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 King's 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 PhD Holder Researcher in the Centre for the Humanities (CHAM) at NOVA University of Lisbon. She is the Coordinator of the Research Group for Transcultural, Literary and Postcolonial Studies at the CHAM. Her Postdoctorate Research is entitled Memory and Utopia in Portugal after 1974: The Heirs of the Revolution of April. She 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 Afro-Luso-Brazilian 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 women's literature, contemporary cultures and literatures in (XX-XXI) in the Afro-Luso-Brazilian Atlantic; Forms of Cultural Resistance and reparative justice; and Afro-European and Black Studies.


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