Cláudia Coimbra holds a degree in Portuguese and English Studies. She followed courses in Italy and Denmark and engaged in a series of seminars concerning the history of cinema in various institutions. She has taught English and Portuguese languages and cultures abroad and took part of the Erasmus Intensive Programme "Staging European Identities: Memory, Identity and Commerce in Early Modern European Culture" (Faculty of Arts/Charles University, Prague) in 2014. She is currently preparing her MA thesis on the eighteenth century English novel, namely the work of author Samuel Richardson. Her main research areas of interest include Early Modern Drama, Cultural Studies, Romanticism, Poetry of the Great War, Modernism and Gender Studies. She participates regularly in conferences, focusing her approaches on English culture/literature.