Maria Georgina Ribeiro Pinto de Abreu

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Contactos

CEHUM - Centro de Estudos Humnísticos da Universidade do Minho
Campus de Gualtar
4710-057 Braga
tel: 253 604 184


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Categoria Profissional

Associate researcher


Actividade Profissional

English (ESL) and German (GSL) Language teaching.


Qualificações Académicas

Academic Qualifications:

Ph.D in English Culture, ILCH, University of Minho, 2012.

Master's Degree in English Language, Literature and Culture, ILCH, University of Minho, 1997.

Degree in Germanic Philology, University of Coimbra, 1974.


Áreas de Investigação de Interesse

Areas of Interest:

English Culture - early nineteenth-century popular radicalism; the popular radical press, especially political satire and the periodical press;
Present day protest movements: 'Occupy' and others.


Projectos de Investigação

2014/15: Member of the scientific committee of the international conference 'Transcultural Amnesia: Mapping Displaced Memories', to be held at the University of Minho, 16-18 April 2015. Conference site address: http://cehum.ilch.uminho.pt/transculturalamnesia.

2012: MOMeL - Mobility and Local Memory: Intercultural Representations of the Minho Region
Project Reference: EXPL/CPC-CMP/1679/2012

2009/2011: doctoral grant awarded by the Portuguese state agency Fundação para a Ciência e Tecnologia for the conclusion of the doctoral thesis in English Culture, entitled "Queen Caroline and the print Culture of Regency Radicalism".
(Grant reference: SFRH / BD / 60247 / 2009).
Host institution: Centro de Estudos Humanísticos, Instituto de Letras e Ciências Humanas, Universidade do Minho.

2009/2010: sabbatical leave awarded by the Portuguese Ministry of Education, for the conclusion of the above-mentioned doctoral thesis.

1996/1997: sabbatical leave awarded by the Portuguese Ministry of Education for the conclusion of the project leading to the writing of the master's thesis, entitled "O Princípio da População de Thomas Malthus: Aspectos de uma Polémica".



Publicações

Publications:

Articles in Portuguese peer reviewed journals:

1- Abreu, G. (2016). Contested Imprints: the letters of the Black Dwarf in London to the Yellow Bonze at Japan. in Diacrítica (nº 30.2) "Cosmopolitan Challenges / 500 Anos de Utopia / Homenagem a René Girard". edições Húmus, Universidade do Minho, Braga, pp. 225-241.

2- Abreu, G. (2014) "Torre Bela e a 'utopia louca de uma vida melhor' - dois estudos transculturais", in Diacrítica (nº 28.2), Série de Filosofia e Cultura, edições Húmus, Universidade do Minho, Braga, pp. 49-60.

3- Abreu, G. (2012) "Charles Dickens and the Popular Radical Tradition", Diacrítica 26.2, Húmus, Universidade do Minho, Braga, pp. 419-30.

4- Abreu, G. (2011) "Queen Caroline and the Print Culture of Regency Radicalism", Diacrítica 25/2, Húmus, Universidade do Minho, Braga, pp.159-84.

Published communications in scientific conferences:

1- Abreu, G. & Paisana, J., 2015, "The Early Ninetennth-Century English Popular Radical Press and Today's Anti-Capitalist Protest Movement", in Conflito e Trauma, XVI Colóquio de Outono, Universidade do Minho, Centro de Estudos Humanísticos, Edições Húmus, Braga, pp. 487-508.

2- Abreu, G., 2010, "Satiric Language, Political Defiance, and Cultural Change", in Estudos Performativos. Global Performance. Political Performance, XI Colóquio de Outono, Centro de Estudos Humanísticos da University of Minho, Edições Húmus, Braga.(ISBN 978.989.8139.58.0).

Book Chapters:

1- Abreu, G. (2000) "O 'Ensaio sobre o Princípio da População' de Malthus: Aspectos de uma Polémica", in Toda Uma Maneira de Viver, Ensaios de Cultura Inglesa, edition sponsored by Fundação para a Ciência e Tecnologia, University of Minho, Braga. (ISBN 972-96623-3-9).
2- Abreu, G. (2004) "William Hone - Parodist and Radical", in O Lago de Todos os Recursos, Centro de Estudos Anglísticos, University of Lisbon (C.E.A.U.L.), Lisboa. (ISBN 972-8886-02-0).




Outros Dados

Communications by invitation:

17-07-2015 - "Contested Imprints: The Letters of the Black Dwarf in London to the Yellow Bonze at Japan", presented at the BARS 2015 Romantic Imprints Conference, held at Cardiff University, Wales, UK, 16th- 19th July 2015.

14-11-2014 - "Early Nineteenth-Century English Popular Radical Press and Today's Anti-Capitalist Protest Movement", presented at the XVI Colóquio de Outono, University of Minho, Braga, Portugal, 13-15 November 2014.

10-07-2014 - "Early Nineteenth-Century English Popular Radical Press and the Occupy Movement", presented at the 13th Annual Conference of the Transatlantic Studies Association, University of Ghent, Belgium, 7-10 July 2014.

23-04-2014 - "Torre Bela e a 'Utopia Louca de uma Vida Melhor' - Dois Estudos Transculturais", presented at "Perceções e Representações Transnacionais da Revolução dos Cravos" [Colóquio Comemorativo dos 40 Anos do 25 de Abril], University of Minho, Braga, 23-04-2014.

12-09-2010 - "Print Culture, Queen Caroline and Regency Radicalism", presented at The perils of Print Culture Conference(Trinity College, Dublin, 10-12 September 2010)