NEWS

This section presents my most recent publications and academic activities. Find here the complete list of my publications, organised by topic and with the corresponding links.

JUNE 2019

Double presentation at Llibreia Gigamesh, Barcelona, of Ocho cuentos góticos and  the e-book Gender in 21st Century SF Cinema: 50 Titles: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=F_XdiT4k1sg

New e-book!! Sara Martín (ed). Gender in 21st Century Cinema: 50 Titles.  Bellaterra: Departament de Filologia Anglesa i de Germanística, UAB, 2019. https://ddd.uab.cat/record/206282

Just translated! “Grietas en el Nirvana feminista: una lectura bifurcada de Tiempos de Gloria de David Brin”, Hélice: Reflexiones críticas sobre ficción especulativa, Vol V, nº 1, #26, Primavera-Verano 2019, 56-77, https://www.revistahelice.com/revista_textos/n_26/Helice%2026%202019%20Primavera-Verano%20GRIETAS%20EN%20EL%20NIRVANA%20FEMINISTA.pdf

MAY 2019

Just published! “Obi-Wan Kenobi and the Problem of the Flawed Mentor”. Foundation: The International Review of Science Fiction, 48.1, #132, 2019. 37-53.

Interviewed on the radio: "AutoCine: Els Monstres", Cerdanyola Ràdio, 7 May 2019, https://www.ivoox.com/autocine-els-monstres-audios-mp3_rf_35501071_1.html

MARCH 2019

New book!!! Ocho cuentos góticos: Entre el papel y la pantalla  (SietePisos, 2019, https://www.editorialsietepisos.com/p/del-papel-a-la-pantalla/). My translation, with comments on the film adaptation of “La leyenda de Sleepy Hollow” by Washington Irving, “La caída de la Casa Usher” by Edgar Allan Poe, “Un incidente en el puente sobre el arroyo del Búho” by Ambrose Bierce, “Hoichi, el Desorejado”by Lafcadio Hearn, “El arte de echar las runas” by M.R. James, “Espuelas” (1923) by Clarence Aaron ‘Tod’ Robbins, “La presa más peligrosa” by Richard Connell, "El Diablo y Daniel Webster” by Stephen Vincent Benet.

JANUARY 2019

Conference presentation: "Sex and the humaniform robot: Between science fiction and robosexuality", IROS 2018 presentation, 2 October 2018, https://ddd.uab.cat/record/200599

Lecture/charla: "Severus Snape: héroe secreto" (Witch Market, Barcelona, 25 November 2018), https://ddd.uab.cat/record/200633

Article: "Dubtes al voltant del feminisme: Mecanoscrit del segon origen", El Biblionauta, 14 January 2019, https://elbiblionauta.com/ca/2019/01/14/dubtes-al-voltant-del-feminisme-mecanoscrit-del-segon-origen-per-sara-martin/

Lecture/xerrada: "El sexe i el robot humaniforme: Entre la ciència-ficció i la robosexualitat' (CatCon II, 24 November 2019), https://youtu.be/O_i0hkkCaYA

DECEMBER 2018

New issue of Hélice, with my interview with Richard Morgan in English and Spanish, my review of his new novel Thin Air in both languages, and my translation into Spanish and English of Manuel de Pedrolo's short story "Les civilitzacions són mortals", https://www.revistahelice.com/?page_id=65

Interview: "Thin Air, Deep Dive" (an interview with Richard Morgan about his new novel Thin Air), Richard K. Morgan's official website, 6 October 2018,  https://www.richardkmorgan.com/2018/10/thin-air-deep-dive/

NOVEMBER 2018

Podcast/interview: "Parlem de Manuel de Pedrolo i el seu Mecanoscrit amb la professora Sara Martín",  L'Irradiador (amb David Guzmán), Catalunya Ràdio, 27 November 2018, https://www.ccma.cat/catradio/alacarta/lirradiador/mecanoscrit-del-segon-origen/audio/1021797/

Podcast/interview: "Veneno de araña contra el cáncer, ciencia ficción y comienza LibreCon", La mecánica del caracol, Euskal Radio, 21 Noviembre 2018, Euskal Radio, https://www.eitb.eus/es/radio/radio-euskadi/programas/la-mecanica-del-caracol/detalle/6008185/veneno-arana-cancer-ciencia-ficcion-comienza-librecon/

Lecture/conferencia: "Científicas que narran historias: Nueva ciencia ficción humanista escrita por mujeres", ciclo Ellas hacen ciencia/Emakumeek Zientzia Egiten Dute, Bilbao, 22 November 2018, https://youtu.be/fZTZqG0lI-k

New article!: “An Overlooked Adulteress: Annabella’s Irresistible Passion in Anne Brontë’s The Tenant of Wildfell Hall’, November 2018, https://ddd.uab.cat/record/197221

OCTOBER 2018

NEW BOOK!!!! Explorant Mecanoscrit del segon origen. Noves lectures, edited volume with articles by Toni Maestres, Pere Gallardo, Pedro Fernàndez-Nielssen, Isabel Santaulària, Anna Maria Moreno and myself, Orciny Press, 2018. See the review at : http://elbiblionauta.com/ca/2018/10/19/explorant-mecanoscrit-del-segon-origen-noves-lectures-2018-diversos-autors/?fbclid=IwAR2xLMQNaHjzXBtdflRP4iVNshEq74iT473z9lC0BlvrhVpVRuhUUdy7aIU

SEPTEMBER 2018

Inaugural lesson, BA in English Studies, Universidad de Murcia, 19th September: https://ddd.uab.cat/record/195905

AUGUST 2018

Some recent book reviews you might enjoy!

The Vestigial Heart (novel) Carme Torras. Translation into English by Josie Swarbrick. SFRA Review . No. 325. http://www.sfra.org/resources/Pictures/SFRA%20318.pdf  

“El metamito y la nostalgia de la nostalgia” (review of La ideología de Star Wars, Fernando Ángel Moreno). Hélice. 24, Vol III No. 10,  https://www.revistahelice.com/revista/Helice_8_vol_III.pdf   

“La difícil construcción de una ciencia ficción nacional: el caso de Irlanda” (review of Irish Science Fiction, Jack Fennell). Hélice. 22, Vol III No. 8, https://revistahelice.com/revista_textos/n_24/Helice%20Julio%202018%20El%20meteamito%20y%20la%20nostalgia...%20Sara%20Mart%c3%adn.pdf   

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