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Nadia Zulem Olguin Carrillo

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Professional biography

Nadia Olguin joined the Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences at The Open University in 2022 and is currently a Curriculum Production Manager and Faculty Accessibility Coordinator. Her work focuses on accessibility within curriculum. Nadia is an OU Accessibility Champion. Her educational background is Dance and Hispanic Literature.

Her previous academic work has focused on Mexican Literature from the New Spain period, and on the relationship between Modern Dance and Hispanic, English, and American poetry of the 20th century.

Before joining the OU, Nadia practised at the Folkloric Ballet of Mexico as a Soloist Dancer and collaborated in a research project on the history of Mexican art and literature entitled ‘Mexican Literatures in the New Spain Period. History and Multidisciplinary Corpus’, at the National Autonomous University of Mexico.


2021 – MPhil in Theatre and Performance. Thesis title: Dance and Poetry: from Movement to Word. University of Bristol.

2019 – BSc in Hispanic Language and Literature (First Class Honours). Thesis title: Ekphrasis in the Description of Saint Bernard Church (1691), by Alonso Ramírez de Vargas, and edition of the text. National Autonomous University of Mexico.