Maria do Rosário Monteiro


Postdoctoral Researcher   .   Assistant Professor at Faculdade de Ciências Sociais e Humanas/Universidade Nova de Lisboa



Research Group

Transcultural, Literary, and Postcolonial Studies







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Professor of Comparative Literature at the Faculdade de Ciências Sociais e Humanas (FCSH), Universidade NOVA de Lisboa. Graduated in Modern Languages and Literature at the University of Lisbon (1983), Master in Comparative Literary Studies by the Universidade NOVA de Lisboa (1987) and PhD in Literary Sciences, speciality of Comparative Literature, by Universidade NOVA de Lisboa (1997). She lectures Comparative Culture and Literature in graduate and postgraduate levels. Senior Researcher at CHAM (CHAM – Centre for Humanities, FCSH, Universidade NOVA de Lisboa) where she coordinates the Research Group Culture and Literature.

Editor of several books, both in Portuguese and English, author of the first academic book on Tolkien published in Portugal (revised part of her PhD thesis), and author of several essays on Utopia, Fantasy, and Science Fiction.

Reviewer of papers for Portuguese journals, Scieconf and her edited books published by Taylor & Francis: Utopia(s) – Frontiers of the Imaginary (2016); Progress(es); Theories and Practises (2017), Modernity, Frontiers and Revolutions (2018)).

She is Member of the Advisory and Scientific board of Humanities Bulletin

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