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Sergio Vidal

Senior Lecturer

School of Arts & Humanities

Staff Group(s)
History, Heritage and Global Cultures


Dr Vidal is a Senior Lecturer in Spanish. He is the Subject Leader for Spanish and the Dissertation coordinator for Spanish. He is also module leader for Culture and Society in 20th century Spain and Spanish Language (Final Year).

Dr Vidal teaches on:

  • Introduction to Spanish Society and Culture in the 20th c.
  • Introduction to Spanish Cultural Representation in the 20th c.
  • Culture and Society in the 20th c. in Spain
  • Spanish Language Post A One
  • Spanish Language Post A Two
  • University Language Programme: Spanish Language Stage 1 and Stage 2

Career overview

Dr Vidal completed his PhD at the University of Nottingham (2014) where he worked as a Teaching Associate in the Department of Spanish, Portuguese and Latin American Studies (2009-2015). He also worked as a Lecturer at the University of Mechnikov in Odessa, Ukraine, as part of the program of the Spanish Agency for International Development Cooperation (2006-2009), and as a Visiting Lecturer at the University of Petro Moguila in Mykolayiv, Ukraine (2006-2009).

Research areas

His research activity is focused on the fields of Contemporary Hispanic Narrative, Testimonial Narrative and Literary Journalism, with special attention to hybrid narratives and the relationships of interdiscoursivity, cross-genre and cross-disciplinarity in the analysis of discourses and genres.

External activity

Research collaborator for the research group ‘Studies on Contemporary Spanish Literature’ (Estudios de Literatura Española Contemporánea), University of Cádiz, Cádiz, Spain,



2016 “Triángulos narrativos. Aproximaciones a la combinatoria de géneros en la novela contemporánea” (Author), 452˚F, Revista de Teoría de la Literatura y Literatura Comparada, ISSN-e 2013-3294, Nº. 14, 2016, págs. 192-208,


2010 La Revista Española en el panorama narrativo de posguerra (Author) Editorial Pliegos, Madrid, Spain


2011 “Palabras y obras pías: la biblioteca del canónigo Justino de Neve”, de Peter Cherry, published in Poder y Saber. Bibliotecas y bibliofilia en la época del conde-duque de Olivares, O. Noble Wood, J. Roe y J. Lawrance (Ed.), Centro de Estudios Europa Hispánica, 2011, Madrid, pag. 385-412

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