Department of Spanish, Portuguese & Latin American Studies

Contact Details

Ms Clare Szembek
(Departmental Co-ordinator Mon-Wed)

Ms Alex Lopez Alvarez
(Departmental Co-ordinator Wed pm-Fri am)

tel 020 7679 3109;
internal extension X33109;

Dr Humberto Núñez-Faraco
(Head of Department)

tel: 020 7679 4332;
internal extension X34332;

Dr David Henn

Dr Henn is Honorary Reader of the department. His principal research interests are Spanish fiction and Spanish travel literature of the period from 1850 to the present day. He is the author of The Early Pardo Bazán: Theme and Narrative Technique in the Novels of 1879-89 (1988); C. J. Cela: ‘La colmena’ (second edition 1997), and Old Spain and New Spain: The Travel Narratives of Camilo José Cela (2004). As well as publishing numerous articles on the fiction and travel writing of Emilia Pardo Bazán and Cela, he has also published articles on the work of Pío Baroja, Andrés Carranque de Ríos, Ramón Gómez de la Serna, Juan Goytisolo, Julio Llamazares, Benito Pérez Galdós, Ramón Sender, and on the writing of the Portuguese author, José Saramago.