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Jeffrey Childs

Senior Lecturer


jchildsBiographical note

Jeffrey Childs (PhD, Univ. of Lisbon, 2004) is an assistant professor of English and American Studies at Universidade Aberta. His research interest lies in the restructuring of the field of rhetorical studies, insofar as the work carried out in this domain allows for the articulation of older disciplinary areas (literature, history, philosophy) with more recent artistic and multidisciplinary practices.

Selected publications

  • 2013. “Family Resemblances: Elizabeth Bishop and Mark Strand”, Women and the Arts: Dialogues in Female Creativity. Bern: Peter Lang. 171-177.
  • 2010. “Entre a Literatura e a Lei: Os Fins de Billy Budd”, Direito e Literatura: Mundos em Diálogo. Lisboa: Almedina. 137-150.
  • 2009.” Beginning with Failure: Mark Strand and the Romantic Tradition”, Success and Failure: Essays from the 29th APEAA Conference at the University of Aveiro (17-19th April 2008). Aveiro: Universidade de Aveiro. 115-123.
  • 2009. “Brecht in Theory: On Fredric Jameson’s Brecht and Method.” in Actas das Jornadas sobre Bertolt Brecht (1898-1956) [DVD]. Lisboa: Universidade Aberta.
  • 2008. “Bonds Broken and Unbroken: On the Social Significance of Casino Royale”, ACT 17 – Não Vi o Livro, mas Li o Filme. Lisboa: Húmus. 233-259.

RIAL – Reality and Imagination in Art and Literature / THELEME

Cinema and the World – Studies on Space and Cinema / THELEME

This work is financed by national funds through the FCT - Foundation for Science and Technology, I.P., within the scope of the project UIDB/00509/2020 and UIDP/00509/2020.