Sofia Araújo

Affiliation – University of Porto

Seniority – Intermediate

PhD since 2013 – Anglo-American Studies (Literature), by the University of Porto, on an FCT Merit Grant. Supervisors: Maria de Fátima Marinho e Fátima Vieira.

Lecturer at Escola Superior de Educação – Instituto Politécnico do Porto: English Literature, Introduction to Literary Studies, and Professional English, since 2015

Creator and lecturer of course on Portuguese Literature and Ethics for the PEUS programme of the Faculty of Arts, University of Porto, since 2014

Teacher of Advanced levels of Academic English in courses provided to staff by the University of Porto, since 2013

Research Collaborator – CETAPS, CITCEM, IF-FLUP, and ILC-ML

Board Member of the Círculo Literário Agustina Bessa-Luís.

Former Teaching Fellow of Universal Literature at Universidade Católica – Porto, under the supervision of Professor Arnaldo Saraiva.

Vice-President and Casting Director at in skené. Also working as director, stage director, actress, and translator for the company.

Research interests: Ethics and Literature, Pleasure and Utopia, Individual and Utopia, Language and Power



Melo e Fátima Vieira (org.) (2011), Iris Murdoch, Novelist meets Philosopher, Newcastle upon Tyne, Cambridge Scholars Publishing

ARAÚJO, Sofia de Melo (forthcoming-2016), Ética e Literatura: Um Estudo a Partir de Romances de Iris Murdoch (1958-70), Porto, Edições Afrontamento

Lima, Isabel Pires de, Isabel Ponce Leão, Luís Adão da Fonseca, Sérgio Lira e Sofia de Melo Araújo (org.) (forthcoming-2016), Ética e Política na Obra de Agustina Bessa-Luís

Olsson, Anna/ Fátima Vieira/ Sofia de Melo Araújo (eds.) (forthcoming – 2016), Eursafe 2016- Food Futures – Ethics, Science & Culture

Ellison, Maria/Fátima Vieira/Sofia de Melo Araújo/Marta Correia (forthcoming), “Teachers’ perceptions of ‘need’ in EAP and ICLHE contexts”, in J. Valcke/ R. Wilkinson (eds.), Integrating Content and Language in Higher Education: Perspectives on Professional Practice. Selected Papers from the IV International Conference Integrating Content and Language in Higher Education 2015, Frankfurt, Peter Lang

Araújo, Sofia de Melo (forthcoming), “Harder Said: Developing Oral Skills in a Foreign Language with Advanced Level Academics”, in Teletin, Andreea (org.) (forthcoming), Universidade de Bucareste

Araújo, Sofia de Melo (forthcoming -2016), “”something a little bit ‘tasty’” George Orwell, food, politics, and empathy”, in OLSSON, Anna/ Fátima Vieira/ Sofia de Melo Araújo (eds.) (no prelo – 2016), Eursafe 2016- Food Futures – Ethics, Science & Culture

Araújo, Sofia de Melo (2016), “Romances de Cordel para Intelectuais? Narratividade na Ficção de Iris Murdoch, Filósofa”, in Ferreira, Maria Luísa Ribeiro/ Fernanda Henriques (coord.) (2016), Marginalidade e Alternativa vinte e seis filósofas para o século XXI, Lisboa, Edições Colibri

Araújo, Sofia de Melo (2013), “Equilibrium: Dystopia-on-drugs or inverted Cockaigne?”, in Vieira, Fátima (ed.) (2013), Dystopia(n) Matters: on the page, on screen, on stage, Newcastle upon Tyne, Cambridge Scholars Publishing

Araújo, Sofia de Melo (2012), “Framing the Shrew – How the lens looks upon William Shakespeare’s The Taming of the Shrew”, in Homem, Rui Carvalho (org.) (2012), Relational Designs in Literature and the Arts. Page and Stage, Canvas and Screen, Amsterdão e Nova Iorque, Rodopi