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Dr. David Clark Mitchell
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Dr. David Clark is a lecturer at the University of Corunna and secretary of the University Institute of Research in Irish Studies “Amergin”. His doctoral thesis dealt with Neil M. Gunn’s  literary work.  He is co-editor, together with Professor Antonio de Toro Santos, of As Noves Ondas, and is the author of numerous articles published in academic journals of Spain and other countries.

He has also collaborated in several cultural activities (radio programmes, television, articles and interviews in the Galician press) designed to bring Irish and Galician cultures closer to each other.

Concerning PhD teaching, he has tought different subjects related to 19th and 20th century literature, as well as subjects dealing with the history of Scottish and Irish literatures. Among them, it may be worth mentioning the courses “Scottish Literature before the Union”, “Contemporary Scottish Poetry”, “Contemporary Scottish and Irish Narrative” y “Points of Inflection between Irish and Scottish Literature”. He has also imparted some seminars, as well in summer courses as in postgraduate courses all around Spain, in collaboration with several universities in Spain and abroad, different autonomic governments, councils and private entities. Some examples are the “I Practical Course of Translation (English-Spanish, Spanish-English)", “Guiding Reading of Joyce’s Ulysses” and “Conference on the British Periphery”, organized by the Junta de Andalucia.

Dr. Clark is a member of: Asociación Española de James Joyce, Asociación Española de Estudios Irlandeses and IASIL (International Association for the Study of Irish Literature).