is Assistant Professor at the School of Arts and Humanities, University of Lisbon, and a researcher at the University of Lisbon Centre for Lisbon Studies (ULICES). Her current research in Irish Studies and in Medical Humanities focuses on how contemporary narrative fiction and creative non-fiction are used to make sense of life, loss and illness.
is a researcher at ULICES (University of Lisbon Centre for English Studies) and a PhD candidate at the University of Lisbon. Her current areas of research include contemporary women’s writing, women’s studies and, particularly, gender issues and wonder tales in A. S. Byatt’s fiction. She has published articles and book chapters on A. S. Byatt’s fiction, The One Thousand and One Nights, the conteuses, Victorian women writers and contemporary gendered sexual politics. She is the editor of (Re)Presenting Magic, (Un)Doing Evil: Of Human Inner Light and Darkness (Inter-Disciplinary Press, 2012). She translated A. S. Byatt’s “Cold” into Portuguese and wrote an introduction to the tale for Contar um Conto/ Storytelling (eds. Ana Raquel Fernandes and Mário Semião, Textos Chimaera, 2014), an anthology of short fiction by contemporary British and Irish authors in translation.
holds a PhD in English Culture (2011), a Masters in English Studies (2005) and an undergraduate degree in Portuguese and English (1999). Her research interests include Victorianism, Cultural studies, Postcolonial studies, Visual Culture, Critical theory and Cinema. She is Associate Professor at the School of Arts and Humanities of the University of Lisbon.
is a Lecturer in English at the Universidade Europeia, Lisbon and a full researcher at the University of Lisbon Centre for English Studies (ULICES). Her research interests include the novel and the short story in contemporary British and Portuguese women’s writing. She is the author of What about the Rogue? (Honourable Mention ESSE Book Award 2012), she edited Narrative Strategies in the Reconstruction of History (2018) and she has co-edited, The Power of Form: Recycling Myths (2015) and Storytelling: Memory, Love and Loss in Portuguese Short Fiction (2016). Dr Fernandes has also published a range of journal articles and book chapters on aspects of British and Portuguese contemporary fiction.
is a photographer and researcher in photography and former lawyer. She holds a PhD and an MA in Photographic Studies from the University of Westminster in London and studied at the ICP in New York and the Calouste Gulbenkian Foundation in Lisbon. She was visiting lecturer at the University of Birmingham, is co-editor of the magazine Membrana and co-convenor of Ph: The Photography Research Network. Recent exhibitions and publications include Civilization: The Way We Live Now (Thames & Hudson, 2018). Alves de Oliveira lives and works in Greece.
is a Professor of English at the School of Social and Political Sciences of the University of Lisbon and a researcher with the University of Lisbon Centre for English Studies. He holds a PhD in North-American Culture (2007) from the University of Lisbon and has been publishing regularly on American political culture, American historiography and Luso-American diplomatic relations, his main areas of academic research. He is a fellow of the Salzburg Seminar of the American Studies Association and a member of the Portuguese Association for Anglo-American Studies.
is assistant professor of Anglo-American Studies at the Universidade de Trás-os-Montes e Alto Douro. For the past few years, her research has focused on the intersections between literature and the environment. Her current research interests include nature writing and ecocriticism.
is a researcher at the University of Lisbon Centre for English Studies (ULICES). In her doctoral thesis for the University of Lisbon (July 2018) she examined the work of Australian poet James McAuley. Her Masters in Australian literature at the University of Sydney focussed on the earlier Australian poet John Shaw Neilson. She is a member of Associação Portuguesa de Estudos Anglo-Americanos (APEAA) and the Association for Studies on Australia and contributes to their conferences and publications. Her main interests are poetry and short fiction (rhetoric and form) in English speaking literatures and cultures and the thematics of travel, diaspora, spatiality and memory.
has written seven poetry collections, most recently A Part of the Main (Mulfran Press 2018), co-authored with Philip Gross; the book is a response to the political and social upheavals surrounding the UK’s decision to leave the European Union. Lesley Saunders also translates poetry and her English translations – including the poem that won the 2016 Stephen Spender award – of renowned Portuguese poet Maria Teresa Horta will be published in spring 2019 by Two Rivers Press. Lesley Saunders is a visiting professor in education policy at Newman University, Birmingham, and an honorary research fellow at Oxford University Department of Education. She will be talking and reading from her poetry on issues of home and belonging.
is a researcher at ULICES (University of Lisbon Centre for English Studies) and an online lecturer in English language and culture at the Universidade Aberta in Lisbon. She has a PhD in Literary and Cultural Studies (University of Lisbon) and her main research interests focus on contemporary literature, mainly postcolonial and diasporic, working with theories from social anthropology, cultural studies, literary criticism and language studies in an interdisciplinary approach to the narrative.
Marijke Boucherie is a retired assistant professor at the University of Lisbon and a researcher at ULICES (University of Lisbon Centre for English Studies). Her research focuses on the role of language in the meaning making processes especially in the Victorian literature of “Nonsense”. Her interest in the communicative potentialities of language form has led her to the reflection on the affective and symbolic dimensions of the “mother tongue” and the alienating and liberating effects of speaking a foreign language.
is a Canadian Psychotherapist who has been living and working in Lisbon for over 15 years. She holds a BA in English Literature (University of Toronto) and an MA in Comparative Literature (Sorbonne ) as well as certification from the Gestalt Experiential Training Institute in Vancouver. She is currently doing a PhD in Anglo-American Studies at the University of Lisbon and is a researcher at ULICES (University of Lisbon Centre for English Studies). She has a particular interest in memoir and memory studies, especially as related to attachment, displacement and nature, subjects she is investigating in her thesis. She also writes short fiction.
holds a PhD (2012), an MA (1987) and graduated in English Literature from Cambridge University in 1983. He is Assistant Professor at the School of Arts and Humanities at Lisbon University, where he has taught since 1992 and a researcher at CET (Centre for Theatre Studies/ Centro de Estudos de Teatro).
Paula Horta holds a PhD in Cultural Studies from Goldsmiths, University of London. She is Assistant Professor at the School of Arts and Humanities, University Lisbon, and a researcher at the University of Lisbon Centre for English Studies (ULICES). Her research focusses on photographic portraiture, visual narratives and the representation of affect in politics.
is Assistant Professor at the School of Arts and Humanities, University of Lisbon. She holds a PhD in Linguistics - English Linguistics(2004) MA in Portuguese Descriptive Linguistics - Sociolinguistics (1994) and a Degree in Modern Languages and Literature - English and German Studies (1989)Her research interests include History of English and Sociolinguistics.
Zuzanna Sanches is a researcher at the School of Arts and Humanities at the University of Lisbon and with the Research Group "Other Literatures and Cultures in English". her research interests include Irish Literature and Culture, Feminism, Gender and Identity Studies, Ageing Studies, Medical Humanities.
She has a PhD in Literary Studies (English Literature), 2010.