Isabel Simões-Ferreira is Head Coordinator Professor at Escola Superior de Comunicação Social (ESCS)-Instituto Politécnico de Lisboa (IPL). She currently teaches Media Discourse Analysis, English for Journalism, Culture and Media. Apart from her teaching activities, she is also the President of the Technical and Scientific Council at ESCS and a research collaborator at the Centre for English Studies of Lisbon University /ULICES. She has published on Anglo-Portuguese relations, Luís de Camoes’s The Lusiads and its translations in English, British discourses on Portuguese sea-faring travels and empire-building in India; post-colonial studies and the literature of the British empire in late nineteenth and early twentieth centuries; media and cultural studies, namely the complex interrelations of social, political and cultural matters and their representations in media discourse.
She is author of:
Simões-Ferreira, Isabel. Visões do Império: Os Ingleses na Índia. Lisbon: Edições Colibri, 2006.
Simões-Ferreira, Isabel. Momentos Discursivos do Encontro Anglo-Português com a Índia. Lisbon: Instituto Superior de Ciências Sociais e Políticas, 2005.
Her latest publications range from travel literature to the semiotics of visual discourse and the mediatization of the British monarchy:
Simões-Ferreira, Isabel. “Hegemonia e Consumismo na Cobertura Mediática do Casamento do Príncipe William com Kate Middleton.” Op. Cit.: A Journal of Anglo-American Studies (forthcoming).
Cruz, Andreia Filipa C., Isabel Simões-Ferreira, and Maria José Mata. “World Press Photo 2012: a Construção Discursiva da Primavera Árabe.” Revista de Comunicação Pública 10.17 (2015).http://cp.revues.org/900
Simões-Ferreira, Isabel. “Travelling to India: Eliza Fay’s Narrative Account of her Voyages.” Op. Cit.: A Journal of Anglo-American Studies2.3 (2014): 1-15.
Simões-Ferreira, Isabel. “O Reinado de Isabel II e a Relação com os Média.” A Scholar for All Seasons. Livro de Homenagem a João Almeida Flor. CEAUL/DEA. Lisbon: Edições Colibri, 2013. 405-19.
Simões-Ferreira, Isabel. “The Wedding of Prince Charles and Camilla Parker-Bowles: Royal Mediation and Press Mediatization.” Catalan Journal of Communication & Cultural Studies 5.1 (2013): 83-96.
Simões-Ferreira, Isabel. “East of Suez and the Imaginary Tangles of Space and Self.” Op. Cit.: A Journal of Anglo-American Studies 2.1 (2012): 34-45.