Feminism, Gender Studies, Electronic literature, English
Maya Zalbidea Paniagua is Professor of English Children’s Literature at Don Bosco University (associated with Complutense University of Madrid). Her areas of research are: electronic literature and women studies. She received her Ph.D from Complutense University of Madrid in 2011. She worked as Spanish Teaching Assistant at St. Catherine University (St. Paul, Minnesota, US) where she also received courses on Women Studies and Postmodernist Feminist Culture (2009), she also worked as Associate Professor at Camilo José Cela University teaching Morphosyntax, Semantics and Didactics (2012) and also as Full Professor at La Salle University Center of Madrid teaching English, CLIL and Technical English (2012-2013). She has published several articles, reviews and books related to electronic literature and postfeminist studies:»New Works on Electronic Literature and Cyberculture» (2014), “Cyberfeminist Theories and the Benefits of Teaching Cyberfeminist Literature” (InTech, 2012), “Exploiting Hypertext’s Potential for Teaching Gender Studies” (Texto Digital, 2012), etc. She has translated from English into Spanish the sections of the authors Edward Fitzgerald and Elizabeth Gaskell of the Victorian Web. She is the coordinator of the gender studies section of the Studies on Intermediality and Intercultural Mediation project, co-editor of the European E-Literature research project and reviewer of the journal of Literature and Art Studies. In 2012 she organized the First International Conference on Electronic Literature and Virtual Art at the Franklin Institute, Alcalá de Henares University and in 2015 she has organized The Woman’s Day at Complutense University of Madrid. She also takes part of the Electronic Literature research group of the University of Bergen, whose group leader is Scott Rettberg http://www.uib.no/en/rg/electronicliterature#. She received a postdoctoral visiting professor Spire Grant and has curated a collection of Spanish Language Electronic Literature and a collection on Women Authors and Cyberfeminism in the ELMCIP Electronic Literature Knowledge Base (2013-2014) http://elmcip.net/research-collection/spanish-language-electronic-literature.