Catarina Martins


Catarina Martins is Assistant 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

Article in Scientific journal

Martins, Catarina (2019), "Corpos nus de mulheres negras: eixos poéticos e políticos da escrita de mulheres africanas lusófonas", Revista Estudos Feministas, 27, 1, 1-12

Book Chapter

Martins, Catarina (2019), CORPOS NUS DE MULHERES NEGRAS: poéticas da violência / poéticas da resistência"., in Ana Maria Veiga et al. (org.), Mundos de Mulheres no Brasil. Curitiba, Brasil: Editora CRV, 175-184

Article in Scientific journal

Martins, Catarina (2019), "O LUGAR DO "AFRO": feminismos negros vs feminismos africanos", Revista Feminismos, Vol. 6, N. 2 (2018), 4-18