Isabel Caldeira


Biography

Isabel Caldeira is Senior Research Fellow of the Center for Social Studies, University of Coimbra (CES). She is Associate professor of English and American Studies at the Faculty of Letters, University of Coimbra (Dpt of Languages, Literatures and Cultures). She has a PhD in American Literature from the University of Coimbra with a dissertation on Toni Morrison. She teaches American Literature and Culture to Undergraduates and American Studies and Feminist Studies at the Post-Garduate level. Her research fields are American Literature and Culture, African American Literature and Culture and comparative studies (African diaspora). She is a former President of APEAA and a former member of the Board of EAAS. She is the editor-in-chief of Op.Cit. Journal of Anglo-American Studies.


Latest Publications

Book

Caldeira, Isabel; Capinha, Graça; Matos, Jacinta (orgs.) (2017), The edge of one of many circles: homenagem a Irene Ramalho Santos, Vol. 2. Coimbra: Imprensa da Universidade de Coimbra

Book

Caldeira, Isabel; Capinha, Graça; Matos, Jacinta (orgs.) (2017), The edge of one of many circles: homenagem a Irene Ramalho Santos, Vol. 1. Coimbra: Imprensa da Universidade de Coimbra

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Book Chapter

Caldeira, Isabel (2017), Toni Morrison and Edwidge Danticat: Writers-as-Citizens of the African Diaspora, or «the margin as a space of radical openness», in Wilfried Raussert (org.), Companion to Inter-American Studies. Routledge