Miguel Filipe Mochila

Areas of interest: Iberian Studies, Hispanic Studies, Transatlantic Studies, Modernism, Modernity

Miguel Filipe Mochila is a Lecturer of Portuguese at the University of Puerto Rico, under a protocol with Instituto Camões I. P. (Portugal). He holds a Ph.D. from the University of Évora with a research project, funded by the Foundation for Science and Technology, on the Hispanic reception of the Portuguese poet Eugénio de Castro. Previously he earned a master in Comparative Literature and Poetry by the University of Évora. His final dissertation analised the relation between the literatures and thoughts of Miguel de Unamuno and Vergílio Ferreira.

Miguel Mochila’s research focuses on Iberian and Iberian-American writers of the nineteenth and twentieth centuries. He has several national and international publications in journals and books connected to these issues. He also translated into Portuguese authors such as Julio Cortázar, Blas de Otero, Juan José Saer, Nicanor Parra and Joan Margarit, among many others. He also collaborates as a critic for the journal Suroeste – Revista de Literaturas Ibéricas.

Some of his most relevant contributions to the field of the Iberian Studies include ‘A (De)Construction of Modern Literary Iberia: Translating Eugénio de Castro’, in Iberian and Translation Studies. Literary Contact Zones (2021), ‘The express of originality: Eugénio de Castro in the context of Hispanic modernity’ (2019) or ‘Talvez tudo seja a memória de um ventre perdido. A privação do espaço familiar em Miguel de Unamuno e Vergílio Ferreira’ (2016).

More information: Institutional website; Academia.edu

 

Miguel Filipe Mochila’s publications in the IStReS database:

Mochila, Miguel Filipe. 2021a. ‘A (De)Construction of Modern Literary Iberia: Translating Eugénio de Castro’. In Iberian and Translation Studies. Literary Contact Zones, edited by Esther Gimeno Ugalde, Marta Pacheco Pinto and Ângela Fernandes, 91-116. Liverpool University Press.

———. 2021b. ‘Eugénio de Castro Ibérico’. Revista de Estudos Literários, 11: 311-342.

———. 2019a. ‘Eugénio de Castro y Miguel de Unamuno’. In Perspectivas actuales del hispanismo mundial. Literatura – Cultura – Lengua, edited by Christoph Strosetzki, 347-370. Münster, WWU .

———. 2019b. ‘The express of originality: Eugénio de Castro in the context of Hispanic modernity’. International Journal of Iberian Studies – special issue ‘Iberian Studies: New spaces of Inquiry 32: 65-89.

———. 2016. ‘Talvez tudo seja a memória de um ventre perdido. A privação do espaço familiar em Miguel de Unamuno e Vergílio Ferreira’. In Vergílio Ferreira em Évora. Entre o Silêncio e a Palavra Total, edited by Rosa Maria Goulart, Cristina Firmina Santos, Elisa Nunes Esteves and João Tiago Lima, 147-160, Lisbon: Âncora Editora.