Ângela Fernandes

Senior Lecturer

E-mail: angfernandes@letras.ulisboa.pt

angBiographical note

Ângela Fernandes is Assistant Professor at the Department of Romance Literatures of the Faculty of Arts and Humanities of the University of Lisbon. In 2009, she received her PhD in Literary Theory from the University of Lisbon. She teaches graduate and undergraduate courses on Literary Theory, Comparative Literature and Hispanic Studies. She has been visiting professor at Indiana University – Bloomington (USA), Goettingen (Germany), Paris 7- Diderot (France) and Salzburg (Austria).

At the Centre for Comparative Studies, she coordinates the research project DIIA, on Iberian and Ibero-american literary and cultural dialogues. Since August 2016, she has been the director of PhD-COMP – International FCT PhD Programme in Comparative Studies (Universities of Lisbon, Bologna and Leuven). She was previously Vice-director of the Centre for Comparative Studies (2011-2013) and Assistant Dean for Research of the Faculty of Arts and Humanities of the University of Lisbon (2014-2016).

Main areas of research

  • Literary Theory;
  • Comparative Literature;
  • Literature and Science;
  • Iberian Studies;
  • Hispanic Literatures (19th-21st centuries).

Selected publications

Books

  • FERNANDES, Ângela (2013). A Ideia de Humanidade na Literatura do Início do Século XX. Huxley, Malraux, Gómez de la Serna. Lisboa: Edições Tinta-da-china. More info.
  • FERNANDES, Ângela (2004). Os Efeitos da Literatura. Algumas Questões de Arte e de Moral. Lisboa: Edições Colibri. More info.

Edited Books and Journals

  • FERNANDES, Ângela & LÓPEZ, Magdalena (eds.) (2017). Dossier “Borges en perspectiva portuguesa y comparada”, Variaciones Borges, n.º 44, The Borges Center – University of Pittsburgh. More info.
  • LÓPEZ, Magdalena, FERNANDES, Ângela, et al. (orgs.) (2014). ACT29. Literaturas e Culturas em Portugal e na América Hispânica. Novas perspectivas em diálogo. V.N. Famalicão: Húmus. More info.
  • PÉREZ ISASI, Santiago & FERNANDES, Ângela (eds.) (2013). Looking at Iberia. A Comparative European Perspective Oxford: Peter Lang. More info.

Articles

  • FERNANDES, Ângela (2017). “Entre literatura e ciência: espaços de questionamento da humanidade”, in Espaço / espaços: estudos de literatura comparada, Rita Lenira Bittencourt et al. (orgs), Porto Alegre: Editora da UFRGS, pp. 39-52.
  • FERNANDES, Ângela (2014). “El desencanto en el teatro ibérico de mediados del siglo xx: José Régio y Antonio Buero Vallejo”, 1616. Anuario de Literatura Comparada, nº 4, Ediciones Universidad de Salamanca, pp. 47-57. More info.
  • FERNANDES, Ângela (2013). “Imágenes de una identidad portuguesa y la recepción en Portugal del teatro de Lope de Vega”, Revista de Filología Románica, vol. 30, N.º 1, Universidad Complutense de Madrid, pp. 125-135. More info.

Some publications are available in the repository of the University of Lisbon.

DIIA – Iberian and Ibero-American Dialogues / LOCUS

Programme in Comparative Studies (PEC)

International FCT PhD Programme in Comparative Studies (PhD-COMP)