Noemí Pereira Ares

Noemí Pereira-Ares graduated in 2009 from the University of A Coruña and completed her PhD in 2015 from the University of Santiago de Compostela. Her research lines include contemporary e/immigration literature, postcolonial, transcultural and diaspora studies, as well as a sociological approximation to the dressed body in literature. Her research was published in international academic journals like The Journal of Postcolonial Writing and Journal of Commonwealth Literature. Recently, Pereira-Ares has published a monograph entitled Fashion, Dress and Identity in the Narratives of the South Asian Diaspora: From the Eighteenth Century to Monica Ali (Palgrave Macmillan, 2018).


Pereira-Ares, Noemí. 2020. “Meera Syal’s ‘The Traveller’. Its Feminist Allegory and Later Echoes.” ATLANTIS: Revista de la Asociación Española de Estudios Anglo-Norteamericanos, 42.1: 1-19.

Pereira-Ares, Noemí. 2019. “Sartorial Borders and Border Crossing in Contemporary Multi-Ethnic Short Stories”. Borders and Border Crossings in the Contemporary British Short Story, edited by Barbara Korte and Laura Lojo-Rodríguez. 149-170.

Pereira-Ares, Noemí. 2018. Fashion, Dress and Identity in South Asian Diaspora Narratives: From the Eighteenth Century to Monica Ali. Cham: Palgrave Macmillan. ISBN: 978-3319613963.

Estévez-Saá, Margarita and Noemí Pereira-Ares. 2016. “Trauma and Transculturalism in Contemporary Fictional Memories of 9/11”. Critique. Studies in Contemporary Fiction, 57.3: 268-278.

Pereira-Ares, Noemí. 2015. “Transculturalism and Cultural Translation in Cauvery Madhavan’s Paddy Indian.” Journal of Postcolonial Writing, 51.4: 476-489.

Pereira-Ares, Noemí. 2013. “The Politics of Hijab in Monica Ali’s Brick Lane”. Journal of Commonwealth Literature, 48.2: 201-220.