Rosario Mascato

Born in Galiza, she has a Ph.D. in Hispanic Philology and since 1996 belongs to the Grupo de Investigación Valle-Inclán (University of Santiago de Compostela). She worked for the Universities of St. Andrews (Scotland), Clássica de Lisboa, Vigo and Santiago de Compostela, where she currently holds a postdoctoral contract in the Department of Spanish Literature, Literary Theory and General Linguistics. She was awarded two different research prizes: Valle-Inclán (2008) and Concepción Arenal (2012). Specialized in the study and analysis of historical press regarding canonization and recognition processes in the literary field, she is currently studying the relationships between Portuguese and Spanish cultural agents in the pre-Civil War period. In order to do so, she spent two years in Portugal (from 2013 to 2015), collaborating with the Centro de Investigação Transdisciplinar Cultura, Espaço e Memória (Universidade do Porto), the Instituto de História Contemporânea (Universidade Nova de Lisboa) and the Centro de Estudos Humanísticos (Universidade do Minho). Other research interests have to do with Comparative Literature, Iberian Studies and Digital Humanities.