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María Victoria Curto

María Victoria Curto holds a PhD Cum Laude in Spanish Literature from the Complutense University of Madrid (2022). Between 2017 and 2021 she was FPI of this project. During these years she developed her doctoral thesis Música, danza y teatralidad en la experiencia mística y visionaria femenina al final del Medievo: los casos de María de Santo Domingo y Juana de la Cruz en su marco europeo, under the direction of Dr. Rebeca Sanmartín Bastida and Dr. Julio Vélez Sainz. As a researcher, María Victoria has participated in numerous national and international conferences as a speaker and organiser, and has carried out research stays in the United States, France and Italy: University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill (2018), L'École des Hautes Études en Sciences Sociales de Paris (2020) and Università degli Studi di Firenze (2021). She has also published in indexed journals numerous articles on dance, music and theatre in the 15th-17th centuries. In 2019, together with Dr. Sanmartín, she published El Libro de la oración de María de Santo Domingo. Estudio y edición at the Iberoamericana-Vervuert publishing house, and is currently working on her first solo book: Inercia Divina. Danza y revelación femenina al final del Medievo, which will be published in the collection "Ricerche Intermedievali" of the Italian publishing house Edizioni dell'Orso. As a teacher, she has been an assistant professor at the Complutense University of Madrid between 2018 and 2021, and has been a visiting professor at Queen Mary University of London and the Universidade do Porto. María Victoria combines her philological training with her musical education (she has a professional degree in Piano and Lyric Singing from the Teresa Berganza Conservatory in Madrid) and alternates academic research and writing with her facet as a musician and actress, having participated in theatre cycles such as "Los Martes, Milagro" at the Fernán-Gómez Theatre, and in international festivals such as Clásicos de Alcalá (2018), Olmedo Clásico (2019) and the Festival de Teatro Clásico de Almagro (2019).