Areas of interest: Spanish studies – Portuguese studies – Theater – Gender Studies
María Rosa Álvarez Sellers is a Professor at the Universitat de València, where she teaches in the Department of Spanish Philology. She specializes in Spanish and Portuguese literature with a focus on Iberian theatre. Prof. Álvarez Sellers is particularly engaged with female performativity and theatricality.
Areas of interest: Portuguese Studies – Gender Studies.
Maria Graciete Besse, currently retired, is the former Director of Portuguese Studies and Assistant Director of Iberian and Ibero-American Studies at the Université Paris-Sorbonne, France. Professor Graciete Besse also worked at the Institut Hispanique in Paris and frequently holded visiting lectures at many different universities throughout France and Portugal. In 2004 Maria Graciete Besse founded the Institute for Lusophone Studies at the CRIMIC (Centre de Recherche Interdisciplinaire sur les mondes ibériques contemporains) of the Sorbonne, which she directed until 2016.
Areas of interest: Portuguese Studies – Early Modern literature – Romanceiro
Sandra Boto works as Assistant Researcher at the Faculdade de Ciências Sociais e Humanas da Universidade Nova de Lisboa desde setembro de 2020, desempenhando funções no Instituto de Estudos de Literatura e Tradição. Entre 2019 e 2020 foi Investigadora Auxiliar no CIAC/ Universidade do Algarve.She is also executive researcher for the Romanceiro project, a digital database that provides texts and information on Iberian romances from 1828 to 2010.
Areas of interest: Iberian Studies – Hispanic Studies – Portuguese Studies – Comparative Literature – Gender Studies
Tobias Brandenberger is a Professor in the Department of Romance Languages and Literatures at the Georg-August-Universität in Göttingen, Germany (Full Professor, Ibero-Romance and Ibero-American Literatures). In the past, Brandenberger served as a Professor in the Department of Iberian Literatures and Languages at the Universität Basel, Switzerland. His research focuses on literary gender studies, intermediality, and the cultural and literary relations between Spain and Portugal, as well as the imagology of these relations.
Areas of interest: Iberian Studies – Catalan Studies – Portuguese Studies – Comparative Literature – Literary Studies.
Jordi Cerdà Subirachs is an Associate Professor (Profesor Titular) in the Department of Romance Languages and Literatures at the Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona. He is also the Coordinator of the Minor in Medieval Romance Cultures and Literatures and the Chair of the José Saramago of Instituto Camões at the UAB. He previously taught at the Universidade Nova de Lisboa (Portugal), the Universitat de Barcelona and the Universitat Oberta de Catalunya.