[EN] Rodrigo Guijarro Lasheras is currently Assistant Professor at the Department of Spanish Literature, Literary Theory and Comparative Literature, Universidad de Valladolid. He was previously a Juan de la Cierva Postdoctoral Researcher at the Universidad de Oviedo. He holds a PhD in Literary Studies (Extraordinary Doctorate Award at Universidad Complutense de Madrid), and a Degree in Music (Classical Double-Bass Performance). He has been a Visiting Researcher at the University of California, Berkeley (2017), and the University of Cambridge (2018).
His papers have appeared in renowned journals in Spain, United Kingdom, France, Italy, United States, Germany, Switzerland, and Chile. After publishing his first monograph in 2015, his critical edition of Monsieur Venus, by Rachilde (KRK, 2016) was named the book of the week and considered among the most important of the semester by El País. He usually translates books related to his interests from English and French into Spanish for publishing houses such as Cátedra or Tecnos.
As a musician, he has been a member of the Gustav Mahler Jugendorchester, European Youth Orchestra and the Joven Orquesta Nacional de España, performing in some of the most important European halls and festivals (Vienna, Salzburg, London Proms…). He has also been an Academist in the Orquesta Nacional de España and a guest player in many other Spanish orchestras (OSPA, OST, OSM).
His main areas of interest comprise
+ Music and Literature Relationships
+ Philosophy and Literature
+ Spanish and Latin American Contemporary Novel
+ Theory of Literature