Xiana SoteloComplutense University of Madrid | UCM · Departamento de Estudios Ingleses (Literatura)
Associate Professor in Complutense University of Madrid-Literary and Cultural Studies in English Spoken Countries
Postdoctoral UCM Researcher 2022-2023 at Benjamin Franklin Institute - Research Group GIECO- Ecocriticism - UAH
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Xiana Sotelo is an associate professor in Complutense University of Madrid- UCM- English Studies department (Literature). She is the Coordinator of Interculturality, Gender, Social Innovation and Entreprenourship in UCM Research Group SIIM- Studies of Intermediality and Intercultural Mediation https://www.ucm.es/siim. She has completed two short research periods in Real Colegio Complutense in Harvard university. She writes digital poetry as a tool for intercultural dialogues- mediation.
A huge troop of healers and ‘beings of light’ have occupied the social network of Instagram. Under the hashtag #witchesofinstagram a community has arisen. Claiming the ancient existence of heterogenous worlds, social media has become a platform to question patriarchal narratives and capitalist expectations. A kind of retrotopia is claimed: when fai...
Abstract Humans are storytellers: this powerful and unique feature might be at the core of human evolution itself. This paper analyses, from the interdisciplinary perspective of neuroaesthetics, the theories which try to explain how narratives guide meaning - from the conceptual blending theory to the new studies on mirror neurons and affective neu...
Highlighting the educational grounds of transmedia frameworks, this article acknowledges the positive impact of multimedia technology in cademic achievement and focuses on the examination of the reflexiveness in the communicative phenomenon as a key competence in education. In the search for a deeper understanding of the role that transmedia format...
Presentación de la aplicación transversal del entrenamiento en el pensamiento crítico como elemento crucial en la enseñanza de idiomas a nivel universitario
The objective of this research is to increase the interaction between college students to optimize their integration, performance and motivation. The methodology is based in the application of techniques of cognitive coaching education (USA), dialogic educational coaching (Spain) plus group dynamics adapted to the learning process. The phases of th...
In their article "Electronic Literature and the Effects of Cyberspace on the Body" Maya Zalbidea and Xiana Sotelo discuss how new technologies are facilitating the emancipation of subjugated subjects aimed at transforming unequal social relations through an intersectional and performative approach. This perspective is discussed through the explorat...