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Ana Raquel Fernandes


Ana Raquel Fernandes is Assistant Professor at the Universidade Europeia, Lisbon and a full researcher at CEAUL/ ULICES – University of Lisbon Centre for English Studies. Dr Fernandes is currently the Coordinator of the Research Group Other Literatures and Cultures in English (RG4) at CEAUL / ULICES. Her research interests include the novel and the short story in contemporary British and Portuguese women’s writing. She is the author of What about the Rogue? (Honourable Mention ESSE Book Award 2012), she edited Narrative Strategies in the Reconstruction of History (2018) and she has co-edited, The Power of Form: Recycling Myths (2015), Storytelling: Memory, Love and Loss in Portuguese Short Fiction (2016) and Beyond Binaries: Sex, Sexualities, and Gender in the Lusophone World (2019), among other volumes. Dr Fernandes has also published a range of journal articles and book chapters on aspects of British and Portuguese contemporary fiction and she edited the special issue on ‘Writers of the Millennium: Trends and Challenges’ of the American, British and Canadian Studies journal (vol. 35: 2020): https://sciendo.com/issue/ABCSJ/35/1 . She is a team member of the following FCT-funded projects: Women’s Literature: Memories, Peripheries and Resistance in the Luso-Afro-Brazilian Atlantic (PTDC/LLT-LES/0858/2021) and Remembering the Past, Learning for the Future: Research-Based Digital Learning from Testimonies of Survivors and Rescuers of the Holocaust (ID 740639658).