Lauren Rea


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Lauren Rea studied Spanish and Portuguese as an undergraduate at King´s College London before completing an MPhil in Latin American Studies at the University of Cambridge.

Before joining the Department of Hispanic Studies at Sheffield in September 2008, Lauren spent three years at King´s College London researching her PhD thesis and contributing to undergraduate teaching in the Department of Spanish and Spanish-American Studies.

Lauren´s research interests centre on cultural history and popular and mass culture in Latin America with a particular focus on Argentina.

Recent Publications

Rea, Lauren. Argentine Serialised Radio Drama in the Infamous Decade, 1930-1943: Transmitting Nationhood (Farnham, Surrey; Burlington, VT: Ashgate. 2013).

Rea, Lauren. “‘Los que se fueron y los que se quedaron’: History, Exile and Censorship in Ricardo Piglia's Respiración artificial and Manuel Puig’s Maldición eterna a quien lea estas páginas.” Bulletin of Spanish Studies 89.3 (2012): 415-433.

Rea, Lauren. “‘Que al fin todas somos Eva’:Nacha Guevara, Cristina Fernández and Eva, el gran musical argentino.” Journal of Iberian and Latin American Studies 17.1 (2011): 77-99.