Dr. Noemí Pereira Ares
is a Research Fellow in the Department of English and German Studies at the University of Santiago de Compostela, Spain. Her research interests include migrant literature(s) in English, postcolonial, diaspora and transcultural studies, and the sociological study of dress in literature. Her work has appeared in international peer-reviewed journals such as The Journal of Postcolonial Writing and Journal of Commonwealth Literature, and she has recently published a monograph entitled Fashion, Dress and Identity in the Narratives of the South Asian Diaspora: From the Eighteenth Century to Monica Ali (Palgrave Macmillan, 2018). In ‘Intersections’, her main focus is the short story fiction of British Muslim women writers and the analysis of multi-authored anthologies dealing with the intersections of gender and ethnicity.
Research interests: South Asian diaspora literature, migrant literature(s) in English, postcolonial, diaspora and transcultural studies, and the sociological study of dress in literature.
2018. Fashion, Dress and Identity in the Narratives of the South Asian Diaspora: From the Eighteenth Century to Monica Ali. Cham: Palgrave Macmillan.
2016.“Trauma and Transculturalism in Contemporary Fictional Memories of 9/11.” Critique: Studies in Contemporary Fiction 57.3 (2016): 268-278 (with Margarita Estévez-Saá).
2015. ‘Transculturalism and Cultural Translation in Cauvery Madhavan’s Paddy Indian’.Journal of Postcolonial Writing,51(4):476-489.
2015.“Sartorial Memories of a Colonial Past and a Diasporic Present in Kamala Markandaya’s The Nowhere Man.” Journal of Commonwealth Literature, 50.2 (2015): 179-196.
2013. “The Politics of Hijab Monica Ali’s Brick Lane.” Journal of Commonwealth Literature, 48.2 (2013): 201-220.
2012. “The East Looks at the West, the Woman Looks at the Man: A Study of the Gaze in Brick Lane by Monica Ali.” Miscelánea: Journal of English and American Studies, 46 (2012): 71-81.