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A Lição de Steiner | Conversation with Ana Paula Coutinho, Carlos Magno and Jaime Milheiro
The event “A lição de Steiner” gathered in the Common House of the Rectory of the University of Porto, the coordinator of the ILC, Ana Paula Coutinho, the journalist Carlos Magno, and the psychiatrist Jaime Milheiro. George Steiner was a great literary critic, professor and specialist in Comparative Literature.

Scientific Journey “Ler António Franco Alexandre” | Aftermovie
To read the work of a poet with the maximum intensity and concentration we are capable of is certainly the best tribute we can pay him.
It was from this perspective that a day was dedicated to reading the poetic work of António Franco Alexandre, with the aim of exploring the various forms of decentralisation it promotes.

Scientific Journey “Ler António Franco Alexandre” | Poem with António Franco Alexandre
To read the work of a poet with the maximum intensity and concentration we are capable of is certainly the best tribute we can pay him.
It was from this perspective that a day was dedicated to reading the poetic work of António Franco Alexandre, with the aim of exploring the various forms of decentralisation it promotes.

Jornada Um Dia Inteiro para Morrer Completamente: a Finitude nas Artes | Aftermovie 
The relations of writing and image with death are ancient and multiple, as are countless figurations of finitude in the arts. Therefore, this Journey brought together researchers from various disciplines and promoted debate between their different perspectives on this subject. Like Herberto Helder’s poem, from which the verse that serves as the title was borrowed, we tried to think about the figurations of death.

Agustina Series – Novas Leituras, outras Metamorfoses | Conversation with Graça Morais
The Scientific Journey “Agustina: Novas Leituras, outras Metamorfoses”, promoted by the Institute of Comparative Literature, had the participation, among others, of the painter Graça Morais. The conversation entitled “Between Metamorphoses” was directed by Isabel Pires de Lima. The journey is part of a polyhedral project that originated a concert and an exhibition, developed in partnership with ESMAE and Faculdade de Belas Artes, respectively.

Agustina Series: Novas Leituras, outras Metamorfoses | Concert by students of ESMAE
The polyhedral project entitled Agustina: novas leituras, outras metamorfoses, coordinated by Prof. Doctor Ana Paula Coutinho, originated a concert and an exhibition, developed in partnership with Prof. Doctor Dimitrios Andrikopoulos from ESMAE and Prof. Doctor Graciela Machado, from FBAUP, respectively.
In the first video, we spoke with the students of ESMAE’s composition course, who approached the creative process that led to the composition of their works.
Both initiatives were part of the scientific journey that counted with the participation, among others, of painter Graça Morais and film specialist António Preto.

Agustina Series: Novas Leituras, outras Metamorfoses | Exhibition by students of FBAUP
The polyhedral project entitled Agustina: novas leituras, outras metamorfoses, coordinated by Prof. Doctor Ana Paula Coutinho, originated a concert and an exhibition, developed in partnership with Prof. Doctor Dimitrios Andrikopoulos from ESMAE and Prof. Doctor Graciela Machado, from FBAUP, respectively.
In the second, we heard two students who participated in the exhibition entitled “More than words spoken” with works of Engraving-Calcography.
Both initiatives were part of the scientific journey that counted with the participation, among others, of painter Graça Morais and film specialist António Preto.

Scientific Journey Em Torno de Viagens e outras Deslocações | Talk with Eduardo Salavisa
Throughout its 20-year history and among several other lines of research, the Institute for Comparative Literature has been developing research around travel literature, a fertile field for thinking relational dynamics. It is in this context that the exhibition and scientific journey Em Torno de Viagens e outras Deslocações has arisen, with the presence of Almeida Faria and Eduardo Salavisa.
Eduardo Salavisa was born in Lisbon, where he lives and works. He is interested in drawing in notebooks made both on the road and in everyday life. He likes long trips, without a marked itinerary, preferably in the South and drawing obsessively.

Scientific Journey Em Torno de Viagens e outras Deslocações | Talk with Almeida Faria
Throughout its 20-year history and among several other lines of research, the Institute for Comparative Literature has been developing research around travel literature, a fertile field for thinking relational dynamics. It is in this context that the exhibition and scientific journey Em Torno de Viagens e outras Deslocações has arisen, with the presence of Almeida Faria and Eduardo Salavisa.
Almeida Faria is a Portuguese writer, winner of the SPE Revelation Prize, Aquilino Ribeiro Prize, D. Dinis Prize, APE Original Fiction Prize, among others. In his book “O murmúrio do mundo” he portrays his trip to India.

Scientific Journey Europe: Literary Liminalities | Aftermovie
The Scientific Journey: Europe Literary Liminalities has brought together various thinkers and writers to talk about the political and linguistic diversity of the European continent – which challenges the uniqueness of a global language – by placing the possibility, in the case of literary creation, of a multi-focal and multilingual approach to European issues.

Scientific Journey Agustina: novas leituras, outras metamorfoses | Teaser Promocional
The polyhedral project entitled Agustina: novas leituras, outras metamorfoses, coordinated by Prof. Doctor Ana Paula Coutinho, originated a concert and an exhibition, developed in partnership with Prof. Doctor Dimitrios Andrikopoulos from ESMAE and Prof. Doctor Graciela Machado, from FBAUP, respectively.

Scientific Journey Um dia inteiro para morrer completamente: a finitude nas artes | Teaser Promocional
The relationships of writing and image with death are ancient and multiple, as are countless figurations of finitude in the arts. Thus, researchers from various disciplines have joined together to discuss finitude in the Plastic Arts, Literature, Photography and Film. The Journey took place on October 11, 2019.

Scientific Journey Europe: Literary Liminalities | Teaser Promocional
The Scientific Journey: Europe Literary Liminalities has brought together various thinkers and writers to talk about the political and linguistic diversity of the European continent – which challenges the uniqueness of a global language – by placing the possibility, in the case of literary creation, of a multi-focal and multilingual approach to European issues.

Scientific Journey: Ler António Franco Alexandre | Teaser Promocional
Reading the work of a poet with the maximum intensity and concentration we are capable of, is certainly the best homage we can pay to him, and it is with this in mind that we are organizing a day dedicated to reading the poetic work of António Franco Alexandre, with the aim of exploring the various forms of decentralization it promotes.

Scientific Journey and Exhibition: Em Torno de Viagens e outras Deslocações | Teaser Promocional
Throughout its 20-year history and among several other lines of research, the Institute for Comparative Literature has been developing research around travel literature, a fertile field for thinking relational dynamics. It is in this context that the exhibition and scientific journey Em Torno de Viagens e outras Deslocações has arisen, with the presence of Almeida Faria and Eduardo Salavisa.

Estudos de Literatura Comparada Series| Interview #23
Viagens pela Literatura Suíça. Ensaios” is one of the books present in Estudos de Literatura Comparada Series.
To read the interviews with the author, Gonçalo Vilas-Boas, here.

Colloquium Literatura e Medicina: Homenagem a Fernando Namora | AfterMovie
In April 2019, the centenary of the birth of the writer Fernando Namora (1919-1989) was celebrated, one of the unavoidable figures of 20th-century Portuguese literature. This event was the starting point, by way of tribute to the author, for the organization of a Colloquium on the interface between Literature and Medicine.

Estudos de Literatura Comparada Series| Interview #23
Cartas Selectas de Werther. Traduzidas do Francez” is one of the books present in Estudos de Literatura Comparada Series.
To read the interviews with the author, Maria Antónia Gaspar Teixeira, here.

Estudos de Literatura Comparada Series| Interview #19
“De passagem: artistas de língua alemã no exílio português” is one of the books present in Estudos de Literatura Comparada Series.
Pro read the interviews with the authors, Teresa Martins de Oliveira e Maria Antónia Gaspar Teixeira, here.

Colloquium Metalepsis and Transmediality | Interviews
Liliane Louvel, President of IAWIS, Isabel Cristina Rodrigues of the University of Aveiro, Daniel Ribas and João Pedro Amorim of the Catholic University, approach, from different points of view, the use of metalepsis as a figure of narratology.

Colloquium Metalepsis and Transmediality | AfterMovie
The Intermedialidades Group of the Institute of Comparative Literature Margarida Losa, organized on 4 and 5 April a congress around metalepsis as a transmedial notion.

Colloquium Metalepsis and Transmediality | Promotional Teaser
The Intermedialidades Group of the Institute of Comparative Literature Margarida Losa, organized on 4 and 5 April a congress around metalepsis as a transmedial notion.

Exhibition 20 years of ILC | Membros Direção Científica
The exhibition 20 years. Institute for Comparative Literature Margarida Losa was inaugurated in January 2019 at the Faculty of Arts and Humanities of Porto. Ana Paula Coutinho, Ana Luísa Amaral, Gonçalo Vilas-Boas and Rosa Maria Martelo, members of the scientific board and directors of the research groups, review the importance of these 20 years for the Institute.

Exposição 20 anos do ILC | Investigadoras Integradas
The exhibition 20 years. Institute for Comparative Literature Margarida Losa was inaugurated in January 2019 at the Faculty of Arts and Humanities of Porto.
Maria de Fátima Outeirinho, Joana Matos Frias and Marinela Freitas are integrated researchers of the ICL and have followed the evolution and history of the Institute over the last 20 years.

Institute for Comparative Literature Margarida Losa| Vídeo
On the day that celebrates 20 years of research unit, the ICL, presents a video on its constitution and activities developed.
This is the Institute for Comparative Literature Margarida Losa. 

Colloquium: A Língua no Meio do Caminho | AfterMovie
On November 15 and 16, 2018, the International Colloquium The Language in the Middle of the Path was organized by the Network of Teachers of Brazilian Literature in Portugal.
Abel Barros Baptista from Universidade Nova de Lisboa and Joana Matos Frias from the University of Porto speak about the creation of this Network and its importance in the organization of this type of event for the discussion of Brazilian Literature.

Colloquium Saber de Mim Sabendo das Coisas: Homenagem aos 80 anos de Maria Velho da Costa | AfterMovie
On November 12 and 13, 2018, a tribute to the 80 years of Maria Velho da Costa. took place at FLUP.
The conference was attended by speakers Helena Buescu and Maria Irene Ramalho, who in this video explain the importance of some aspects of the work of Maria Velho da Costa.

Colloquium A Língua no Meio do Caminho | Promotional Teaser
On November 15 and 16, 2018, the Network of Brazilian Literature Teachers in Portugal joins together to discuss some of the most fundamental points of approach in the Brazilian literary field.

Colloquium Saber de Mim Sabendo das Coisas: Homenagem aos 80 anos de Maria Velho da Costa | Promotional Teaser
Author of novels with powerful stories, Maria Velho da Costa is a reference name for Portuguese literature.
On November 12 and 13, 2018, the International Colloquium Knowing Me Knowing of Things: Tribute to the 80 years of Maria Velho da Costa, will take place at Faculty of Arts and Humanities of Porto and the National Theater of S. João.

Colloquium POEPOLIT | AfterMovie
The International Colloquium POEPOLIT: The Poetic and the Political in nowadays took place on 20 and 21 September 2018.

Scientific Journey EJICOMP | AfterMovie
The Second Meeting of Young Investigators of Comparative Literature take place on September 13 and 14, 2018.

Scientific Journey EJICOMP | Interview with Gonçalo Vilas-Boas
Inserted in the II Meeting of Young Investigators in Comparative Literature, Gonçalo Vilas-Boas addresses the object behind the designation of Comparative Literature.

The Seminar of the End of the World (Série VI) |Promotional Teaser:
The Seminar of the End of the World – Autumn Equinox (Série VI) was on 27 Sepetember 2018.

Colloquium POEPOLIT | Promotional Teaser
In a joint project between the University of Vigo and the Institute of Comparative Literature Margarida Losa, the Colloquium POEPOLIT – The Poetic and the Political in the Present Day will be held on 20 and 21 September 2018.
Consult the entire program and information about the speakers at poepolit.ilcml.com

Scientific Journey EJICOMP | Interview with Ana Paula Coutinho
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 and Humanities of Porto.
Ana Paula Coutinho, scientific cordinator of ILC, talks about the importance of this event to Comparative Literature and the young researchers.

Scientific Journey EJICOMP | Interview with Organizing Committee
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.

Scientific Journey EJICOMP | Interview with Luísa Malato
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 and Humanities of Porto.
The professor Luísa Malato, from the scientific committee of EJICOMP, addresses the importance of this event to the state of Comparative Literature.

Ulyssei@s: a digital encyclopedia
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”.

Colloquium Queering International Luso-Afro-Brazilian Studies | AfterMovie
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.

Colloquium Queering International Luso-Afro-Brazilian Studies | Conference with Miguel Vale de Almeida
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.”

Seminar of the End of the World (Season VI) | 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.

Colloquium Queering International Luso-Afro-Brazilian Studies | 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 Series | Interview with Ana Deus and Luca Argel
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 Series | Interview with Clara Riso
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 Series | Interview with António M. Feijó
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 Series | Interview with Rosa Maria Martelo
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 Series | Interview with Caio Gagliardi
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 Series | Interview with Manuel Portela
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 Series | Interview with Fernando Cabral Martins
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 Series | Interview with Pedro Sepúlveda
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.

Fernando Pessoa Series | AfterMovie
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).

Fernando Pessoa Series | 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).