Professor Anna Klobucka

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Professor Anna Klobucka
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International Advisory Board - Professor of Portuguese (University of Massachusetts)
Institute of Languages Cultures and Societies
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Research interests:
Language and Literature (Portuguese)
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Anna M. Klobucka is Professor of Portuguese and Gender and Women’s Studies at the University of Massachusetts, Dartmouth. She is the author of O Formato Mulher: A Emergência da Autoria Feminina na Poesia Portuguesa (Coimbra: Angelus Novus, 2009) and The Portuguese Nun: Formation of a National Myth (Bucknell UP, 2000), published in Portuguese as Mariana Alcoforado: Formação de um Mito Cultural (Lisbon: IN-CM, 2006). She has also co-edited After the Revolution: Twenty Years of Portuguese Literature 1974-1994 (with Helena Kaufman; Bucknell, 1997) and Embodying Pessoa: Corporeality, Gender, Sexuality (with Mark Sabine; University of Toronto Press, 2007), the latter published in Portuguese translation as O Corpo em Pessoa: Corporalidade, Género, Sexualidade ( Assírio & Alvim, 2010). Her current research focuses primarily on representations of gender and sexuality in Portuguese literature and culture from the late 19th century to the present. She also serves as Executive Editor of the recently launched online open-access Journal of Feminist Scholarship.

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