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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)”, 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)”, 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”, Universidad de Alcala, Alcala de Henares, Spain, November 9-11, 2011.
  • “Frankenstein y la teoría literaria romántica”, Museo Nacional del Romanticismo, Madrid, Spain, October 21-30, 2011.
  • “El impacto de Daniel Veronese en la industria teatral española” , 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”, 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 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.