Patrícia Vieira


Patrícia Vieira is Research Professor at the Centre for Social Studies (CES) of the University of Coimbra. Her fields of expertise are Latin American and Iberian Literature and Cinema, Utopian Studies and the Environmental Humanities. Her most recent book is States of Grace: Utopia in Brazilian Culture (SUNY UP, 2018) and her most recent co-edited book is The Mind of Plants: Narratives of Vegetal Intelligence (Synergetic, 2021). She is the recipient of a European Research Council Consolidator Grant to develop a project titled "ECO - Animals and Plants in Cultural Productions about the Amazon River Basin." For more information: www. For more information on the ECO project:

Latest Publications


Vieira, Patrícia (2024), Zoophytography: Animals and Plants in Amazonian Cultural Productions. Gainesville: The University of Florida Press

Book Chapter

Vieira, Patrícia (2023), Emigration, Anarchism and Ecology in Ferreira de Castro's Emigrants, in Anna Tybinko, Lamonte Aidoo and Daniel Silva (org.), Migrant Frontiers: Race and Mobility in the Luso-Hispanic World. Liverpool: Liverpool University Press, 41-58

Article in Scientific journal

Vieira, Patrícia (2023), "Amazonian Ecopoetics: Paes Loureiro's Shamanic Zoophytography", Romance Studies, 41, 1, 54-64