Mercedes Juliá

Mercedes Juliá, Ph. D.

Professor of Modern & Contemporary Hispanic Studies

Villanova University

A specialist in modern and contemporary Hispanic Studies, Professor Mercedes Juliá
is the author of three monographs: El universo de Juan Ramón Jiménez;  un estudio del poema Espacio, 1898; De la nueva luz:  En torno a la poesía última de Juan Ramón Jiménez, 2010, and Las ruinas del pasado:  Aproximaciones a la novela histórica posmoderna, 2006. Juliá has prepared  two annotated critical editions (Tiempo by Juan Ramón Jiménez, Seix Barral, 2001, and Tiempo by JRJ, Espasa-Calpe, 2005), two editions (Historicidad en la novela española contemporánea, 1997, and El Quijote y la novela posmoderna, 2010). Mercedes Juliá and Mª Ángeles Sanz, worked on the reconstruction of Días de mi vida (Days of my Life) the first volume of an autobiographical project that Juan Ramón Jiménez left unpublished upon his death in 1958, titled VidaValencia: Editorial Pre-Textos, Colección Clásicos Contemporáneos, March 2014. 884 pages. Juliá has also published in respected journals over two dozen articles on relevant topics of contemporary literature, such as exile, autobiography, the marginalized in contemporary society, and women issues. 
Teaching and Administrative experience
Mercedes Juliá has been Chairperson of the Department of Romance Languages and Literatures from 1998 to 2001, and again from 2007 to 2015.  She created and directed the Villanova Cádiz summer program, now in its twenty sixth year, and a semester program at the University of Cádiz, which began in 2012.  
Professor Juliá has lectured extensively in numerous universities of Europe, Central and South America, and the United States.  She has also taught as visiting faculty at the University of Chicago, University of Cádiz, Bryn Mawr College, and the University of Pennsylvania.

Mercedes Juliá´s monographs and editions:  


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