Gabriela Ferreira Gândara da Silva e Borges Terenas

Modern Languages, Cultures and Literatures
Assistant Professor


Teaching languages


Scientific areas

  • Anglo-Portuguese Studies
  • Translation Studies
  • Culture Studies
  • English Culture
  • North-American Culture

Selected Publications

  • “Images de la France au Temps de Napoléon dans les Romans Historiques Portugais de la Guerre Péninsulaire” in Rives Méditerranéennes. Le Portugal et Napoléon. Mémoires Croisées. Aix-en-Provence, L’UMR TELEMME, Numéro 36, [Juillet] 2010, pp.71-87.
  • “Harriet Martineau’s Journeys of Observation in the U.S.” in Carmen Andras (edited by), New Directions in Travel Writing and Travel Studies. Aachen (Germany), Shaker Verlag, [February] 2010, pp.212-224.
  • “French Mediation, the Construction of British Images and the Portuguese Press” in Pina Coco and Eduardo F. Coutinho (edited by), Beyond Binarisms. Crossing and Contaminations: Studies in Comparative Literature. Rio de Janeiro, Aeroplano Editora [September] 2009, pp.161-170.
  • “Forbidden Images of Portuguese Colonialism: a Translation of a Book by C.R. Boxer” in Teresa Seruya e Maria Lin Moniz (edited by), Translation and Censorship in Different Times and Landscapes. Cambridge, Cambridge Scholars Publishing, 2008, pp. 30-46.
  • O Portugal da Guerra Peninsular. A Visão dos Militares Britânicos (1808-1812). Lisboa, Edições Colibri, 2000. (2nd Edition: 2010)

Academic training

Year Degree Area Institution Grade
Anglo-Portuguese Studies
Nova University of Lisbon
Muito Bom com Distinção e Louvor por Unanimidade
Anglo-Portuguese Studies
Nova University of Lisbon
Muito Bom por Unanimidade
Modern Languages and Literatures (English/German)
Livre University of Lisbon

Relevant Professional Experience

  • Assistant Professor on the Masters Degree Seminar in Anglo-Portuguese Cultural Studies
  • Assistant Professor on the Masters Degree Seminar on Traductology
  • Member of the Board of the Centre for English, Translation and Anglo-Portuguese Studies (CETAPS)
  • Member of the Board of the English-Speaking Union of Portugal (ESU)
  • Coordinator of the British Culture and History Research Project (CETAPS)

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