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Jane Hanley investigates topics related to travel and tourism, migration, past and present popular culture in Spain, and contemporary Mexico within broad research areas including travel writing, transnational cultural production, and gender in Spanish-language popular culture. Her current research project is on the influence of transnational mobility and networks in different genres. She serves on the Editorial Committee of the Journal of Iberian and Latin American Research. Jane is also interested in curriculum design and implementation, student assessment and student experiences of learning, and lectures in Spanish and Latin American Studies in the Department of International Studies: Languages and Cultures. She

Research student supervision

Supervision areas:

Transnational culture

Tourism studies

Travel writing

Genre and popular culture (film, comics, multimodal)

Gender in Latin American culture

Contemporary literature


Current students:




Teaching and curriculum development experience includes:

SPN101/102/103 Introductory Spanish I, II, III

SPN201/202 Intermediate Spanish I, II

SPN301/SPN302 Advanced Spanish I, II

SPN210 Passion and Repression

SPN315 Place and Displacement

INTS100 Language, Culture, Communication

INTS104 Societies of Europe

INTS202 Citizenship: Past, Present, Global

INTS206 Screening Europe: Cinema and Identity

INTS310 Unity and Diversity

INTS700 Critique in Language, Literature and Cultural Studies

FOAR708 Globalising Cultures

Education/Academic qualification

International Studies, PhD, Macquarie University

Spanish and Latin American Studies, Bachelor of Arts (Honours), The University of New South Wales

Communications/International Studies, Bachelor of Arts, University of Technology Sydney

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Uruguay Social Sciences
violence Social Sciences
Arctic Social Sciences
history Social Sciences
narrative Social Sciences
Law Social Sciences
morality Social Sciences
travel Social Sciences

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Projects 2014 2019

Research Outputs 2008 2019

  • 1 h-Index
  • 9 Article
  • 1 Chapter
  • 1 Conference proceeding contribution
  • 1 Review article

Armada and Arranz's mobile frontiers: the problem of travel writing on the Mexico–US border

Hanley, J., 2019, In : Journal of Borderlands Studies. 34, 1, p. 121-136 16 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review


Developing learner autonomy: a comparative analysis of tertiary Chinese and Spanish language cohorts

Xu, H. L. & Hanley, J., 2019, (Accepted/In press) Intersections: Collaboration and the Future of Languages and Cultures. University of Adelaide Press

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapterResearchpeer-review

Global ghosts: Latin American directors' transnational histories

Hanley, J., 1 Sep 2018, In : New Cinemas. 16, 2, p. 101-113 13 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

nineteenth century
political change
economic change

Tolerancia y derechos humanos en Uruguay

Valverde, E. & Hanley, J., 2017, In : Tabula Rasa. 27, p. 459-480 22 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

Open Access
human rights
political negotiation
ethnic structure

Nettie Palmer's south to south: Australia, Chile and writing the nation

Hanley, J., 2016, In : Transnational literature. 9, 1, p. 1-13 13 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

Colonial History
Gabriela Mistral
Women Writers

Activities 2015 2017

  • 2 Publication Peer-review
  • 1 Editorial work

Letras hispanas (Journal)

Jane Hanley (Reviewer)
2017 → …

Activity: Publication peer-review and editorial workPublication Peer-review

Bulletin of Hispanic Studies (Journal)

Jane Hanley (Reviewer)
2017 → …

Activity: Publication peer-review and editorial workPublication Peer-review

Journal of Iberian and Latin American Research (Journal)

Jane Hanley (Member of editorial board)
2015 → …

Activity: Publication peer-review and editorial workEditorial work