Catarina Martins


Biography

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

Book Chapter

Martins, Catarina (2018), ARQUEOLOGIA DE UM PALIMPSESTO: INSCRIÇÕES DO CORPO FEMININO NEGRO NA LITERATURA DE MULHERES AFRICANAS. NIKETCHE. UMA HISTÓRIA DE POLIGAMIA E O ALEGRE CANTO DA PERDIZ DE PAULINA CHIZIANE, LA FOLIE ET LA MORT DE KEN BUGUL E FEMME NUE, FEMME NOIRE DE CALIXTHE BEYALA, in Maria Teresa Salgado, Cinda Gonda, Anélia Pietrani, Cíntia Kütter e Matthews Cirne (org.), Escritas do Corpo Feminino. Diálogos Interdisciplinares.. Rio de Janeiro: UFRJ / Oficina Raquel, 191-201

Book Chapter

Martins, Catarina (2018), O reverso-do-moderno nas narrativas migrantes de mulheres africanas contemporâneas, in Fernanda Mota Alves, Gerd Hammer e Patrícia Lourenço (org.), Identidades em Trânsito. Vila Nova de Famalicão: Centro de Estudos Comparatistas FLUL/ Humus, 81-101

Book Chapter

Martins, Catarina (2018), Rassen, Geschlechter, Tropen. Die Phantasie der Gewalt und die Gewalt der Phantasie in Robert Müllers kulturpolitischen Utopien, in Von Hoff, Dagmar; Brigitte Jirku; Lena Wetenkamp (org.), Literarisierungen von Gewalt. Beiträge zur deutschsprachigen Literatur. Berlin: Lang, 67-78