Prof Dora Maria Nunes GAGO

Prof Dora Maria Nunes GAGO

Associate Professor


doragago@um.edu.mo
(853) 8822 8929
E21-3075
EDIT

Consultation Hours
On sabbatical leave (August, 1st to December 31st 2019)


Or by appointment via doragago@um.edu.mo

Education
  • Short-term Visiting Post-doc, University of Massachusetts, Amherst (10/2011)
  • Post-doc. on Literary Studies-(granted by the Foundation for Science and Technology, at the University of Aveiro) 
  • PhD on Romance Languages and Literatures – Comparative Literature, FCSH, Nova University of Lisbon (2007)
  • Master – Comparative Literary Studies – FCSH, Nova University Of Lisbon (2000)
  • Graduation on Portuguese and French Studies – University of Évora (1995)
Research Interests

 

  • Comparative Literature, imagology
  • Literary Studies
  • Portuguese Literature
  • Interartes Studies (other arts and Literature)

Research Projects

  • Narrating the exile in Portuguese (MYRG2017-00015-FAH).PI
  • Views of England in Portuguese Literature (MYRG2016-00004-FAH) PI
  • Representations of Brazil at the works of Vitorino Nemésio, Jorge de Sena, Ferreira de Castro and Miguel Torga (MYRG2014-00006-FAH) PI
  • Views of United States, China and Macau in  Portuguese Literature (SRG017-FSH12-13R-DG) PI.
Courses Regularly Taught
  • Teaching Area

  • Language, Literature and Portuguese Culture
  • Portuguese Language
  • Comparative Literature and Translation
  • Language and Culture of Lusophone Countries

Current Courses

  • Macau Literature in Portuguese (MA)
  • Modern Lusophone Literature (MA)
  • New Trends in Portuguese Literary and Intercultural Studies (PhD)

Previous Courses

  • Literature, Culture and Translation: language and ideology(TSRL746)
  • Introduction of the Study of the Portuguese Literature of the Portuguese Speaking World I e II (PTSB315)
  • Portuguese Language and Culture of Lusophone countries (PTSB310)
  • Translation and Comparative Literature (TRSL754)
  • Special Topic in Translation: Advanced Writing (TRSL749)
  • Advanced Portuguese for Language Professionals I and (PTLG702)
  • Advanced Comprehension and Production Skills I (PTSB412)
  • Writing
  • Portuguese Language and Culture
Introduction

Dora Nunes Gago holds a PhD in Romance Languages and Literatures (specialism in Comparative Literature) from the NOVA University of Lisbon, Portugal. She has taught at the University of the Oriental Republic of Uruguay and was an FCT post-doctoral researcher at the University of Aveiro and a visiting post doc at the University of Massachusetts, Amherst. She is an external collaborator from the following research Centers: CETAPS (Center for English Translation and Anglo-Portuguese Studies, Nova University of Lisbon); Center of Languages and Culture (University of Aveiro); CHAM (Univ.Nova of Lisbon); “Project Porta Macau”, University of São Paulo (Brazil) and she is member of the advisory editorial board of academic journals as for example: InterDisciplinary Journal of Portuguese Diaspora Studies (USA) and Revista Desassossego (Brazil). 

https://umac.academia.edu/DoraNunesGago

https://orcid.org/0000-0002-6300-1575

Professional Experience

(recent years)

2018/2019- Deputy Head of the Department of Portuguese

2018/2019- PhD Programmes Director

2017-2019-MA Programmes Director

since August 2018- Associate Professor of Literature, University of Macau

2012-2018- Assistant Professor, University of Macau

 

 

Professional Affiliations

 

  • AATSP (American Association of Teachers of Spanish and Portuguese)
  • APSA – American Portuguese Studies Association
  • SPA – Portuguese Society of Authors
  • AILA – International Association of Lusitanists
  • REELC – Réseau Européen d’Études Littéraires Comparées/European Network for Comparative Literary Studies
  • BRASA – Brazilian Studies Association
  • APLC-Portuguese Comparative Literature Association
Awards & Honors

2019     Incentive Award Scheme for Outstanding Academic Staff , University of Macau, 2018/2019

2009      -2nd Prize Hernâni Cidade (Short Story), Portugal

2008      -Prize  «Manuel Laranjeira» (short Story)   (Espinho), 7th March  2008, Portugal

2006      -National  Prize of Short Story  Manuel da Fonseca, with the book A Sul da escrita, Santiago do Cacém, Portugal

2005      -“Honor Mention” in «National Prize  Essay  for Teachers about  “Miguel Torga». promoted by University of Coimbra and FENPROF.

Conference Papers and Other Presentations

(a selection of the most recents:)

Angústia em Pequim: diálogo intercultural e intertextualidade, II International Colloquim Maria Ondina Braga, Nogueira da Silva Museum, Braga, 3-4 October 2018.

– “Macau, espaço exílio: os refugiados russos na obra de Rodrigo Leal de Carvalho”, Colóquio “Histórias, Memórias e Novas Narrativas na/da Emigração”, Fundação Calouste Gulbenkian, Lisbon, 23 e 24 de july 2018.

– “Imagological Intersections: English, Chinese and Macanese Ethnotypes in the works of two portuguese writers, Maria Ondina Braga and Rodrigo Leal de Carvalho”, International Conference “New Perspectives on Imagology, Universidade de Viena/ Museu Austríaco “Folk Life e Folk Arte”, Áustria, 3 a 5 de April 2018.

Amores proibidos em Macau: incomunicabilidade e preconceitos nas obras de Maria Ondina Braga e Rodrigo Leal de Carvalho, International Conference Moving Texts, mediations and transculturations, University of Aveiro, Aveiro, 12 to 14 July 2017

-Presenças britânicas na obra de Rodrigo Leal de Carvalho,  X APSA (American Portuguese Studies Association) International Conference, Stanford University, 13-15 October 2016.

-Intertextuality and dialogues Jorge de Sena and Manuel Bandeira , 21st World Congress of the International Comparative Literature Association (ICLA 2016), Vienna, Austria, 21- 27 July 2016.

-Resistência à marginalização no feminino nas obras de Deolinda da Conceição e Maria Ondina Braga, III International Colloque Marginalidades Femininas no Mundo Lusófono, Lisbon, 15-17 de June 2016.

-Nas encruzilhadas do futuro: representações da cidade brasileira na obra de Ferreira de Castro, BRASA, XIII International Conference, Brown University, USA, 31 st March-2 April 2016.

 

Selected Publications

Selected Publications:

Books (selected): 

Gago, D. M. N. (2008). Imagens do estrangeiro no Diário de Miguel Torga, Lisboa, Fundação Calouste Gulbenkian/ FCT, col. Textos universitários de Ciências Sociais e Humanas.

Creative Writing Books (selected)

Gago, D. N.. (2015) A Matéria dos Sonhos (poetry), Coimbra: Ed. Temas Originais,

Gago, D.N. (2014). Travessias-Contos Migratórios (short stories), Viseu, Ed. Esgotadas.

Gago, D. N. (2007) A Sul da Escrita, Porto Ed. Campo das Letras (Short Story National Prize Manuel da Fonseca)

Main Articles in ( blind peer reviewed and indexed)  Academic Journals

1.Gago, D.N (2018). “Travessias identitárias: representações dos refugiados em Macau na obra de Rodrigo Leal de Carvalho” [Crossing identities: representations of refugees in Macau in Rodrigo Leal de Carvalho’s works], Alea, Estudos Neolatinos, 20 (3), pp. 277-298 (indexed by Scopus, Web of Science and Scielo)

2.Gago, D.N.(2018).”British landscapes in the works of Maria Ondina Braga and Jorge de Sena: issues of identity in crossing the borders.”, Moderna Sprak, 112 (1), pp. 141-152 (indexed by Scopus, Web of Science and others)

http://ojs.ub.gu.se/ojs/index.php/modernasprak/article/view/4339

3. Gago, D.N. (2018). “Os cheiros da memória: ecos duma estética proustiana na obra de Maria Ondina Braga” [the odours of memory: echoes of a Proustian aesthetics in Maria Ondina Braga´s works”], Romance Notes 58 (1), pp. 75-84. (indexed by Scopus,  web of Science and others).

4.Gago, D.N. (2018). “Identidades esculpidas na terra: O segundo dia de A Criação do Mundo de Miguel Torga e Menino de Engenho de Lins do Rego como Bildungsroman” [ Identites sculpted in the earth: the second day of world creation by Miguel Torga and Plantation Boy by Lins do Rego as Bildungsroman], Colóquio Letras, 197, pp. 104-115.(indexed by Scopus, Web of Science and others)

5.Gago, D.N.(2017). “Diálogos intertextuais entre Jorge de Sena e Carlos Drummond de Andrade[ Intertextual dialogues between Jorge de Sena and Carlos Drummond de Andrade”], Hispanófila 181, pp. 109-119. (indexed by Scopus and Web of Science among others)

6.Gago, D. N. (2017). “Profetas tallados por la palabra: el Aleijadinho entre los escritores de Brasil y Portugal” [Prophets sculpted in the word: “Aleijadinho” by Portuguese and Brazilian writers”], Guaraguao, Revista de Cultura Latinoamericana,  n. 55, pp.79-96.

7.Gago, D. N. (2016). “From the Corners of Exile: Images of the Brazilian City in the Works of Ferreira de Castro”, Portuguese Studies Review, vol. 24, pp. 121-135.

8.Gago, D. M. N. (2016). “Sob a lente da memória: retratos de família em Estátua de Sal de Maria Ondina Braga”, Alea, Estudos Neolatinos, Rio de Janeiro, vol. 18/3,pp. 528-543.(indexed by Scopus, Web of Science and others)

9.Gago, D N. (2016). “Ao espelho da memória: Macau, lugar mítico de (re)construção da identidade na obra de Maria Ondina Braga”. Acta Scientiarum, Language and Culture, v. 1 .pp.  1-9 (indexed by Scopus and Web of Science among others)

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10. Gago, D. N. (2015) “Ferreira de Castro e os Estados Unidos da América: cruzando a Big Apple”.  Moderna Sprak, 109 (1), pp. 51-61. (indexed by Scopus, Web of Science and others)

http://ojs.ub.gu.se/ojs/index.php/modernasprak/article/viewFile/3160/2666

11.Gago, D. N. (2013) “Entre pés de lótus e bambus, configurações da China nos contos de Maria Ondina Braga e Fernanda Dias”, Colóquio Letras nº 184, pp.35-44. (indexed by Scopus, Web of Science)

12.Gago, D. N. (2012).  “Escre(vi)ver a diáspora: retratos da emigração em Ferreira de Castro e José Rodrigues Miguéis”.  Interdisciplinary Journal of portuguese diaspora Studies, 1,  pp. 101-122.http://portuguese-diaspora-studies.com/index.php/ijpds/issue/current

13.Gago, D. N. (2012).   “Avivo no teu rosto, o rosto que me deste”: espelhos da identidade nacional no Diário de Miguel TorgaModerna Sprak, 106(1).  pp.65-84- (indexed by Web of Science and Scopus  and others).  http://ojs.ub.gu.se/ojs/index.php/modernasprak/article/view/1183

14.Gago, D. N. (2011).   “Sinais de Espanha na obra de Jorge de Sena”: Hispania, Association of Teachers of Spanish and Portuguese, Publisher: Jonh Hopkins University Press,  nº 94, 2, june 2011, pp.273-284.http://muse.jhu.edu/login?uri=/journals/hispania/v094/94.2.gago.html

  Academic book chapters (peer reviewed)

Gago, D. M.N. (2017). “Paisagens londrinas em Estátua de Sal de Maria Ondina Braga: esboços de uma identidade” in Maria Ondina Braga (Re)Leituras de uma Obra, Martins Cândido Oliveira and Mateus, Isabel Cristina (org), Braga: Museu Nogueira da Silva and University of Minho ed.,pp. 51-64.

Gago, D. N. (2016). ”Crossing Worlds: echoes of exile in the narratives of Maria Ondina Braga”, in Intersecting Diaspora Boundaries: Portuguese Contexts, Blayer, Irene Maria and Dulce Scott (org), Peter Lang Ed. 2016, pp. 263-284.

Gago, D. N. (2012) “Mapas poéticos de Espanha: ressonâncias da hispanofilia na obra de Jorge de Sena”, in Garcia, Maria de Jesus Fernández e Leal, Maria Luisa (Ed). Imagologias Ibericas: construyendo la imagen del otro peninsular.  Merida: Gobierno de Extremadura,  pp. 127-136.

Gago, D. N. (2012).“Exil et errance dans la poesie de Jorge de Sena: a la recherche du “Royaume de la Liberte”, In Corinne Alexandre-Garner et Isabelle Keller Privat (Eds). Migrations, exils, errances et ecritures. Paris: Presses Universitaires de Paris Ouest,  pp. 173-180.

 

 Editor /Academic indexed Journal:

Guest Editor: Interdisciplinary Journal of Portuguese Diaspora Studies (IJPDS); Special Issue 4.1.: “Words in Exile: Poetics of Female Voices of the Portuguese Speaking World”  (published on October 2015):