Department of Spanish, Portuguese & Latin American Studies

Contact Details

Departmental Coordinators:
Ms Alex Lopez Alvarez
Ms Clare Szembek (Mon-Wed)
tel: 020 7679 3109
ext: 33109

Head of Department:
Dr Humberto Núñez-Faraco
tel: 020 7679 4332
ext: 34332

Joana Rita Ramalho

Joana Rita Ramalho (MA Film Studies, UCL) teaches Portuguese language and luso-Brazilian culture and literature. She is doing a Ph.D in Film Studies in the Centre for Intercultural Studies (UCL). Her research interests include the representation of death, memory and the oneiric in art, the relation between Romanticism and the Gothic in European and American cinema, and the role of sound and space in film. She studied journalism and European languages at the Catholic University of Louvain-la-Neuve (Belgium) and has a degree in Media Studies from the New University of Lisbon.