Manuel José Oliveira

Manuel Sousa Oliveira is a PhD candidate at the University of Porto, and a Doctoral Research Fellow at the Centre for English, Translation, and Anglo-Portuguese Studies (CETAPS) with funding by the Portuguese Foundation for Science and Technology (FCT) (ref. UI/BD/151368/2021). His doctoral project is a comparative study of Ursula K. Le Guin’s and Margaret Atwood’s literary utopias. It focuses on the intersection of ethics and form as to raise questions about the responsibilities and effects of literary utopianism. Recently, he earned his MA degree in Anglo-American Studies from same institution with a dissertation on Paul Auster. He has been a trainee at the ALIMENTOPIA – Utopian Foodways research project, and a team member of the Junior Researchers in Anglo-American Studies (JRAAS). He is currently an active member of the Emerging Scholars’ Forum of the Association for Canadian Studies in German-Speaking Countries (GKS). He received two Margaret Atwood Society Awards, most recently in 2021. His other research interests include feminism, queer theory, ecocriticism, digital humanities, poetry, and Irish studies.
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