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Santiago Barreiro – Dragões e Tesouros no Norte Medieval

Room B112.D (Library), Faculdade de Letras da Universidade de Lisboa Alameda da Universidade, Lisboa

Abstract: "How were dragons represented in the medieval North? In this seminar, we will consider how these mythical beasts are understood in the Scandinavian and Anglo-Saxon imagination, focusing on four modes of representation: first, the dragon as a source of fear; second, its role as a figuration of the devil; third, the dragon in its […]

ESC #57 – Ageing Studies Course


The course will offer an overview of ageing studies with an insight into the theory as well as literature and culture in English it sustains. It will advance the understanding of the ageing process across life-span and its expression in different genres such as life-writing, poetry and fiction. The ESC in AS will interrogate the […]

O conto americano escrito por mulheres

Biblioteca Palácio Galveias, Campo Grande

Roundtable with Antónia Lima, Filipa Melo, and Isabel Lucas on the work of three writers: Lydia Davis, Lucia Berlin, and Alice Munro. The discussion will be dedicated specifically to the short-story genre.