Joana Cunha Leal teaches graduate and post-graduate courses on nineteenth and early twentieth century art, art theory and historiography. Her recent work privileges the study of Iberian modernisms and avant-garde circulations. Her research project “Other Modernisms? The case of Amadeo Souza Cardoso” was awarded a Fulbright Research Fellowship in 2010. She was also a fellow of the Stone Summer Theory Institute for two years (2010-11) and PI of two research projects funded by the Portuguese Foundation for Science and Technology: “Southern Modernisms” (2014-2015), and “Iberian Modernisms and the Primitivist Imaginary” (2018-2022). She was director of the NOVA FCSH Art History Institue between 2016 and 2022, and acts currently as deputy director in the new board elected for the 2023-2025 term.
Departamento de História da Arte (DHA)
Unidade de investigação: Instituto de História da Arte (IHA)
Áreas de investigação: Modernismo, Teoria da Arte, Historiografia, Estudos Urbanos