Maite Escudero Alías


escuderoMaite Escudero-Alías is a senior lecturer in the Department of English and German Philology at the University of Zaragoza (Spain). Since 1998 she has been a member of the SIEM (Interdisciplinary Seminar for Women’s Studies) where she collaborates on feminist research and management tasks. Her main research lines centre on feminist and gender studies as applied to both cultural manifestations and contemporary narratives in English.


The results of her research have been published in the Journal of International Women’s Studies, The Journal of Transatlantic Studies, Journal of Lesbian Studies, Journal of Gender Studies and The Journal of Popular Culture among others. She is author of Long Live the King: A Genealogy of Performative Genders (Cambridge Scholars Publishing, 2009). She is currently working on ethics, trauma and the politics of affects in the fiction of writers such as Grace Nichols, Jean Rhys, Shani Mootoo, Leslie Feinberg, Sarah Waters or Emma Donoghue.