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Marina Coma


Email: comadima@mail.uc.edu

Marina Coma, ABD holds a BA in English Studies from Universidad Complutense de Madrid and a MA in Comparative Literature from UNED. She is currently pursuing a PhD in Spanish in University of Cincinnati. Her research focuses on theatrical practices,  performance studies, (Neo)Baroque aesthetics, and sexuality studies. 

Education

  • Licenciatura (BA), Universidad Complutense de Madrid, Madrid, Spain, 2010 (English).
  • M.A., UNED, Madrid, Spain, 2011 (Comparative Literature).
  • Ph.D. Candidate, University of Cincinnati, Cincinnati, OH (Romance Languages and Literatures, concentration in Spanish).

Research Information

Research Interests

(Neo)Baroque Aesthetics
Sexuality Studies
Theatrical Practices
Performance Studies 

Publications

Peer-reviewed Publications

  • (2013). “El impacto del contexto histórico en la escenificación de Julius Caesar (Deborah Warner, 2005) y Troilus and Cressida (Declan Donnellan, 2008): Estudio comparado”. Signa. Revista De La Asociacion Espanola De Semiotica, 22, 245-266.

Presentations & Lectures

Paper Presentations

  • “The Recontextualization of the Roman Republic as a Contemporary Urban Space in Deborah Warner’s Staging of Julius Caesar (2005)”. 10th Annual Graduate Student Conference, Saint Louis University, Madrid Campus, Madrid, Spain, May 18-19, 2012.
  • “Questioning the Tradition: the Portrayal of Cressida and Thersites in Declan Donnellan’s Staging of Troilus and Cressida (2008)”. 10th International Conference on Women’s Studies, Universidad Complutense de Madrid, Madrid, Spain, May 16-18, 2012.
  • “Puck conoce a Puck: la ruptura de la realidad teatral en “Un sueño de una noche de verano,” de Neil Gaiman”. 1st International Conference on Comics and Graphic Novels, Universidad de Alcala, Alcala de Henares, Spain, November 9-11, 2011.
  • “Frankenstein y la teoría literaria romántica”. III Semana Gótica de Madrid, Museo Nacional del Romanticismo, Madrid, Spain, October 21-30, 2011.
  • “El impacto de Daniel Veronese en la industria teatral española” . 33rd Cincinnati Conference on Romance Languages and Literatures, University of Cincinnati, Cincinnati, Ohio, USA. April 4-6, 2013.
  • “Del cuarto de servicio a la zona astral: los planos de realidad en el espacio escénico de Trescientos Millones”. 12th Ohio Latin Americanist Conference, Wittenberg University, Springfield, Ohio, USA. February 22-23, 2013.

Honors & Awards

  • One-Year International Student Scholarship, Hispanic Studies Department, Davidson College, 2007 to 2008.
  • Extended One-Year International Student Scholarship, Hispanic Studies Department, Davidson College, 2008 to 2009.
  • University Graduate Scholarship, University of Cincinnati, 2012 to 2016.

Experience & Service

Work Experience

  • 2012 to Present, Graduate Teaching Assistant, Romance Languages and Literatures Department, University of Cincinnati, Cincinnati, OH.
  • 2007 to 2009, Assistant Teacher, Hispanic Studies Department, Davidson College, Davidson, NC.
  • 2010Assistante de Langue Espagnole, Ministere de l'Education Nationale, Sceaux, France.
  • 2008Summer Abroad Program Group Leader, Sheffield Centre, Sligo, Ireland.
  • 2006Summer Abroad Program Group Leader, FSL, Epsom, UK.
  • 2013Graduate Assistant, Summer Program in Spain, Department of Romance Languages and Literatures, University of Cincinnati, Madrid, Spain.