Shadia Abdel-Rahman Téllez graduated in English Studies and in the Master’s Degree in Gender and Diversity at the University of Oviedo with a final dissertation about narrativity and embodied subjectivity in two literary representations of child sexual abuse and trauma. She is currently a PhD student in the Programme of Gender and Diversity in the University of Oviedo and her research interests include Medical Humanities and phenomenological philosophy. More specifically, her thesis examines literary representations of illness and pain in contemporary literature by women.