondo, Margariña Valderrama, and others.
PhD Lab in Digital Knowledge
Kenan Institute for Ethics
Social Movements Lab
(Franklin Humanities Institute) (2017-2020)
- PhD. Iberian Cultural Studies. Duke University (Expected April 2023)
- M.A. Romance Studies (Spanish). Duke University (2020)
- M.A. Spanish and Latin American Literature. University of Wyoming (2017)
- B.A. Modern Languages (English and French), Universidad Autónoma de Madrid (2014)
- Convenios Internacionales Award. University of Massachusetts Lowell (Spring 2014)
- Centre for Latin American Studies Award - Universidade de São Paulo (Fall 2013)
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