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Daly, Karen Dr.

Senior Lecturer, Spanish

  • School of Humanities and Social Inquiry
  • Faculty of the Arts, Social Sciences and Humanities

Overview


Karen is a Senior Lecturer in Spanish and the Convenor of the Spanish Studies Program. She has an B.A. in Spanish and French from the University of Virginia and a M.A. and PhD in Spanish Literature from Indiana University. Karen teaches a range of subjects in Spanish and also subjects on the Hispanic world and Renaissance literature and culture. Karen has received two OCTAL teaching awards at UOW, and has received national recognition for teaching excellence. Prior to her arrival at the University of Wollongong in 2003, she taught at Indiana University and Utah State University.

Research Overview


  • Karen’s research interests are primarily in Medieval Spanish literature, and more generally travel narratives. Her PhD explores travel discourse prior to Columbus in the 15th-century Spanish libros de viajes.

Available as Research Supervisor

Selected Publications


  • Journal Article

    Year Title
    2012

    Published In
    Notandum
    2011

    Published In
    Medieval Perspectives
    2000

    Published In
    Medieval Perspectives
  • Conference Paper

    Year Title
    2014

    Published In
    Practices and Policies: Current Research in Languages and Cultures Education: Selected Proceedings of the Second National LCNAU Colloquium, Canberra, 3-5 July 2013

Available as Research Supervisor

Potential Supervision Topics


  • Medieval Spanish literature, travel narratives 


    Supervision Experience:

    MPhil (Supervisor): Grito, silencio, susurro y la voz natural de la mujer en el universo narrativo de La casa de los espíritus de Isabel Allende y Cien años de soledad de Gabriel García Márquez.  Marianella Braithwaite (completion 2019).

    PhD
    (Co-supervisor): Of Cats and Dogs: 'Translating' the Migrant Experience through 20th century Crónicas in Spanish-Language Newspapers in Australia. Catherine H. Seaton (completion 2018).

    PhD (Co-supervisor): The North-South Divide in the German Imaginary: Rethinking Cultural Identity in Goethe's Italienische Reise and Heine's Italian Reisebilder. Lukas N. Bauer (completion 2013)


    Honours

    Relishing Sadness and Suffering Happiness: Melancholia as Saudade in Galician National Identity (2014).

    Are ‘Killer Languages’ Devouring The European ‘Fruit Salad’?: A Comparison of the Catalan and Occitan Struggle for Recognition and Acceptance (2009).

Full Name


  • Dr. Karen M. Daly

Mailing Address


  • School of Humanities & Social Inquiry / Bldg 19.2119

    Faculty of Law, Humanities & the Arts

    University of Wollongong

    NSW

    2522

    Australia

Research Overview


  • Karen’s research interests are primarily in Medieval Spanish literature, and more generally travel narratives. Her PhD explores travel discourse prior to Columbus in the 15th-century Spanish libros de viajes.

Selected Publications


  • Journal Article

    Year Title
    2012

    Published In
    Notandum
    2011

    Published In
    Medieval Perspectives
    2000

    Published In
    Medieval Perspectives
  • Conference Paper

    Year Title
    2014

    Published In
    Practices and Policies: Current Research in Languages and Cultures Education: Selected Proceedings of the Second National LCNAU Colloquium, Canberra, 3-5 July 2013

Potential Supervision Topics


  • Medieval Spanish literature, travel narratives 


    Supervision Experience:

    MPhil (Supervisor): Grito, silencio, susurro y la voz natural de la mujer en el universo narrativo de La casa de los espíritus de Isabel Allende y Cien años de soledad de Gabriel García Márquez.  Marianella Braithwaite (completion 2019).

    PhD
    (Co-supervisor): Of Cats and Dogs: 'Translating' the Migrant Experience through 20th century Crónicas in Spanish-Language Newspapers in Australia. Catherine H. Seaton (completion 2018).

    PhD (Co-supervisor): The North-South Divide in the German Imaginary: Rethinking Cultural Identity in Goethe's Italienische Reise and Heine's Italian Reisebilder. Lukas N. Bauer (completion 2013)


    Honours

    Relishing Sadness and Suffering Happiness: Melancholia as Saudade in Galician National Identity (2014).

    Are ‘Killer Languages’ Devouring The European ‘Fruit Salad’?: A Comparison of the Catalan and Occitan Struggle for Recognition and Acceptance (2009).

Full Name


  • Dr. Karen M. Daly

Mailing Address


  • School of Humanities & Social Inquiry / Bldg 19.2119

    Faculty of Law, Humanities & the Arts

    University of Wollongong

    NSW

    2522

    Australia