Patrícia Infante da Câmara holds a BA in Portuguese and French Studies (2008, FLULisboa and UParis IV – Sorbonne) and an MA in Teaching Portuguese and Classical Languages (2010, ULisboa). She worked as a Portuguese Lecturer (Language and Literature) at the Faculty of Humanities of the Eötvös Loránd University and at the Faculty of Social Sciences of the Corvinus University, in Budapest/Hungary (2012-2014), where she also performed functions as the Director of the Center for Portuguese Language and Culture of the Camões Institute, as the Portuguese representative at the EUNIC-Hungary cluster, as the Coordinator of all language exams for the Portuguese Foreign Language Assessment Center (CAPLE) nationwide and as the Cultural Attaché (without diplomatic rank) at the Embassy of Portugal. Currently, she is academically affiliated with the Centre for Comparative Studies of the Faculty of Arts and Humanities of the University of Lisbon (CEC-FLULisboa) where she works as a Research Assistant on the project “World Literature: Portuguese Perspectives” (CEC-MORPHE), as an Editorial Assistant in estrema | Interdisciplinary Review for the Humanities and as a Teaching Assistant on the course “Portuguese Literature in Translation” (BA level), while developing her PhD thesis (2014-), financially supported by FLULisboa under the Doctoral Fellowship Program UL (BD Concurso 2015), on Portuguese Contemporary Literature and World Literature. She is a member of the Portuguese Comparative Literature Association, of the International Comparative Literature Association and of the International Network for Comparative Humanities.
Main areas of research
- Comparative Studies;
- Portuguese Contemporary Literature;
- World Literature.
- 2016. “Literatura-Mundo em Portugal: um projeto em movimento”, Anais III SILLPRO, V.3, Rio Grande do Sul: UCS (1465-1471).
- 2016. “Can we still call it Portuguese Literature?”, LITCRI’16 | V. International Literary Criticism Conference, Istambul: DAKAM (40-45).
- 2014 (org.). Atas da III Edição das Jornadas de Língua Portuguesa e Culturas Lusófonas da Europa Central e de Leste, Budapeste: CLPIC/ELTEBTK.
- 2014. “O silêncio nas páginas de Novas Cartas Portuguesas (Maria Isabel Barreno, Maria Teresa Horta e Maria Velho da Costa) e na imagética monocromática de Helena Almeida – uma perspetiva interdisciplinar”, Studia Iberystyczne, n.º 13, Cracóvia: Księgarnia Akademicka (99-111).
- 2013. Prefácio, in Pál Ferenc (org.), De Camões a Saramago | Projeção secular de Portugal na Hungria, Budapeste: ELTE Eötvös Kiadó.