Dr. Patricia Garcia

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The University of Nottingham
School of Culture, Languages and Area Studies
Assistant Professor
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BA in Translation Studies (Universidad Autónoma de Barcelona), MA and PhD in Comparative Literature (Dublin City University).

Part-time lecturer: 2008-2013, Dublin City University, Trinity College Dublin (2012-2014).

Full-time lecturer: 2013-2014, Dublin City University.

Assistant Professor (permanent): 2014-, the University of Nottingham.

She also collaborates in the area of literary translation with Ireland Literature Exchange, Trinity College Dublin.

She has been a guest lecturer in Lebanon and India, and is currently a member of the research group Research Group on the Fantastic (Universidad Autónoma de Barcelona) and editor of the academic journal Brumal: Research Journal on the Fantastic.


Spanish: native. Catalan: native. English: excellent written and spoken (C2). German: excellent written and spoken (C1). French: advanced (B2).
Teaching areas: 
  • Comparative Literature
  • Space Theory in Literature and other disciplines
  • Spanish and Latin American Short Story
  • Translation Theory
  • Literary Translation 
Research areas: 

Narrative Theories on Space - Human Geography and Literature - Short Story - the Fantastic - Liminality - the Postmodern in the Humanities