Cláudia Coimbra

Cláudia Coimbra holds a Bachelor’s degree in Portuguese and English Studies (FLUP), a Post-Graduate degree in Literature Classics (FLUP) and a Master’s degree in English Culture and Literature (FLUP) with a dissertation on the eighteenth-century English novel and the work of author Samuel Richardson. She has studied in Italy (Erasmus) and Denmark (Instituto Camões), and has attended courses concerning the history of cinema in various institutions. She has also taught Portuguese and English language and culture in Italy and Spain (Comenius) and took part in the Erasmus Intensive Programme “Staging European Identities: Memory, Identity and Commerce in Early Modern European Culture” at the Faculty of Arts/Charles University, Prague. Her main academic fields of interest include Early Modern Drama, Romanticism, Poetry of the Great War, Modernism, Gender Studies and Cultural Memory Studies. Currently she is a Ph.D. candidate at FLUP, participating in the doctoral programme of Literary, Cultural and Interart Studies, as well as a recipient of a CETAPS Ph.D. grant funded by FCT, developing her work within the research area Relational Forms: Medial and Textual Transits in Ireland and Britain. Her thesis project aims at presenting war literature under a feminine/feminist light, both during the Napoleonic Wars and the Great War. Cláudia Coimbra is also a translator and teacher of English as a foreign language.