Teresa Ferrer Valls

Teresa Ferrer Valls is catedrática of Spanish Literature at the Universitat de València and Doctor in Hispanic Philology by the same university.

For fifteen years she directed the research project Diccionario Biográfico de Actores del Teatro Clásico Español (DICAT), published in DVD format by Reichenberger in 2008. She currently directs the project Las comedias y sus representantes. Base de datos de comedias mencionadas en la documentación teatral (1540-1700). Her research group is part of the TC/12 group, which is developing the project Patrimonio del teatro clásico español. Textos e instrumentos de investigación, which is part of the Consolider-Ingenio 2010 programme. They are both financed by the Ministerio de Ciencia e Innovación. Since 2000 she is also a collaborator with the ArteLope group, directed by Joan Oleza, and the project Base de datos y argumentos del teatro de Lope de Vega.

She has published editions such as Las paredes oyen and La verdad sospechosa by Juan Ruiz de Alarcón, in collaboration with Joan Oleza (1986), Peribáñez y el Comendador de Ocaña and El mejor alcalde, el rey by Lope de Vega (1990), Teatro clásico en Valencia, Andrés Rey de Artieda, Cristóbal de Virués, Ricardo de Turia (1997), La viuda valenciana by Lope de Vega (2001) and El galán secreto by Antonio Mira de Amescua (2008). She is the autor of studies such as La práctica escénica cortesana: de la época del Emperador al reinado de Felipe III (1991) and Nobleza y espectáculo teatral: estudio y documentos (1993), together with several studies on the relationship between theatre and festivities, on patronage and genealogical plays, on actors and actresses of the sixteenth and seventeenth centuries, on the works of Baroque women playwrights and on authors such as Lope de Vega, Luis Vélez de Guevara, and Cristóbal de Virués, among others.

She is part of the editoral board of the journals Studia Aurea, Voz y Letra, Diablotexto and Anuario Calderoniano. She is a member of the scientific committee of the journal Annali (Dipartimento di Storia delle Arti e dello Spettacolo, Florencia) and a member of the advisory board of the Colección Silva Áurea (Tecnológico de Monterrey, México). She is a peer-reviewer for several journals and a member of assessment agencies from the Ministerio de Ciencia e Innovación (ANEP and ANECA) and from the Ministerio de Educación. Between 2007 and 2010 she directed the Masters programme Estudios Hispánicos: aplicaciones e investigación at the Universitat de València and is currently Chair of the Departamento de Filología Española at this university.