Maria Grau Perejoan and Caty Ribas-Segura Join the Organising Committee

Maria Grau Perejoan of the University of the Balearic Islands, Spain, and Caty Ribas-Segura of University College Alberta Giménez, Spain, have joined The 3rd Barcelona Conference on Arts, Media & Culture (BAMC2022) and The 3rd Barcelona Conference on Education (BCE2022) as members of the Organising Committee.

The Organising Committee is responsible for nominating and vetting Keynote and Featured Speakers; developing the conference programme, including special workshops, panels, targeted sessions, and so forth; event outreach and promotion; recommending and attracting future Organising Committee members; working with IAFOR to select PhD students and early career academics for IAFOR-funded grants and scholarships; and overseeing the reviewing of abstracts submitted to the conference.

The BAMC/BCE2022 Organising Committee is currently calling for papers to be presented at the event. Submit your abstracts by July 05, 2022 to participate.

To participate in BAMC/BCE2022 as an audience member, please register for the conference.


Maria Grau Perejoan
University of the Balearic Islands, Spain

Maria Grau Perejoan
Maria Grau Perejoan is a Lecturer in the Department of Spanish, Modern and Classical Languages at the University of the Balearic Islands, Spain. She holds a doctoral degree in Cultural Studies with an emphasis on Caribbean Literature and Literary Translation from the University of Barcelona, and an MPhil in Cultural Studies from the University of the West Indies, Jamaica. Her primary research is in Caribbean Literature and Literary Translation and she has published book chapters and articles in national and international journals on both areas. In 2020 she co-edited and co-translated the award-winning bilingual anthology of contemporary Caribbean women poets, The Sea Needs No Ornament / El mar no necesita ornamento (Peepal Tree Press, 2020).

Caty Ribas-Segura
University College Alberta Giménez, Spain

Caty Ribas-SeguraDr Caty Ribas-Segura graduated from the University of Barcelona with a BA in English Philology in 2003, an MA in English Studies in 2005 and a PhD in Australian Literature in 2013. She joined the Languages Department at University College Alberta Giménez (CESAG) (Palma de Mallorca) in 2006, a college which is now part of Comillas Pontifical University (UP Comillas). Currently, she is the university’s Research Coordinator, teaches English at the faculties of Education, Communication and Sports Science and, since 2013, has also managed the English Language School. Her research focuses on Greek and Chinese migrant literature in Australia and historical and contemporary crime fiction in Australia. She is a member of the Centre for Australian and Transnational Studies at the University of Barcelona and of the research group TransLit at the University of Oviedo. She is the coordinator of the Postcolonial Studies panel at AEDEAN (Spanish Association of Anglo-American Studies) conferences, the main Spanish association for English Studies. She was a member of the ministry-funded research project POCRIF: Postcolonial Crime Fiction (2014-2017). She has published more than twenty texts, participated in more than thirty national and international congresses and been a guest speaker in undergraduate and postgraduate courses in Spain and Thailand.

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