Rafael Andúgar Sousa

Graduate Student

Specialization

Hispanic Literatures

 

Bio

Rafael Andúgar holds a bachelor's and a master's degree in Literary Theory and Comparative Literature from the University of Barcelona, and also attended the 8th session of the Institute for World Literature, a collaboration between Harvard University and the University of Tokyo.
 
He is primarily interested in 20th Century and Contemporary novels and exploring how writers in late modernity engage with the environment and ecology. He is particularly invested in how the environment is represented, the relations between humans and non-human agents, science fiction and the portrayal of alternative fiction worlds to capitalism, degrowth narratives, biodiversity in literature, pastoral fiction, affects and eco-materialism, and comics or magazines along with nature aesthetics.  

Research

20th century Spanish and Catalan Literature; Comparative Literature; Literary Theory