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G. (Gemma) Lopez Canicio, PhD

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Gemma López Canicio is Research Fellow in European Culture and Literature at the University of Groningen. Her expertise is in narrative research, emphasizing artistic-narrative communication (literature and cinema), fiction, story-telling, and representation from a cognitive sciences and interactive narrative research (videogames) perspective. Currently, she is interested in integrating my narrative research and neuro-cognition research expertise with new interdisciplinary methods and resources valuable to face contemporary social challenges with an international scope.

She holds a Bachelor's Degree in Spanish: Language and Literatures from the University of Alicante and a Master's Degree in Art, Literature and Culture from the Autonomous University of Madrid. In 2016, she was awarded a Collaboration Grant by the Spanish Ministry of Education, Culture and Sport to conduct a study about the limits of fiction in literature. She obtained her PhD in Art, Literature and Culture in 2020 from the Autonomous University of Madrid (Spain) (Cum Laude Distinction and International Mention). Her research was funded from 2017 to 2020 with a research grant provided by the José Luis de Oriol-Catalina de Urquijo Foundation. Gemma carries out multidisciplinary research in Humanities, Literary Theory, Cognitive Sciences, and Communication.

In addition, she is a member of the Communication [Poetics and Rhetoric] Research Group (C [P y R]) and a foundational member of the Spanish Society of Rhetoric [Se-Ret].
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Oude Kijk in 't Jatstraat 26
9712 EK Groningen
The Netherlands