Prof Chris Perriam


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  • Born in Exeter, Devon and educated in Taunton (Somerset) and Oxford (Oxfordshire). Now lives in Central Manchester.
  • Previous jobs: Lecturer in Spanish at the University of Durham and Professor of Hispanic Studies at the University of Newcastle (Tyne and Wear) 
  • Doctoral thesis, and first book, on Pablo Neruda's poetry after 1958; in mid-career moved from poetry to cinema, and from Chile to Spain, as primary areas of specialism; is now returning to research on Spanish poetry in the context of social issues
  • Member of the editorial board of the Bulletin of Hispanic Studies and of the advisory board of Legenda Studies in Hispanic and Lusophone Cultures
  • Member of the Association of Hispanists of Great Britain and Ireland 

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Teaching Areas:


  • Spanish and Latin American cinema
  • Literature in Spanish


  • Cultural Studies
  • Spanish and Mexican cinema
  • Poetry in Spanish



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