Miriam de Sousa holds a BA degree in Comparative Arts and Cultures, from the University of Lisbon, and an MA degree in Comparative Literature from the same institution. She was a cultural advisor at the Portuguese Embassy in Madrid, between September 2015 and August 2016.
She was admitted to PhD-COMP in 2017/2018, as a scholarship holder (PD/BD/135205/2017). She is currently working on the concept of Lusophony within the post-colonial literary studies framework, under the supervision of Professor Helena Carvalhão Buescu.
She is a member in training from the Center of Comparative Studies, where she is a part of the executive coordination of the Research Project Comparative World Literature
Main areas of research
- Comparative literature;
- Postcolonial Literature;
- Cultural Studies.
Publications (Executive Coordination):
- (2018) “Mundos em Português – Parte 1”, in Literatura-Mundo Comparada, Perspectivas em Português. Helena Carvalhão Buescu e Inocência Mata (coordenação geral). Lisboa: Tinta da China.
- (2018) “O Mundo Lido Europa – Parte 2”, in Literatura-Mundo Comparada, Perspectivas em Português. Cristina Almeida Ribeiro, Helena Carvalhão Buescu, Maria Graciete Silva e Simão Valente. Lisboa: Tinta da China.