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Paula Alexandra Carvalho Alves Rodrigues Horta

Research Group: Other English-Speaking Literatures and Cultures (RG 4)
Professional Title: Lecturer
Academic Degrees: (2011). Ph.D. in Cultural Studies, U. London.
Institutional address: CEAUL - Faculdade de Letras da Universidade de Lisboa, Alameda da Universidade, 1600-214 Lisboa
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Main Achievements:

  • (2011). Portrait and Documentary Photography in Post-Apartheid South Africa: (Hi)stories of Past and Present, (Supervision: Jennifer Bajorek), Goldsmiths College, U London (PhD in Cultural Studies). 31 Dec.

Research Outputs

Publications in peer reviewed journals and/or other publications:

  • (2013). “The Ethics in Post-Apartheid Photographic Practice: An alternative route for considering violence in photography.” photographies Vol. 6. Issue 1: 71-81.

Chapters in books, including contributions to conference proceedings, contributions to festschriften, essays in collections:

  • (2004). “E-learning: The Fabled Aladdin’s Lamp?” Polifonia 7: 61-70.

Organisation of scientific dissemination activities:

  • (2013). Co-organiser (TCasal) Conf. Experiencing South Africa: Post-apartheid Culture and Society, U Lisbon, 11-13 Mar.
  • (2013). Co-organiser (RQBarros and CBMartins) of ULICES’s ESC - English Summer Courses.

Other activities

Presentations in international conferences 
Poster:
  • (2013). “What do they want from us?” 6th Global Conf. Forgiveness: Probing the Boundaries, Mansfield College, Oxford, 6-8 Jul.
  • (2012). “Photographic portraiture: the unspoken narrative of victims at the South African Truth and Reconciliation Commission.” After the Crisis: An Interdisciplinary Conference on Narratives of Traumatic Events, U Agder, 6-8 Jun.
  • (2012). “A response to violence: the iconography of human agency in Adam Broomberg and Oliver Chanarin’s portraiture.” 10th Global Conference: Violence, Prague, 13-15 May.
  • (2012). “The ethics in post-apartheid photographic practice: an alternative route for considering violence in photography.” Helsinki Photomedia 2012: Images in Circulation, The First International Helsinki Photography Research Conference, Aalto U, 28-30 Mar.
  • (2007). “Missing Shops, Changing Faces and Places: Representations of a (Post)modern City.” Things that Move: the Material World of Tourism and Travel, Leeds Metropolitan U, 19-23 Jul.
  • (2005). “The Virtual Language Centre: Bringing Foreign Languages Together at the FLUL.” U Limerick, 25 Apr.
Presentations in national conferences
Poster:
  • (2013). “On photographic representations of Nelson Mandela in the public sphere.” Conf. Experiencing South Africa: Post-apartheid Culture and Society, U Lisboa, 13 Mar.
  • (2013). “SUBURBIA: Kendell Geers’s photographic representations of Johannesburg’s post-apartheid architecture of fear.” Conf. Images of Terror, Narratives of (In)security: Literary, Artistic and Cultural Responses, U Lisboa, 23-24 Apr.
  • (2012). “Long Night’s Journey Into Day: mapping the rehabilitation of South Africa’s fractured society.” Int. Conf. Changing Times: Performances and Identities on Screen, U Lisboa, 7-9 Nov.
  • (2010). “The face that ‘speaks’: an exploration of the multi-layered synthesis in photographic portraiture.” Relational Forms I: An International Conference on Literature and the Arts, U Porto, 25-27 Nov.
  • (2006). “A Portrait of a New South Africa.” 4th Int. Language, Communication and Culture Conference, U Lusófona, 28-30 Nov.
  • (2005). “Stories within images.” 3rd Int. Language, Communication and Culture Conference, U Évora, 23-25 Nov.
  • (2004). “Using Photography in the FL Classroom.” 2nd Int. Language, Communication and Culture Conference, Inst. Superior Politécnico de Beja, 24-27 Nov.
  • (2003). “O DEA e a Ligação à Comunidade: Pós Graduações, Cursos Livres, Novas Tecnologias.” Work Sessions, U Lisboa, 22 Oct.

Future research:

  • (2012-...). Co-supervisor of Ricardo Raposo, “Marcas de Identidade em Tradução: A Chain Of Voices de André Brink” (Supervisor: TCasal, U Lisboa), U Lisboa, (M.A. in Translation).
  • (2014). “Long Night’s Journey into Day: mapping the rehabilitation of South Africa’s fractured society.” Anglo-Saxónica.
  • (2014). “What do they want from us?” Forgiveness: Probing the Boundaries. Inter-Disciplinary Press. E-book.
  • (2014). “The Power of Nelson Mandela’s Charisma,” Helsinki Photomedia 2014: Photographic Powers, Aalto U, 26-28 Mar.
  • (2014). (Co-org.) MBoucherie, TCasal, LFalcão, SHenriques, MMartins, JPage and ZSanches. Conf.  Representations of Home. ULICES, U Lisboa, 25-27 Sept.


 

 

 

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