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Universidad de Castilla-La Mancha

Departamento de Filología Moderna

Facultad de Letras
Avenida Camilo José Cela s/n
13071 Ciudad Real

Research Interests

Gender, masculinity, literature, cinema


Topics to speak on:

Gender, masculinity, literature, cinema

Words of Wisdom

Never give up


Josep M. Armengol is Senior Lecturer in American Literature and Gender Studies at the University of Castilla-La Mancha. He is the author of Masculinities in Black and White: Manliness and Whiteness in (African) American Literature (Palgrave Macmillan, 2014) and Richard Ford and the Fiction of Masculinities (Lang, 2010) and (co-)editor of Alternative Masculinities for a Changing World(Palgrave Macmillan, 2014), Embodying Masculinities: Towards a History of the Male Body in U.S. Culture and Literature (Lang, 2013), Queering Iberia: Iberian Masculinities at the Margins (Lang, 2012), Men in Color: Racialized Masculinities in U.S. Literature and Cinema (Cambridge Scholars, 2011), and Debating Masculinity (Men’s Studies Press, 2009). Josep is currently also directing a research project on aging masculinities in contemporary European literatures and cinemas:


Enrique Garcia Diez literary scholarship prize from AEDEAN-Spanish Association for Anglo-American Studies

Javier Coy research award from SAAS-Spanish Association for American Studies

Fulbright grant 2016

PI of research project funded by the Spanish Ministry of Science and Innovation, 2017-2020:

PI of European research project funded with 1 million Euro by the EU, 2019-2022:

Accredited as Full Professor as of 2018