María Losada-Friend is a senior lecturer in the Department of Philology and Translation at the University Pablo de Olavide (Seville). Member of the Research Group Literaturas y Culturas Comparadas, she works on instructional, educational and travel narratives by English, Irish, and American women of the 18th, 19th, and 20th centuries. Her latest publications study women travellers in Spain, as Lady Tenison (Peter Lang, 2020) and Jenny Ballou (Filología, 2019). She has translated William Winstanley’s The Essex Champion with Javier Pardo (University of Salamanca, 2020) and G. Vanderbilt Whitney’s Diario en España 1928-1929 with Juanjo Gómez Boullosa, (University of Huelva, 2020). She co-edited Dreaming the Future: New Horizons/Old Barriers in 21st-Century Ireland (2011), Words of Crisis/Crisis of Words: Ireland and the Representation of Critical Times (2016), and 1616-2016: Four Centuries of Spanish-British Cultural Exchanges (2016). A member of AEDEI and the Spanish James Joyce Society, she coordinated the «Irish Studies in Spain» section in Irish Studies from 2018 to 2020.