ANA ISABEL SOARES
Brief CV: Ana Isabel Soares has a degree in Modern Languages and Literature (Portuguese/English) from the School of Arts and Humanities of the University of Lisbon (FLUL, 1993) and a PhD in Theory of Literature from the same institution (2003), where, in 2009, she completed a postdoctoral research on Portuguese cinema and poetry. She has been teaching at the University of Algarve as an Assistant Professor. She has already lectured one semester on the Theory of Literature Programme at FLUL and on several intensive courses in foreign universities. She was both one the founders and the first President (2010-2014) of the Association of Moving Image Researchers.
Research Interests: Her scientific research centers on the Theory of Literature, mixed-media collage art (David Wojnarowicz), film works (Manoel de Oliveira, António Reis amnd Margarida Cordeiro) and literary works (in particular, Portuguese poetry of the 21st century). The essays resulting from her research have been published in both Portuguese and Brazilian journals. Together with Merja de Mattos-Parreira, she translated the Finnish work of epic poetry Kalevala, which was then published by Don Quixote publishing company, in 2013. She is a member of CIAC – Centre for Research in Arts and Communication (University of Algarve). She writes weekly in the online magazine Algarve Informativo.
SOARES, Ana Isabel. (2017). Recensão a Escrytos, livro de crónicas de Paulo Pires, in blogue Lugar ao Sul, 17-06-2017 (http://www.lugaraosul.pt/
Soares, Ana Isabel; TAVARES, Mirian,. (2016) Notas prévias a um estudo das imagens e da importância das vanguardas artísticas na imprensa algarvia do começo do século XX. Apontamentos para a História das Culturas de Escrita: da Idade do Ferro à Era Digital, Faro: Centro de Estudos em Património, Paisagem e Construção da Faculdade de Ciências Humanas e Sociais da Universidade do Algarve, Dez./2016, ISBN 978-989-8859-00-6, pp. 225-233.
Soares, Ana Isabel; Tavares, Mirian,. (2016) City, Photography, and Cinema: The representations of the Flâneur in the audiovisual, In BRITO ALVES, Margarida, et al. (coord.), Flâneur: New urban narratives, Procur.arte, 2016, pp. 88-91.
Soares, Ana Isabel, (2016) Modo engenhoso de desenhar um poema em novela: Amanhã logo se vê, Vítor Nogueira, Lisboa, Averno, 2015 (publicado como “Registo”), in Tellus: Revista de cultura transmontana e duriense, director: A. M. Pires Cabral, 64, Junho de 2016, pp. 59-63.
Soares, Ana Isabel, (2016) Cinema Português / Cinema Literário? In ANIKI, Revista Portuguesa da Imagem em Movimento, v. 3, n. 1, Dossier ‘O que é o Cinema Português?’ 2016, pp. 46-63 http://aim.org.pt/ojs/index.php/revista/article/view/189/pdf, ISSN 2183-1750.