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Language Teaching Fellow and Portuguese Language and Culture Tutor (Instituto Camões, Portugal)

Y1 Portuguese Post-A Level: all skills
Y2 Portuguese: Integrated Skills, Translation into Portuguese, Oral/Aural
Y4 Portuguese: Integrated Skills II
HISP30070: Dictatorships, prisons, and writings in the Portuguese and Spanish-speaking worlds (unit convenor)
MODLM0025: Theorising Violence; Colonial encounters and anticolonial reactions. (1 week lecture & seminar) 

Comparative Literature: Chinese and Portuguese 20th-century fiction
Prison writing and writing under dictatorships in Lusophone countries

After having spent four years in Beijing,  I moved to Bristol as a PhD student. I ended up staying in Bristol and consider myself a bit Bristolian now. My past and current research inlcude:

1) 20th century Chinese and Portuguese fiction (namely short stories and novellas)
2) rural landscapes during dictatorships
3) prison writing during dictatoships
4) Literature(s) from Macau (in Chinese, English, and, naturally, Portuguese)
5) 'Res Sinicae' project (Classics, University of Lisbon): edition and translation into Portuguese of 'Sapientia Sinica', i.e., the Analects of Confucius in Latin translation, Chinese text, and romanisation of Chinese text.
6) Portugal and its 'post-coloniality'

Member of research teams at:
Centre of Classical Studies (University of Lisbon)
Literature(s) from Macau (University of Macau, University of Lisbon, University of São Paulo, Università degli studi di Firenze)


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