Mónica Calvo Pascual

Mónica Calvo Pascual is a tenured lecturer at the Department of English and German of the University of Zaragoza, at the Faculty of Letters, where she teaches twentieth and twenty-first century U.S. literature and, since Nov. 2021, she is the academic coordinator of the B.A. Degree in English Studies. Together with Sonia Baelo-Allué, she is the co-principal investigator of the research project “The Posthuman Wound: Subject and Agency in the North American Literature of the 21st Century”, granted by the Spanish Ministry of Science and Innovation. Within this framework, her current research focuses on critical posthumanism, new materialism and the Anthropocene in twenty-first century U.S. and transnational-American literature. Her latest publications include “Vulnerability and Risk in Larissa Lai’s Critical Dystopias” (in Representing Vulnerabilities in Contemporary Literature. Miriam Fernández-Santiago and Cristina M. Gámez-Fernández, eds. Routledge, 2023) and “The Tiger Flu: A Critical Posthumanist Response to the Illusion of Transhumanism” (Revista Hélice 7.1, 2021). She is author of Chaos and Madness: The Politics of Fiction in Stephen Marlowe’s Historical Narratives, Amsterdam & New York: Rodopi (2011). Together with Dr. Marita Nadal, she has edited the volume Trauma in Contemporary Literature: Narrative and Representation (Routledge, 2014); and, with Dr. Sonia Baelo-Allué, Transhumanism and Posthumanism in Twenty-First Century Narrative (Routledge, 2021).

ORCID: https://orcid.org/0000-0003-3846-468X

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