Ana Mª Manzanas Calvo, Associate Professor of American Literature and Culture at the University of Salamanca.
She serves as Associate Dean for International Relations at the Faculty of Philology and as Director of the PhD Program in “Advanced English Studies: Languages and Literatures in Contact” in the English Department.
She has led several research projects in Border Studies and Multiculturalism. She is currently PI of the European Project “Hospitality in European Film.”
Her publications include monographs such as Hospitality in American Literature and Culture: Spaces, Bodies (Routledge 2017), Borders Occupying Space in American Literature and Culture: Social Movements, Occupation, and Empowerment (Routledge 2014), Cities, Borders, and Spaces in Intercultural American Literature and Film (Routledge 2011), Uncertain Mirrors: Magical Realism in US Ethnic Literatures (Rodopi 2009), and Intercultural Mediations: Mimesis and Hybridity in American Literatures (LIT Verlag 2003), all of them coauthored with J. Benito. She has edited and coedited collections of essays such as Literature and Ethnicity in the Cultural Borderlands (Rodopi 2002), and Border Transits: Literature and Culture across the Line (Rodopi 2007). Her articles have been published by journals such as Canadian Literature, Journal of Modern Literature and South Atlantic Quarterly.
With J. Benito she is general editor of the Rodopi Series “Critical Approaches to Ethnic American Literature.”