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Entrevista Comissão Organizadora – EJICOMP:
The Organizing Committee of EJICOMP calls for the presence of young researchers on 13 and 14 September 2018 at the Faculty of Arts and Humanities of Porto.

Entrevista Professora Luísa Malato – EJICOMP:
The II National Meeting of Young Investigators in Comparative Literature (EJICOMP) will take place on 13 and 14 September 2018 at the Faculty of Arts of Humanities of Porto.
The professor Luísa Malato, from the scientific committee of the EJICOMP, addresses the importance of this event to the state of Comparative Literature.

Vídeo de apresentação Ulyssei@s:

Ulyssei@s, a digital encyclopedia of “displaced” writers and other creators, resulted from the activity of a group of researchers of the Institute for Comparative Literature Margarida Losa (ILC) which, under the auspices of “Liminalities” at first and “Inter/Transculturalities” presently, has dedicated itself to the study of the different cultural and literary aspects of “displacement”.

Video Event:
The 4th Edition of the International Conference Queering Luso-Afro-Brazilian Studies, taking place at the University of Porto, on June, 1st – 2nd, 2018, carries on the project initiated with the colloquium Queeriserle canon littéraire et artistique luso-brésilien.
This event aims to promote queer readings of both canonical and “minor” or neglected Portuguese, Brazilian and Lusophone African writers and artists from any historical period.

Keynote Speaker:
Miguel Vale de Almeida is Associated Professor with Tenure and Director of the Anthropology Department at the University Institute of Lisbon (ISCTE-UL), where he coordinates and teaches subjects like Multiculturalism, Human Rights and Citizenship, Colonialism and Postcolonialism.
In the International Conference Queering Luso – Afro – Brazilian Studies realized at 1 – 2 June, 2018 he talked about “Intersecting labour, race, gender and sexuality in the Lusophone colonial-postcolonial continuum.”

Promotional Teaser:
On the 21st of June, that is, on the day of the summer solstice, at 6 pm., the second Seminar of the End of the World (Season VI) will take place in the Meeting Room.
The speakers will be Maria de Fátima Lambert, Jorge Leandro Rosa and Hugo Monteiro.
Admission is free.

She Thought It: Crossing Bodies in Sciences and Arts:
is a new database with entries on women with two main purposes: to cover, recover and discover women and their contributions in both sciences and arts; and to address questions on gender and power distribution while providing a public database with names of women whose steps have significantly marked history in fields such as sciences, arts, music and literature.

This project is part of the Intersexualities research group, within the project Literature and Frontiers of Knowledge: Politics of Inclusion from the Institute of Comparative Literature Margarida Losa of the University of Porto.

Promotional Teaser:
On June 1st and 2nd, 2018, the 4th edition of the Queering International Luso-Afro-Brazilian Studies Colloquium will be held at the Faculty of Arts and Humanities of the University of Porto. This colloquium aims to promote “queer” readings of works of authorship and canonical artists, as well as to recover authors considered “minor” or marginal in the scope of Portuguese, Brazilian and African literature  in the Portuguese cultural expression, of any historical period.
“Queer” will be understood as a useful theoretical tool to debate what escapes the symbolic and social norm, which resists categorization, cultural homogenization, normativity and, in particular, heteronormativity – what Monique Wittig called “Straight Thinking”.

Annemarie Schwarzenbach: Life and Work
Annemarie Schwarzenbach was a writer, traveler, historian, journalist, photographer, born in 1908 in Zurich. She is the author of a vast literary corpus, with a strong autobiographical bent. She led a nomadic life, writing hundreds of reports for Swiss newspapers. She also traveled to Lisbon, where she published more than 20 articles on the city’s significance.

Fernando Pessoa Studies:
Ana Deus and Luca Argel, with the invitation of Casa Fernando Pessoa, conceive and assemble, the show “Ruído Vário”. From this partnership as born 15 unpublished songs, written almost all, on texts of Fernando Pessoa orthonym.

This is the last episode of a series with eight that aims to bring more knowledge about what has been discussed in the area of Fernando Pessoa Studies.

Fernando Pessoa Studies:
Clara Riso, director of “Casa Fernando Pessoa”, based in Lisbon, talks about the importance of cooperation protocols with institutions, like the Institute of Comparative Literature Margarida Losa.

This is the seventh episode of a series with eight that aims to bring more knowledge about what has been discussed in the area of Fernando Pessoa Studies.

Fernando Pessoa Studies:
António M. Feijó is the coordinator of Project Estranhar Pessoa. He opened the Conference about Fernando Pessoa Studies with the theme “The interest of Pessoa for heteronyms”. In this interview, he explores the way in which the study of Pessoa work has contributed to a deepening of the critical interpretation around the heteronymy.

This is the sixth episode of a series with eight that aims to bring more knowledge about what has been discussed in the area of Fernando Pessoa Studies.

Fernando Pessoa Studies:
Professor Rosa Maria Martelo talks about the role that the group Intermedialities from ILC assumes for the recent Fernando Pessoa Studies.

This is the fifth episode of a series with eight that aims to bring more knowledge about what has been discussed in the area of Fernando Pessoa Studies.

Fernando Pessoa Studies:
Caio Gagliardi, from the University of São Paulo is the coordinator of the Group Pessoa Studies.
During the meeting that took place, last February, he addressed some issues and problems around Fernando Pessoa criticism.

This is the fourth episode of a series with eight that aims to bring more knowledge about what has been discussed in the area of Fernando Pessoa Studies.

Fernando Pessoa Studies:
The Professor Manuel Portela was present at the Conference Fernando Pessoa Studies to talk about the LDOD Archive.
The LdoD Archive is a collaborative digital archive of Fernando Pessoa’s Book called “Livro do Desassossego”, which allows users to collaborate on creating virtual editions of the book. It contains images of the autograph documents, new transcriptions of these documents and transcriptions of four editions, combining a representational principle with a simulative principle.

This is the third episode of a series with eight that aims to bring more knowledge about what has been discussed in the area of Fernando Pessoa Studies.

Fernando Pessoa Studies:
The Professor Fernando Cabral Martins discusses “the place of great relief that Fernando Pessoa has in the field of Modernism”.
Fernando Cabral Martins of the New University of Lisbon coordinates the “Dictionary of Fernando Pessoa and Portuguese Modernism”.

This is the first second of a series with eight that aims to bring more knowledge about what has been discussed in the area of Fernando Pessoa Studies.

Fernando Pessoa Studies:
During the event called “Encontro de Estudos Pessoanos” we had the presence of Dr. Pedro Sepúlveda, from the University of Lisbon. In this interview, he approaches the project “Estranhar Pessoa”, “which represents a digital edition of Fernando Pessoa’s editorial projects and the poetry he published in life,” focusing on the three most important aspects that characterize the project.

This is the first episode of a series with eight that aims to bring more knowledge about what has been discussed in the area of Fernando Pessoa Studies.

Video Event:
The “Pessoa Studies Conference”, held on February 22nd and 23rd 2018, at the Faculty of Humanities of the University of Porto, with researchers from the Estranhar Pessoa (UNL) project, the Pessoa Studies Group (USP), the LdOD Archive (FLUC) and the Intermedialidades Group of the Margarida Losa Comparative Literature Institute of the University of Porto (FLUP).

Promotional Teaser:
The “Pessoa Studies Conference” will take place from February 22nd to 23rd, at the Faculty of Humanities of the University of Porto. Speakers in attendance include researchers from the Estranhar Pessoa Project (UNL), the Pessoa Studies Group (USP), the LdOD Archive (FLUC) and the Intermedialidades Group of Margarida Losa Comparative Literature Institute (FLUP).