Pedro Serra

Pedro Serra (1969) holds an M.A. in Portuguese and English Studies from the Universidade Nova de Lisboa (1994) and a PhD. in Philology from the University of Salamanca (1997). Since the year 2000 he is Associate Professor at the University of Salamanca, Department of Modern Philology, where he teaches primarily Portuguese and Brazilian literature. In addition, his teaching fields include baroque portuguese literature and contemporary portuguese poetry. He is the translator into Portuguese of the seminal work, Orientalism, by Edward W. Saïd. His most recent books include Estampas del império. Del barroco a la modernidade tardía en Portugal (2013), Devastación de sílabas (2013) and Imagens Achadas. Documentário, Política e Processos Sociais em Portugal (2014). Co-author of Século de Ouro. Antologia Crítica da Poesia Portuguesa do Século XX (2002), and co-author of the critical edition of O Hissope. Poema Herói-Cómico by António Dinis da Cruz e Silva, his articles have appeared in peer-reviewed journals such as Colóquio/Letras, Santa Barbara Portuguese Studies, Românica, Remate de Males, Tropelías, Portuguese Literary and Cultural Studies, CLCWeb, among others. Since 2015, he is the editor-in-chief of Revista de Estudios Portugueses y Brasileños. Visiting Professor at the University of California-Santa Barbara during the fall term of 2001, and at the University of Campinas (Unicamp, SP, Brasil) during the second semester of 2006 and the first semester of 2013. He is a researcher, among others, of the Seminario Discurso Legitimación Memoria (Salamanca), the Centro de Literatura Portuguesa (Coimbra) and LyraCompoetics (Oporto). Coordinator of the Grupo de Investigación Reconocido en Estudios Portugueses y Brasileños (Salamanca). He served as vice-director of the Department of Modern Philology, where he also coordinated the Modern Philology PhD Program. Currently, he coordinates the Grado en Estudios Portugueses y Brasileños (BA degree, Salamanca) and serves as head of the “Área de Filología Gallega y Portuguesa” of the Department of Modern Philology.

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