Professor Jo Labanyi FBA
About this Fellow
History Other Regions or Languages Spanish Literature Cultural Studies - Modern Languages Film and Media Studies Southern Europe Spain Latin America
- Professor of Spanish, New York University
- Director, Institute of Romance Studies, School of Advanced Study, University of London, 1997 - 2002
- Professor of Spanish and Cultural Studies, University of Southampton, 2001 - 2005
- Professor of Spanish, New York University, 2006
- Professor of Spanish and Cultural Studies, University of Southampton, and from 15.01.06, Professor of Spanish, New York University, University of Southampton, 2001 - 2006
- Professor of Spanish, New York University, New York University, 2006
Literature & culture of the 'long Romantic period', with a focus on empire, nation & travel writing. My recent focus is Scottish literature & thought 1750-1850, with a special emphasis on Robert Burns & his poetic & intellectual circle.
The study of images, media & visual culture in relation to politics in both traditional & modern societies.
African American literature and culture; the cultural history of postcolonial societies; the sociology of ethnicity, race and racism in Britain
The nineteenth-century French novel, especially Balzac and Flaubert; the work of Roland Barthes; narrative and feminist theory