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Margarida Rendeiro holds a PhD in Portuguese Studies from Kings College, London, an M.A. in Anglo-American Studies and a B.A. in Modern Languages and Literatures from the University of Lisbon. She is a Full Researcher at the Centre for the Humanities (CHAM), at NOVA University of Lisbon and an Assistant Professor at Lusíada University of Lisbon. She is the Coordinator of the Research Group Transcultural, Literary and Postcolonial Studies at the CHAM. Her Postdoctorate Research is entitled "Memory and Utopia in Portugal after 1974: The Heirs of the Revolution of April", a research she has conducted as an integrated researcher in CHAM. She co-edited Challenging Memories and Rebuilding Identities: Literary and Artistic Voices that undo the Lusophone Atlantic (Routledge, 2019) with Federica Lupati and authored The Literary Institution in Portugal since the Thirties: An Analysis under Special Consideration of the Publishing Market (Peter Lang, 2010). She has also participated at several conferences addressing topics on the Lusophone literature and culture ( organized by the American and Portuguese Studies Association, Association of British and Irish Lusitanists and the Association of Contemporary Iberian Studies, among many others) and published articles in several peer-reviewed journals. Her research interests broach questions of contemporary Portuguese Studies, and in particular women's literature, Contemporary Cultures and Literatures (XX-XXI) in the Luso-African-Brazilian Atlantic; Forms of Cultural Resistance;; Afro-European and Black Studies; Literary Consecration and Canon.

Education/Academic qualification

Portuguese and Brazilian Studies , Doctorate, King's College London

… → 2008

External positions

Professor Auxiliar, Universidade Lusíada

Oct 2007 → …


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