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Xelo Sanmateu, LicFil (Valencia) MA (London)

Xelo

Senior Language Instructor in Spanish

Email: c.sanmateu@qmul.ac.uk
Telephone: +44 (0)20 7882 8327
Room Number: Arts One 140B

Profile

Xelo Sanmateu has been teaching in Queen Mary since 1992. She has degrees in both Filología Hispánica and Filología Anglogeránica from the Universitat de València and as an Erasmus Student she did a Masters in Medieval Studies in Queen Mary and Westfield. She teaches Spanish Language, Advanced Oral Competence in Spanish and Spanish Translation: Theory and Practice, and cooperates with the Centre for Catalan Studies.

She was a founding member of the Spanish and Latin American Film Seminar and a member of the organizing committee of the Colloquium of the Medieval Spanish Research Seminar, as well as the the Departmental Research Seminar which she chaired. For a number of years, she was also the department representative in the Student Staff Liaison Committee. Her research focusses mainly on cinematic treatments of medieval subjects.

She is a collaborating member of the Centre for Catalan Studies

Research

Publications

Copy editor, Cristina Moya García (ed.), Mosén Diego de Valera entre las armas y las letras. Woodbridge: Tamesis (Monografías), 2014.

Ed. Proceedings of the Seventeenth Colloquium, (with David Barnet, Carlos Conde Solares & Jane Whetnall, PMHRS) (London: Dep. Of Iberian and Latin American Studies, QMUL, 2013). 

‘La puesta en escena de la Edad Media en el cine: La Celestina de César Fernández Ardavín’, in L’Edat Mitjana en el cinema i en la novel·la històrica, eds. Josep Lluís Martos i Marinela Garcia Sempere, Symposia Phylologica, 18 (Alacant: Institut Universitari de Filologia Valenciana, 2009) pp. 535-53.

'Isabel la Católica en el cine: el ciclo colombino', in From the ‘Cancionero da Vaticana’ to the ‘Cancionero General’. Studies in Honour of Jane Whetnall, ed. Alan Deyermond & Barry Taylor, PMHRS, 60 (London: Department of Hispanic Studies, QMUL, 2007) pp. 201-24.

‘Observaciones sobre la Edad Media española en el cine y en la televisión´, in Proceedings of the Thirteenth Colloquium, ed. Alan Deyermond & Jane Whetnall, PMHRS (London:Dep. of Hispanic Studies, QMUL, 2006) pp. 83-109.

Ed., Buñuel, siglo XXI (with Isabel Santaolalla et al.) (Zaragoza: Universidad de Zaragoza & Institución Fernando el Católico, 2004).

‘Excalibur’, John Boorman (1981), Guías para Ver y Analizar Cine, [13] (Valencia: Nau Llibres; Barcelona: Ediciones Octaedro, 2001).

‘El Cid, un ejemplo de épica cinematográfica: notas sobre su uso del espectáculo’ in ‘Quien hubiese tal ventura’: Medieval Hispanic Studies in Honour of Alan Deyermond, ed. Andrew M. Beresford (London: Dept of Hispanic Studies, QMW, 1997), pp. 23-34.

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