Who are the members of Asteria?

José Manuel Losada Goya

José Manuel Losada Goya



Doctor in Literature from the University of the Sorbonne, José Manuel Losada Goya has been Visiting Scholar at the University of Harvard, member of the SCR at the University of Oxford (St John’s College) and Visiting Lecturer at the University of Montreal. He has given talks and seminars in twenty American and European Universities. Since 1992 he has been teaching at the Complutense University of Madrid.

Luis Unceta Gómez

Luis Unceta Gómez



Doctor in Classis Studies and graduated in Classical Studies and Hispanic Studies, Luis Unceta Gómez is a professor of Latin Philology at the University Autónoma of Madrid. His lines of research are classical reception and latin pragmatics. He has been Visiting Scholar at La Sapienza and La Sorbona, among other universities.


Ana González-Rivas Fernández

Ana González-Rivas Fernández



PhD in Philology, and has first degrees in both Classics and English from the Complutense University of Madrid. She is currently a lecturer in English Studies at the Autonomous University of Madrid. During her predoctoral studies she was a Visiting Postgraduate Student in Oxford University and Harvard University, and in the last years she has been a Visiting Scholar in the National University of Tucumán, Baylor University and the Open University. Her main interests lay in Gothic Fiction, Comparative Literature and Myth Studies.

Adrián García Vidal

Adrián García Vidal



Master in Theory of Literature and Comparative Literature, graduated in English Studies from the University of Salamanca. He has published articles in books of myth criticism and noir fiction. His current investigation deals with the subversion of classical myths in contemporary science fiction. Self-taught webmaster and graphic designer, he takes care of the technical side of Asteria.



Organizing colloquia, conferences, seminars, and scholarly meetings related with myth criticism.


Editing informative and scholarly publications, as well as other printed, digital, photographic, sound, or audiovisual media, related to the goals of Asteria.


Establishing agreements or contracts with other entities that may facilitate or promote the goals of Asteria.


Endorsing regional, national, and international research projects dedicated to the study of myth criticism.


Supporting individual or collaborative research projects whose ends coincide with those of the association.


Programming outreach activities designed to show the presence and influence of myths in contemporary society.

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Asteria works with prestigious institutions in the international academic field.

Amaltea revista
Asteria also works with Amaltea, an academic journal edited by the University Complutense of Madrid, focused on the reception of old myths, medieval and modern in literature and arts from 1900 until the present day.


Read more about Amaltea

The V International Conference on Mythcriticism will take place from the 15th to the 26th of October 2018.

Information about previous conferences can be accessed through the following links:


V International Conference on Mythcriticism “Myth and Audiovisual Creation”

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