Dr Claire Williams

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Dr Claire Williams
Position/Fellowship type:
CCWW Steering Committee Member
Institute of Languages Cultures and Societies
Home institution:
St Peter's College, University of Oxford
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Research Summary and Profile

Research interests:
Literatures in a modern language
Summary of research interests and expertise:


Claire Williams lectures in Lusophone Literature and Culture at the University of Oxford, where she is a Fellow of St Peter’s College. Her research and publications focus on women’s writing and minority writing from the Lusophone world, particularly Clarice Lispector (Brazil), Maria Gabriela Llansol and Maria Ondina Braga (Portugal), and Lília Momplé (Mozambique). Dr Williams is a past President of WISPS (Women in Spanish, Portuguese and Latin American Studies) and the General Secretary of ABIL (Association for British and Irish Lusitanists).

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