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Abigail Loxham

Associate professor, University of Liverpool

Abigail has a PhD from the University of Cambridge whereI also completed an MPhil and BA. She has worked as a lecturer in Hispanic Studies at the Universities of Manchester and Hull and a Postdoctoral Research Fellow at the Centre for Critical and Cultural Studies at the University of Queensland, Brisbane, Australia.

Abigail has published widely on Spanish and Catalan cinema and television with a focus on memory, national identity, gender and feminism. Her monograph 'Cinema at the Edges: New Readings of Julio Medem, Bigas Luna and Jose Luis Guerin' is published by Berghahn Books. She is currently working on a co-authored monograph, with Prof. Anja Louis, Sheffield Hallam, on Feminism and Femininities in Spanish TV Drama (under contract with Palgrave MacMillan) and co-editing a volume on Gender and TV in Iberia and Latin America (under contract with Bloomsbury). Her current project focuses on mediating feminism in contemporary Spanish popular culture.


  • –present
    Lecturer in Hispanic Studies and Film, University of Liverpool


  • 2008 
    University of Cambridge, PhD Film Studies