Areas of interest: Comparative Literature – History of Translation – Iberian Studies – Cultural Studies
Ana Belén Cao Míguez is an Assistant Lecturer (Professora Auxiliar) in Spanish Studies at the Department of Letters of the Universidade da Beira Interior (Covilhã, Portugal), where she is currently coordinating the master’s degree in Portuguese and Spanish Languages Teaching. She holds a BA degree in Hispanic Philology from the Universidad de Salamanca and in Portuguese Philology from the Universidade de Santiago de Compostela. After attending the doctoral programme in Literature Theory and Comparative Literature at the Universidade de Santiago de Compostela, she obtained her PhD in Comparative Literature Studies (Estudos Literários Comparados) at the Universidade Nova de Lisboa, with a thesis supervised by Maria Fernanda de Abreu.
Her contributions within the field of Iberian Studies include the publication of several articles and book chapters, most of them focused on the external history of translation between Portuguese and Spanish languages, such as “Theoretical Contact Zones between Translation Studies and Iberian Studies” (2021) and “La traducción de narrativa portuguesa en el siglo XIX” (2020). In addition, Cao Míguez has translated literary works by Mário Cláudio and António José da Silva into Spanish. She is the co-editor of a book on Iberian languages (Ao encontro das línguas ibéricas II, 2020), and she has been also involved in two research projects funded by European Union: RELIPES – Relações Linguísticas e Literárias entre Portugal e Espanha desde os Inícios do Século XIX até à Actualidade (2006-2007) and Q. Theatre – Theatrical Recreations of Don Quixote in Europe (2017-2019).
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