Research Group: English Studies: Culture (RG 2)
Professional Title: Associate Professor
Institutional Address: Faculdade de Letras da Universidade de Lisboa, Alameda da Universidade, 1600-214 Lisboa
- The Modern Difference. Has undertaken various activities under the auspices of the University of Lisbon Centre for English Studies and the Department of English Studies of the Faculty of Letters, such as MA and PhD courses (2007-2008) and special training sessions (2008-2009).
- The British Empire: Ideologies, Perspectives, Perceptions, conceived by Carlos Viana Ferreira, a member of the Cultural Studies research team. Participation in the programme devoted to the study of India. Has organised various activities at the Centre for English Studies, such as conferences, and at the Department of English Studies of the Faculty of Letters, namely postgraduate courses, translated into seminars entitled “Visões Proibidas. A Nostalgia da Índia” (2008-2009) and “Culturas em Exibição. Do Local ao Global” (2009-2010), in close cooperation with Cultural Sciences.
- Organisation of the Conferences on The British Empire: Ideologies, Perspectives, Perceptions, the first being entitled “Questioning the Empire” and the second “Visualising the Empire”. (Faculty of Letters, 21 April and 26 May, 2009).
- First Degree in Germanic Philology (1974), at the University of Lisbon.
- Master’s Degree in Anglo-American Studies (1985).
- Doctorate in English Culture (1989) at the University of Lisbon.
- “Annie Besant’s Shifting Identity and ‘Fin-de-Siècle’ Culture”. Alcinda Pinheiro de Sousa, Luísa Maria Flora, Teresa de Ataíde Malafaia (eds.), The Crossroads of Gender and Century Endings. Cadernos de Anglística 2. Introduction by Isobel Armstrong. Lisbon: University of Lisbon Centre for English Studies, 2000, pp. 81-94.
- “Holman Hunt’s Sage Reading of ‘The Lady of Shalott’”. Anglo-Saxónica. Revista do Centro de Estudos Anglísticos da Universidade de Lisboa. Série II. 16/17. Lisboa: Edições Colibri, 2002, pp. 285-296.
“Reading Gender in Art: Morris’s Guinevere”. Presença de Victor Jabouille. Lisbon: Faculty of Letters, University of Lisbon, 2003, pp. 451-459.
- “Desafios da Arte Médica?”, in Alcinda Pinheiro de Sousa and Teresa de Ataíde Malafaia (eds.), Diálogos Disciplinares: As Ciências e as Artes na Viragem do Milénio. Lisbon: IST Press (Instituto Superior Técnico), 2003, pp. 124-125.
- “Fernando Pessoa and the Reception of Pater in Portugal” (with Jorge Bastos da Silva of the Faculty of Letters of the University of Porto), in Stephen Bahn (ed.), The Reception of Walter Pater in Europe. The Athlone Critical Traditions Series: The Reception of British Authors in Europe. Series Editor Elinor Shaffer. London, New York: Thoemmes Continuum, 2004, pp. 216-227, 276.
- “Conversando sobre Cultura”, in Ana Gabriela Macedo and Joanne Paisana (eds.) Hélio Osvaldo Alves. O Guardador de Rios. Braga: Centro de Estudos Humanísticos, Universidade do Minho, 2005, pp. 173-181.
“Julia Cameron. Olhares Femininos sobre o Ceilão”. ‘And gladly wolde (s)he lerne and gladly teche’. Homage to Júlia Dias Ferreira, organised by the Executive Committee of the Department of English Studies of the Faculty of Letters of the University of Lisbon. Lisbon: Edições Colibri, 2006, pp. 589-598.
- “Estratégias de Exibição. Frida Kahlo em Lisboa”. With Ana Daniela Coelho, in A Palavra e a Imagem. (Alcinda Pinheiro de Sousa, Alda Correia Teresa de Ataíde Malafaia (eds.) and with the co-coordination of Ana Daniela Coelho, Joana Vidigal and Maria José Pires). Lisbon: University of Lisbon Centre for English Studies/Edições Colibri, 2007, pp. 207-219.
- “Ways of Displaying. Women, Photography and Empowerment”. Homage to Maria Helena Paiva Correia, organised by the Executive Committee of the Department of English Studies of the Faculty of Letters of the University of Lisbon. Lisbon: Edições Colibri, 2008, pp. 775-785.
- “À Volta de uma Exposição”, in Iolanda Ramos, Carlos Ceia and Miguel Alarcão (eds.), Estudos Anglo-Portugueses. Livro de Homenagem a Filipe Furtado. Lisbon: Edições Colibri, Faculty of Social and Human Sciences, Centre for Anglo-Portuguese Studies, Lisbon new University, 2009. (in print).
- International Conference From Brazil to Macao: Travel Writing and Diasporic Spaces. Promoted by the Programme The Modern Difference (ULICES), in collaboration with the Cultural Studies Research Group (ULICES) and Nottingham Trent University’s Centre for Travel Writing Studies. (Faculty of Letters of the University of Lisbon, 10-14 September, 2008).
Supervision of Doctoral Theses and MA Dissertations:
MA Dissertations in progress:
- Cátia Marques on the city in Bram Stoker’s Dracula.
Doctoral Theses in progress:
- Marília Gil on the essayist Mona Caird.
- Michaela Schwarz-Gonçalves Henriques on Dora Russell.
- Ana Cristina Mendes, in joint supervision with Luísa Leal de Faria, on Salman Rushdie and the Culture Industries.
- Cristina Baptista on Great Victorian Women behind Great Victorian Men.
Other curricular elements:
- Coordination (with João Almeida Flor and Isabel Fernandes) of Anglo-Saxónica. Review of the University of Lisbon Centre for English Studies.
- Director of the Course in Cultural Sciences/Communication and Culture of the Faculty of Letters.