Curso livre. Estudos em envelhecimento cultural

Curso livre. Estudos em envelhecimento cultural

The objective of the course is to introduce the participants to the field of cultural ageing. We will address the following themes: ageing and gender, ageing and invisibility, ageism, self-awareness, the body, memory, identity and re-storying. The bibliography will include fictional, non-fictional and theoretical texts in English. The sessions will be taught in Portuguese.

Contact hours: 12 in 2 days
Total hours: 14: 12 + 2 hours of reading and working from home


1. Introduction to ageing studies
2. Ageisms
3. Memory, the body and the identity
4. “Restorying”, life and writing
5. The Buildungsroman and the Reifungsroman
6. New approaches to ageing

Dates: April 22-23, 2024
Trainer: Zuzanna Zarebska
Location: School of Arts and Humanities of the University of Lisbon
Schedule: To be defined

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