Marisa da Silva Martins

MSc

Culture, Identities, and Power

Contact:
a38278@campus.fcsh.unl.pt

Biography

Marisa da Silva Martins has a BA in Portuguese and English Studies (2015) and a MA in Anglo-American Studies (2017), both at NOVA University Lisbon. Her dissertation was on British Children’s Literature and Post-Colonial Studies, which are her main areas of interest. She is currently enrolled in the same field of studies as a PhD student at the same institution. Moreover, she is working at Instituto de História Contemporânea as a researcher. For her doctorate, she is still investigating British Children’s Literature produced from the nineteenth to the twenty-first centuries. She has presented papers on Children’s Literature, Postcolonial Studies and Food Studies. She is also interested in Mythology, Ancient History, Young Adult Literature, Folk and Fairy Tales.

Research fields

  • Children’s literature
  • Postcolonialism
  • Food studies

Selected publications

  • Martins, Marisa da Silva. “Do Inferno à Arcádia: Alusões Imperiais em The Secret Garden,” Gaudium Sciendi, 19 (2020): 43-54. [PDF]

Main projects

  • Batalhas Coloniais: A Relação Adulto-Criança na Literatura Infantil Inglesa do Século XX e Início do Século XXI” — PhD Dissertation project supervised by Teresa Pinto Coelho and Pedro Aires Oliveira (IHC — NOVA FCSH).

 

CONTACTS

Institute of Contemporary History
NOVA FCSH
Av. Berna, 26 C 1069-061 LISBOA
 Tel.: +351 21 7908300 ext. 1545
Email: ihc@fcsh.unl.pt

WORKING HOURS

Monday to Friday
10.00h - 13.00h / 14.00h - 18.00h

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