Dr Katerina García M.A. (Prague), PhD (Prague) Assistant Professor
Dr Katerina García obtained her M.A. (a five year integrated program) and Ph.D. from Charles University, Prague. Her study was focused on Hispanic Linguistics and she wrote both her M.A. dissertation and her Ph.D. thesis on selected aspects of the Judeo-Spanish language varieties currently spoken in the Republic of Macedonia and Salonica, Greece.
Among her main academic interests are: the language, literature, and culture of the Sephardic Diaspora; Sephardic song as a medium of representation of diasporic culture; Hispanic linguistics, both historical and synchronic; Spanish Literature of the Middle Ages; and Ethnomusicology.
She currently teaches the Junior Sophister modules ‘Spanish Linguistics’ and ‘Spanish Language’, as well as the Senior Sophister module ‘Medieval Spanish Literature’, and the Senior Sophister Special Subjects ‘The Languages of Spain and Spanish America’ and ‘The Spain of the Three Cultures’. She also contributes to the M.Phil. in Medieval Language, Literature and Culture (Medieval Hispanic Song) and the M.Phil. in European Studies (Spain’s European Identity – Spain’s Jewish Identity).