Catarina Martins


Biography

Catarina Martins is Associate Professor of German Studies of the Faculty of Letters and Research Fellow of the Center for Social Studies, University of Coimbra. She was lecturer for Portuguese, for several years, at Cheikh Anta Diop University in Dakar, Senegal. She holds a Ph. D. in German Literature from the University of Coimbra (2008). Her current research interests include comparative literature, theories of culture, post colonialism and feminism. She also studies african lusophone, francophone and anglophone literatures, in particular by women writers, concentrating on feminist questions, on the one hand, and on the representation of childhood, on the other. She has published several articles in all these research fields. She teaches in PhD programmes in Feminist Studies, Postcolonial Studies and Literary and Cultural Studies.


Latest Publications

Book Chapter

Martins, Catarina (2022), "Rompendo os corpus das literaturas nacionais africanas - corpos nus de mulheres negras", in Doris Wieser e Jessica Falconi (org.), DecliNaçõesGénero e nação nas literaturas e culturas africanas de língua portuguesa. Coimbra: CES/Almedina

Book Chapter

Martins, Catarina (2022), "O poder de (se) nomear e o direito de existir", in Centro de Estudos Judiciários (org.), Multiculturalidade e Direito. Lisboa: Centro de Estudos Judiciários, 17-37

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Article in Scientific journal

Martins, Catarina (2021), ""«Trans» é cada vez mais o meu prefixo". Algumas "voltas" ao "deus-dará" sobre "a nossa alegria chegou" de Alexandra Lucas Coelho", Abril - NEPA / UFF, 13, 26, 73-90

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