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Ana Cristina Ferreira Mendes

Grupo de Investigação: English Studies: Culture (RG 2)
Categoria profissional: Investigadora Auxiliar
Graus académicos: (2011). PhD in Cultural Studies, U Lisboa. 
Morada institucional: CEAUL - Faculdade de Letras da Universidade de Lisboa, Alameda da Universidade, 1600-214 Lisboa
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Projectos de Investigação:

  • (2015-…). Scient. Coord. Creativity, Cultures, Trends: Dialogues in and with the City. (CEAUL/ULICES).
  • (2014-2017). Out of the Ordinary: Challenging Commonplace Concepts in Anglophone Literature (Scient. Coord. Joel Kuortti, U Turku). Collaborator.
  • (2008-). The British Empire: Ideologies, Perspectives and Perceptions. (Scient. Coord. LLFaria/TMalafaia and AMendes, CEAUL/ULICES). Researcher.

Principais Resultados Científicos:

  • (2014). Shortlisted for the Book Awards for Junior Scholars, Cultural Studies in English, ESSE (European Society for the Study of English), with Salman Rushdie in the Cultural Marketplace. Farnham and Burlington, VT: Ashgate, 2013.
  • (2011). “A magpie tendency”: Salman Rushdie and Cultural Brokerism. (Supervision: TMalafaia, U Lisboa; Co-supervision: LLFaria, U Lisboa), U Lisboa, (Ph.D. in Culture Studies). Summa cum laude. 15 Jul. FCT-funded: SFRH/BD/27385/2006.
  • (2011). Grant for participation in the ESF Early Career Researchers Forum Humanities Spring “Changing Publication Cultures in the Humanities,” National University of Ireland, Maynooth.
  • (2008). Fernando de Mello Moser Literary Essay Prize APEAA (Portuguese Association for Anglo-American Studies / Edições Cosmos).

Actividade Científica

Publicações em revistas com arbitragem científica e/ou outras publicações:

  • (2015). (Co-guest-ed.). “Walls and fortresses: borderscapes and the cinematic imaginary,” special issue, Transnational Cinemas. Nr. 6.2: http://www.tandfonline.com/toc/rtrc20/6/2. Includes “Editorial” (Co-auth.): 117-122, and article “Walled in/walled out in the West Bank: Performing Separation Walls in Hany Abu-Assad’s Omar”: 123-136.
  • (2015). “Salman Rushdie and Translation.” Textual Practice. Nr. 29.4: 780-784. 
  • (2015). (Co-auth.). “India through re-Orientalist Lenses: Vicarious Indulgence and Vicarious Redemption.” Interventions: International Journal of Postcolonial Studies. Nr. 17.5: 706-727.
  • (2012-2013). (Co-auth.) “Authorities of Representation: Speaking To and Speaking For. A Response to Barbara Korte.Connotations: A Journal for Critical Debate. Nr. 22.1: 137-143.
  • (2010). “Exciting Tales of Exotic Dark India: Aravind Adiga’s The White Tiger.” The Journal of Commonwealth Literature. Nr. 45.2: 275-293.
  • (2010). “Showcasing India Unshining: Film Tourism in Danny Boyle’s Slumdog Millionaire.” Third Text. Nr. 105: 471-479.

Livros e capítulos de livros com circulação internacional:

  • (2016). “Postcolonial Literature Marketing.” In Lucia Krämer and Kai Merten (Eds.) Postcolonial Studies Meets Media Studies: Key Concepts. Bielefeld: Transcript.
  • (2016). “Cultural Warfare Redux: Salman Rushdie’s Knighthood.” In Ajay K Chaubey et al. (Eds.) Salman Rushdie: An Anthology of 21st-century Criticism. New Delhi: Atlantic. [Reprint from chapter published in Helena Gonçalves da Silva et al. (Eds.) Conflict, Memory Transfers and the Reshaping of Europe. Newcastle upon Tyne: Cambridge Scholars Publishing, 2010, 218-230]
  • (2014). “Race in the Marketplace: Postmodern Passing and Ali G.” In Julie Cary Nerad (Ed.) Passing Interest: Racial Passing in U.S. Fiction, Memoirs, Television, and Film, 1990-2010. New York: SUNY Press, 203-227.
  • (2014). (Co-ed.). Reviewing Imperial Conflicts. Newcastle upon Tyne: Cambridge Scholars Publishing.
  • (2013). Salman Rushdie in the Cultural Marketplace. Farnham and Burlington, VT: Ashgate.
  • (2012). (Ed.). Salman Rushdie and Visual Culture: Celebrating Impurity, Disrupting Borders. New York / London: Routledge.
  • (2011). (Co-ed.). Re-Orientalism and South Asian Identity Politics: The Oriental Other Within. London / New York: Routledge.
  • (2012). “Salman Rushdie’s ‘Epico-Mythico-Tragico-Comico-Super-Sexy-High-Masala-Art,’ or Considerations on Undisciplining Boundaries.” In AMendes (Ed.) Salman Rushdie and Visual Culture: Celebrating Impurity, Disrupting Borders. New York / London: Routledge, 1-11.
  • (2011). “‘Beware Behalfies!’: Contradictory Affiliations in Salman Rushdie’s Step Across This Line.” In Manuela Sanches et al. (Eds.) Europe in Black and White: Immigration, Race, and Identity in the “Old Continent”. Bristol: Intellect, 67-76.
  • (2011). “Re-Orientalism is on TV: From Salman Rushdie’s The Aliens Show to The Kumars at No. 42.” In Lisa Lau and AMendes (Eds.) Re-Orientalism and South Asian Identity Politics: The Oriental Other Within. London / New York: Routledge, 91-104.
  • (2011). (co-auth.). “Re-Orientalism: A New Manifestation of Orientalism.” In Lisa Lau and AMendes (Eds.) Re-Orientalism and South Asian Identity Politics: The Oriental Other Within. London / New York: Routledge, 3-16.
  • (2011). “Orpheus and Eurydice as Indian Rock-and-roll Superstars: Salman Rushdie’s The Ground Beneath Her Feet.” In Cristina M. Gámez-Fernández and Antonia Navarro-Tejero (Eds.) India in the World. Newcastle upon Tyne: Cambridge Scholars Publishing, 203-210.
  • (2010). “Salman Rushdie Superstar: The Making of Postcolonial Literary Stardom.” In Rainer Emig and Oliver Lindner (Eds.) Commodifying (Post-)Colonialism. Amsterdam / New York: Rodopi, 219-238.
  • (2010). “Cultural Warfare Redux: Salman Rushdie’s Knighthood.” In Helena Gonçalves da Silva et al. (Eds.) Conflict, Memory Transfers and the Reshaping of Europe. Newcastle upon Tyne: Cambridge Scholars Publishing, 218-230.
  • (2010). O Passado em Exibição: Leituras Pós-modernistas da Época Vitoriana. [The Past on Display: Postmodernist Readings of the Victorian Age]. Chamusca: Cosmos.
  • (2009). “‘Artworks, unlike terrorists, change nothing’: Salman Rushdie and September 11.” In Cara Cilano (Ed.) From Solidarity to Schisms: 9/11 and After in Fiction and Film from Outside the US. Amsterdam / New York: Rodopi, 93-114.
  • (2009). “Prizing Sameness? Kiran Desai and the Booker Prize.” In Sunita Sinha and Brian Reynolds (Eds.) Critical Responses to Kiran Desai. New Delhi: Atlantic, 21-31.
  • (2008). “Heritage revisited: the cultural politics of heritage in Goodness Gracious Me.” In Cláudia Álvares (Ed.) Representing Culture: Essays on Identity, Visuality and Technology. Newcastle upon Tyne: Cambridge Scholars Publishing, 119-129.

Capítulos de livros, incluindo as contribuições para artigos em conferências, contribuições para festschriften, ensaios em coleções:

  • (2014). “A Taste of the ‘Spicy Subcontinent’: Chitra Banerjee Divakaruni’s The Mistress of Spices.” In TMalafaia et al. (Eds.) Do Brasil a Macau: Narrativas de Viagens e Espaços de Diáspora/From Brazil to Macao: Travel Writing and Diasporic Spaces. Lisboa: CEAUL/ULICES, 549-560. 
  • (2013). “(Read)dressing the Victorian Past in the Filmic Adaptation of A.S. Byatt’s Possession.” Volume de Homenagem ao Professor João de Almeida Flor. Lisboa: CEAUL/ULICES, 157-167. 
  • (2011). “‘Bring the World a Coke’: Rang de Basanti and Coca-colonisation.” In ASerras (Ed.) Empire Building and Modernity. Lisboa: CEAUL/ULICES, 71-77.
  • (2011). “‘Not “Goods From Foreign” But Made in India’: As Indústrias Culturais na Obra de Salman Rushdie.” In ADCoelho and JDuarte (Eds.) A Jangada de Ulisses. Lisboa: CEAUL/ULICES, 21-29.
  • (2010). “In the Canon’s Mouth: Shakespeare Wallah and the ‘English book’.” In JVFerreira and TMalafaia (Eds.) The British Empire. Ideology, Perspectives, Perceptions. Lisboa: CEAUL/ULICES, 175-183.
  • (2009). “Whites in Disguise: Postmodern Blackface and Ali G.” In Carla Ferreira de Castro and Luís Guerra (Eds.) (Ex)Changing Voices, Expanding Boundaries. Évora: Universidade de Évora, 175-183.

Organização de actividades de disseminação científica:

  • (2015). Org. Committee Postcolonial Studies Association 2015 Convention, Leicester U, 7-9 Sep.
  • (2014). Org. Committee Victorians Like Us II - The Victorian Household: Power, Policies, Practices, 26-29 Nov.
  • (2013). Conf. Coord. Salman Rushdie in the 21st Century: Swallowing a world, U Lisbon, CEAUL/ULICES, 6-9 Nov.
  • (2013). Org. Committee 34th APEAA Meeting Academy as Community: English and American Studies in Portugal and Europe, 9-10 May.
  • (2012). Org. Committee Victorians Like Us: Memories, Dialogues and Trends, 21-23 Nov.
  • (2011). Org. Committee Reviewing Imperial Conflicts, 27-28 Oct.
  • (2010). Org. Committee Empire Building and Modernity, 6-7 Dec.
  • (2009). Org. Committee O Império Britânico: Ideologias, Perspectivas e Percepções, 21 Apr-26 May.

Outras actividades:

  • Peer reviewer Journal of Postcolonial Writing.
  • Peer reviewer Modern Fiction Studies.
  • Peer reviewer Textual Practice
  • Peer reviewer Postcolonial Text
  • Peer reviewer Amaltea: Journal of Myth Criticism/Revista de Mitocrítica, Universidad Complutense de Madrid.
  • Peer reviewer e-cadernos ces.
  • Peer reviewer Op. Cit: A Journal of Anglo-American Studies.
  • (2010-2011). Portuguese Coord. of the Comenius project: Sharing Culture of the Old and Present Europe, Agrupamento Vertical de Escolas de Portel.

Comunicações apresentadas em conferências internacionais
Por convite:

  • (2015). “Re-orientalism: interdisciplinary approaches,” as Visiting Scholar, Geology and the Environment Centre, School of Physical and Geographical Sciences, Keele U.
  • (2015). ACGS/ASCA Public Lecture – “Decolonizing the ‘Metrópole’”, Amsterdam School for Cultural Analysis (ASCA) and Amsterdam Centre for Globalisation Studies (ACGS), University Library, UvAmsterdam.
  • (2015). Workshop “Decolonizing Knowledge,” participant and introducer of the theme “Immigration, Refugees and the Remaking of Europe,” Centre for Postcolonial Studies, Goldsmiths, University of London, and Linnaeus University Centre: Concurrences in Colonial and Postcolonial Studies, Linnaeus U.
  • (2015). “Travelling postcolonialism: the case of the Portuguese ‘literatura de retornados’”, Symposium “Heading South? Routes beyond the Impasse of Postcolonial Studies,” org. Vijay Mishra, DAAD-Eric Auerbach Visiting Chair in Global Literary Studies, Tübingen U.
  • (2014). Guest workshop - project “Out of the Ordinary: Challenging Commonplace Concepts in Anglophone Literature?” Turku U.

Em painel:

  • (2015). “Spaces of exception: performing separation walls in Hany Abu-Assad’s Omar and Amreeka.” Postcolonial Studies Association 2015 Convention, U Leicester, 7-9 Sep.
  • (2015). “Vishal Bhardwaj’s Maqbool: Macbeth in Mumbai.” Association of Adaptation Studies 10th Annual Conference Adaptations and the Metropolis, Senate House, London, 24-25 Sep.
  • (2014). “Post-imperial attachments in Mohsin Hamid’s How to Get Filthy Rich in Rising Asia,” EACLALS 15th Triennial Conf. Uncommon Wealths: Riches and Realities, U Innsbruck, 14-18 Apr.
  • (2013). “‘From carts to jet engines’: The Afterlife of Tess of the d’Urbervilles in Michael Winterbottom’sTrishna.” Int. Conf. Transcultural Imaginaries: Making New, Making Strange, Nanyang Technological U, Singapore, 14-17 Jun.
  • (2012). “‘I pity those people who dream about Europe’: a comparative reading of Stephen Frears’s Dirty Pretty Things and Damjan Kozole’s Spare Parts.” Migration, Memory, and Place, U Copenhagen, 5-7 Dec.
  • (2011). “Empire revised and revisited: the crossover Bollywood heritage film.” Postcolonialism, Economies, Crises: Interdisciplinary Perspectives, 2nd Biennial, U Birmingham, 7-8 Jul.
  • (2010). “‘India belongs only to me’: reworking Mother India.” 2010 Crossroads for Cultural Studies, Lingnan U, Hong Kong, 17-21 Jun.
  • (2009). “White Tigers and Slumdogs: Dark India as Spectacle.” The New Exotic? Postcolonialism and Globalization, U Otago, New Zealand, 24-26 Jun.
  • (2008). “Bombay/Wombay through Benjaminian lenses.” Through the Eyes of the Other, U Madras, India, 18-20 Dec.
  • (2008). “Salman Rushdie Superstar: the making of postcolonial literary stardom.” Commodifying (Post)Colonialism. GNEL/ASNEL (Association for the Study of the New Literatures in English), U Regensburg, 22-25 May.

Comunicações apresentadas em conferências nacionais
Por convite:

  • (2014). “Cultural and Creative Industries: London and Rome,” MA seminar “Cities, Heritage, Cultural Management,” U Lisbon.
  • (2014). “Cultural and Creative Industries: the case of BBC’s Ripper Street as ‘Original British Drama’”, undergraduate seminar in Arts Management, U Lisbon.
  • (2014). Roundtable - “South Asia: Developing and Furthering Research,” U Lisbon.
  • (2014). “Novas Topografias Literárias: Representações da Ascensão Asiática nas Literaturas em Inglês do Sul da Ásia,” Itinerâncias Críticas #22, GAPS-Gender, Arts and Postcolonial Studies seminar, CEHUM-Centro de Estudos Humanísticos, U Minho.
  • (2014). “Excepcionalism as Fundamentalism: The post-9/11 decade in The Reluctant Fundamentalist (2007-2012),” PhD seminar, American studies, U Coimbra.
  • (2013). “Oriente, Ocidente - leitura de textos de Salman Rushdie” (presentation of Salman Rushdie and his work, included in Projeto Teia of Teatro Nacional D. Maria II), CEAUL/ULICES and Artistas Unidos, Teatro Nacional D. Maria II.
  • (2011). “Re-orientalisms and South Asian Identity Politics,” PhD seminar, American studies, U Coimbra, 24 Mar.
  • (2011). “A nação-império após o 11 de Setembro”/“The nation-empire post-9/11,” for Cultura Norte-Americana 2 and Cultura Americana A (MA) - “Império e imperialismo na cultura dos Estados Unidos da América”/“Empire and imperialisms in the culture of the United States of America,” U Coimbra, Dec.
  • (2011). “Myths of Poverty,” MA seminar, American Studies - “Myths of Abundance”, U Coimbra, 25 Mar.
  • (2009). “Slumdog Millionaire: authenticity and tourism,” MA seminar, English Studies - “Visões proibidas. A nostalgia da Índia,” U Lisbon, 7 May.

Em painel:

  • (2015). “Salman Rushdie across the fourth wall.” 36th APEAA Meeting (Re)shaping the Humanities: New Forms of Representation, New Ways of Reading, U Trás-os-Montes e Alto Douro (UTAD), 26-28 March.
  • (2014). “Rescripting India in Victorian London.” Arch&Lit: Inter-Arts Dialogue(s), FCSH-U Nova de Lisboa, 4-5 Dec.
  • (2014). “Slumming on Screen.” Victorians Like Us II -The Victorian Household: Power, Policies, Practices, CEAUL/ULICES, 26-29 Nov.
  • (2013). “‘I can never unzip my skin’: morphing and masquerading from Bombay to London.” Salman Rushdie in the 21st century: swallowing a world, CEAUL/ULICES, 7-9 Nov.
  • (2013). “Kisna: The Warrior Poet and Vicarious Redemption in India.” 34th APEAA Meeting Academy as Community: English and American Studies in Portugal and Europe, CEAUL/ULICES, 9-10 May.
  • (2012). “Victorians like them: The Afterlife of Tess of the d’Urbervilles in 21st-century India.” Victorians Like Us: Memories, Dialogues and Trends, CEAUL/ULICES, 21-23 Nov.
  • (2011). “The Scripting of Whiteness in The Rising: Ballad of Mangal Pandey.” Reviewing Imperial Conflicts, CEAUL/ULICES, 27-28 Oct.
  • (2011). “Salman Rushdie’s ‘Epico-Mythico-Tragico-Comico-Super-Sexy-High-Masala-Art’.” Current Debates in English and American Studies, U Coimbra, 12-14 May.
  • (2010). “‘Bring the World a Coke’: Rang de Basanti and Coca-colonisation.” Empire Building and Modernity, CEAUL/ULICES, 6-7 Dec.
  • (2010). “Salman Rushdie’s Interviews: Mapping an Artistic Manifesto.” Landscapes of the Self, U Évora, 24-26 Nov.
  • (2010). “Thinking Outside the Whale: Salman Rushdie as Public Intellectual.” Intellectual Topographies and the Making of Citizenship, U Católica, 11-12 Nov.
  • (2010). “From Raj Tourism to Slum Tourism in Danny Boyle’s Slumdog Millionaire.”  Tourism and Seductions of Difference, FCSH, U Nova de Lisboa, 10-12 Sep.
  • (2010). “‘The Other Great Tradition’: Salman Rushdie’s ‘Yorick’ and the Anxiety of Influence.” Geographies of the Self, U Aberta and Sociedade de Geografia de Lisboa, 15-17 Apr.
  • (2010). “Canon Wars: The Vintage Book of Indian Writing vs. The Picador Book of Modern Indian Literature.” Translation in 19th- and 20th-century Anthologies and Collections, U Católica, 6-7 May.
  • (2010). “‘In CinemaScope and glorious Technicolor’: Film as Mediation in Salman Rushdie’s The Satanic Verses.” Arts of Mediation, U Católica, 17-19 Mar.
  • (2010). “Re-orientalismo e Memória Colectiva.” Jornada de Investigadores do CEAUL, CEAUL/ULICES, 21 Feb.
  • (2009). “‘Not “Goods From Foreign” But Made in India’: As Indústrias Culturais na Obra de Salman Rushdie.”Jornada de Investigadores do CEAUL, CEAUL/ULICES, 23 Nov.
  • (2009). “In the Canon’s Mouth: Shakespeare Wallah and the ‘English book’.” O Império Britânico. Ideologias, Perspectivas e Percepções, CEAUL/ULICES, 26 May.
  • (2009). “‘The zoo became a jungle’: Aravind Adiga’s Dark India in The White Tiger.” Self, Memory and Expression, U Porto, 19-21 Jan.
  • (2008). “Cultural Warfare Redux: Salman Rushdie’s Knighthood.” Conflict, Memory Transfers and the Reshaping of Europe, U Católica, 2-3 Dec.
  • (2008). “A taste of the ‘spicy subcontinent’: Chitra Banerjee Divakaruni’s The Mistress of Spices.” From Brazil to Macao: Travel Writing and Diasporic Spaces, CEAUL/ULICES, 10-14 Sep.
  • (2008). “‘Beware behalfies!’ Contradictory affiliations in Salman Rushdie’s Step Across This Line.” Europe in Black and White, U Lisboa, 12-14 May.
  • (2008). “Playing the postcolonial card? An interrogation of the Booker Prize.” Success and Failure, U Aveiro, 17-19 Apr.

Investigação Futura:

  • (Co-guest-ed.). “New Directions in Rushdie Studies.” Special issue. The Journal of Commonwealth Literature (2017).
  • (Co-auth.) “Padma or no Padma: Audience in the adaptations of Midnight’s Children.” “New Directions in Rushdie Studies.” Special issue. The Journal of Commonwealth Literature (2017).
  • (Co-ed.). Victorians Like Us: Interfaces of Imperialism and Domesticity. Edited collection.

 

Voltar

  • Scient. Coord. Creativity, Cultures, Trends: Dialogues in and with the City. (CEAUL/ULICES). 
 
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