Valentina P. Aparicio

Thesis title: Robert Southey's non-European poetry: imperialism and radical politics

Qualifications

PhD Candidate English Literature, The University of Edinburgh, UK

MSc Literature and Society: Enlightenment, Romantic, and Victorian , The University of Edinburgh, UK

B. A. (Hons) Hispanic Literature and Linguistics, Pontificia Universidad Catolica de Chile, Chile

Responsibilities & affiliations

Co-Convener Edinburgh Nineteenth-Century Research Seminars (NCRS)

British Association of Romantic Studies (BARS)

The Friends of Coleridge

 

 

Undergraduate teaching

Tutor - Scottish Literature 2

Current project grants

Becas Chile Doctorado en el Extrnajero - Conicyt, Chilean Government
Stephen Copley Research Award - British Association of Romantic Studies
Funding for Research Expenses - Royal Historical Society

Past project grants

Becas Chile Magister en el Extranjero - Conicyt, Chilean Government
Ena Wordsworth Bursary - Wordsworth Summer Conference

Organiser

Transgender Intersectional/International 2019. Logistics and catering.

Interdisciplinary Congress in Honour of Alexander von Humboldt, Claudio Gay, and Ignacio Domeyko, Pontificia Universidad Catolica de Chile & Humboldt-Universitat zu Berlin. Santiago, Chile 2014. Support team.

IV Coloquio Ensayo y Error, Pontificia Universidad Catolica de Chile. Santiago, Chile 2013. Head of committee.

Papers delivered

Oct 2018 - Scottish Writing in the Nineteenth Century Autumn Workshop; Edinburgh UK, Paper: “‘“Not with the burial of the sword this strife / Must end, but of the warrior”: historicity and the nation in Southey's Madoc”. 

Aug 2018 - Biennial Coleridge Conference (The Friends of Coleridge); Cambridge UK, Paper: “‘Either find repose in an Indian wig-wam or from an Indian tomahawk’: Memory in Southey’s Songs of the American Indians’”.

Aug 2018 - Wordsworth Summer Conference (Wordsworth Cirlce); Rydall UK, Paper: “‘thou shalt not shed the life of man in bloody sacrifice, it is his holy bidding which I speak’: Religious violence as a civilisational impulse in Madoc”. 

Aug 2017 - Wordsworth Summer Conference (Wordsworth Circle); Rydall UK, Paper: “Robert Southey’s ‘Songs of the American Indians’ and native-led rebellions in the Americas”

Aug 2016 - Conferencia Chile Transatlántico (PUC CHILE & Brown); Santiago, Chile, Paper: “Disidencia, resistencia y asimilación: mapuche y escoceses en la literatura romántica británica”. 

Aug 2013 - Jornadas Andinas de Literatura Latinoamericana para estudiantes (Universidad de San Agustín) Arequipa, Peru,  Paper: ‘‘Tres poemas’, ‘Soledad’ y ‘Un Tren Sonámbulo’: una poética de la impermanencia en La calle de la tarde de Norah Lange’. 

Aug 2012 - 3er Coloquio Ensayo y Error (PUC) Santiago, Chile, Paper: ‘Doña Francisca como figura fundamental en el proyecto ilustrado de Blest Gana para un nuevo público lector en el siglo XIX’

Jul 2012 - Jornadas Andinas de Literatura Latinoamericana (UniValle) Cali Colombia, Paper: ‘Cosmopolitismo y periferia en el Buenos Aires de los Veinte poemas para ser leídos en el tranvía’ 

Aparicio, Valentina. ‘Fervor de Buenos Aires y Trampantojos: puntos de encuentro entre Jorge Luis Borges y Ramón Gómez de la Serna’. Episteme, Revista de Ciencias Sociales y Humanas.

Aparicio, Valentina. ‘Gerard Cohen-Vrignaud, Radical Orientalism: Rights, Reform, and Romanticism. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2015. 268 pp. ISBN: 9781107110328, £64.99’. FORUM 22 (2016): 1-4.

Aparicio, Valentina. ‘El Español (Abril 1810 – Marzo 1811) Negociaciones del Meridiano Cultural entre América y España en un Espacio de Comunicación Transatlántica.’ Cuadernos de Ilustración y Romanticismo 21 (2015): 281-304.