Margarida Rendeiro


Postdoctoral Researcher   .   Assistant Professor at Fundação Minerva/Universidade Lusíada



Research Group

Transcultural, Literary, and Postcolonial Studies






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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 an Integrated Researcher in the Centre for the Humanities (CHAM), at NOVA University of Lisbon and an Assistant Professor at Lusíada University of Lisbon. She is vice-coordinator of the Group Culture and Literature in 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 has recently 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 literature and cultures, identities, resistance and utopias.


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