Research

Current research interests

African American Modernism

Cultural Identities in the African Diaspora

20th-century Fiction by African American women

Research Projects

2015 - 2020 - " Literatura e Fronteiras do Conhecimento: Políticas de Inclusão - Intersexualidades", coordinated by Ana Paula Coutinho e Ana Luísa Amaral, sponsored by FCT.

2002 - 2005 - "Memory, Violence and Identity: New Comparative Perspectives on Modernism", as coordinator researcher, sponsored by FCT.

1994 - 1997 - "Intelectuals, Culture and Society", as coordinator researcher.

1989 - 1993 - ""O Estado, a economia e a reprodução social na semiperiferia do sistema mundial: o caso português "", coordinated by Boaventura de Sousa Santos, sponsored by FCT.

Networks

Black Americas Network
    Net Partnership:
              - Center for Interamerican Studies, Univ. Bielefeld, Alemanha

Transdisciplinary Perspectives and Hemispheric Dialogues
    Net Partnership:
              - Center for Interamerican Studies, University of Bilefeld