Researchers

Georgina Abreu

Academic degree: Doutoramento

Professional category: Investigador (sem bolsa)

Research group(s):

E-mail: georginaabreu@ilch.uminho.pt

Phone: +351 252 641 584

Website(s):

CIÊNCIA ID: 6619-D870-A635

ORCID: 0000-0002-3664-2764

Institutional address:

Centro de Estudos Humanísticos 
Universidade do Minho
Campus de Gualtar
4710-057 Braga
Portugal

Research interests:

English Culture: early nineteenth-century popular radicalism; the popular radical press, especially political satire and the periodical press; - Present day protest movements: 'Occupy' and others; - Travel literature and cultural memory; - Representation(s) of crisis discourses in the English-language media. .

Education:

Degree in Germanic Philology; Master's Degree in English Language, Literature and Culture; PhD in English culture

Professional experience:

English (ESL) and German (GSL) Language teaching

Projects

  • 2012 - ... (Membro)

    MOMeL - Mobility and Local Memory: Intercultural Representations of the Minho Region

    Selection and translation into Portuguese of textual excerpts about the Minho region, with a view to the publication of a multilingual work containing excerpts in the original language and in Portuguese about the Minho region over several centuries.
  • 2009 - 2011 (Membro)

    Queen Caroline and the print culture of regency radicalism

    Doctoral grant awarded by the Portuguese state agency Fundação para a Ciência e Tecnologia /FCT) for the conclusion of the doctoral thesis in English Culture, entitled "Queen Caroline and the print Culture of Regency Radicalism". 
    
    Host institution: Centro de Estudos Humanísticos, Instituto de Letras e Ciências Humanas, Universidade do Minho. Thesis supervisor: Doctor Joanne Paisana.
    
    Grant reference: SFRH / BD / 60247 / 2009
  • 1996 - 1997 (Membro)

    "O Princípio da População de Thomas Malthus: Aspectos de uma Polémica"

    sabbatical leave.

Publications

Articles

  • Abreu, G. & Kleban, M. (2019). "Crisis discourses: Poland and Portugal in English language media". Diacrítica (nº 33. 1). Edições Húmus, Universidade do Minho, Braga, p. 199-219.

    RepositóriUM: http://hdl.handle.net/1822/61875

  • Abreu, G. (2016). Contested Imprints: the letters of the Black Dwarf in London to the Yellow Bonze at Japan. in Diacrítica (nº 30.2) "Cosmopolitan Challenges / 500 Anos de Utopia / Homenagem a René Girard". edições Húmus, Universidade do Minho, Braga, pp. 225-241.

    RepositóriUM: http://hdl.handle.net/1822/61876

  • Abreu, G. (2014) "Torre Bela e a 'utopia louca de uma vida melhor' - dois estudos transculturais", in Diacrítica (nº 28.2), Série de Filosofia e Cultura, edições Húmus, Universidade do Minho, Braga, pp. 49-60.

    RepositóriUM: http://hdl.handle.net/1822/63922

  • Abreu, G. (2012) "Charles Dickens and the Popular Radical Tradition", Diacrítica 26.2, Húmus, Universidade do Minho, Braga, pp. 419-30.

    RepositóriUM: http://hdl.handle.net/1822/64061

  • Abreu, G. (2011). "Queen Caroline and the Print Culture of Regency Radicalism", Diacrítica 25/2, Húmus, Universidade do Minho, Braga, pp.159-84.

    RepositóriUM: http://hdl.handle.net/1822/63923

Book chapters

  • Abreu, G. (2004) "William Hone - Parodist and Radical", in O Lago de Todos os Recursos, Centro de Estudos Anglísticos, University of Lisbon (C.E.A.U.L.), Lisboa. (ISBN 972-8886-02-0).

    RepositóriUM: http://hdl.handle.net/1822/64060

  • Abreu, G. (2000) "O 'Ensaio sobre o Princípio da População' de Malthus: Aspectos de uma Polémica", in Toda Uma Maneira de Viver, Ensaios de Cultura Inglesa, edition sponsored by Fundação para a Ciência e Tecnologia, University of Minho, Braga. (ISBN 972-96623-3-9).

Proceedings papers

  • Abreu, G. & Paisana, J., 2015, "The Early Ninetennth-Century English Popular Radical Press and Today's Anti-Capitalist Protest Movement", in Conflito e Trauma, XVI Colóquio de Outono, Universidade do Minho, Centro de Estudos Humanísticos, Edições Húmus, Braga, pp. 487-508.

    RepositóriUM: http://hdl.handle.net/1822/63131

  • Abreu, G., 2010, "Satiric Language, Political Defiance, and Cultural Change", in Estudos Performativos. Global Performance. Political Performance, XI Colóquio de Outono, Centro de Estudos Humanísticos da University of Minho, Edições Húmus, Braga.(ISBN 978.989.8139.58.0).

Organização de eventos

Participação em eventos

  • Colóquio/Congresso

    Georgina Abreu - 13/09/2019 - 'Satire's my Weapon. Peterloo and the Apogee of Radical Satire'. Conference Humour and Satire in British Romanticism. 13-14 September 2019. Durham University, Durham, UK. https://romantichumourandsatire.wordpress.com/

  • Colóquio/Congresso

    Georgina Abreu - 13-11-2018 - "'Thrice the brindl'd cat hath mew'd' - The three trials of William Hone". Paper presented at XX Colóquio de Outono, University of Minho, Braga, Portugal, 12-13 November 2018. http://cehum.ilch.uminho.pt/xxco

  • Colóquio/Congresso

    Georgina Abreu - 20-10-2017 - "The Portuguese have many wants, but church-room is not one of them’: the condition of the Portuguese Church in 'A Month in Portugal', by the Rev. Joseph Oldknow". Paper presented at the XIX Colóquio de Outono, University of Minho, Braga, Portugal, 18-20 October 2017. http://cehum.ilch.uminho.pt/xixco

  • Colóquio/Congresso

    Georgina Abreu - 17-07-2015 - "Contested Imprints: The Letters of the Black Dwarf in London to the Yellow Bonze at Japan", presented at the BARS 2015 Romantic Imprints Conference, held at Cardiff University, Wales, UK, 16th- 19th July 2015.

  • Colóquio/Congresso

    Georgina Abreu - 14-11-2014 - "Early Nineteenth-Century English Popular Radical Press and Today's Anti-Capitalist Protest Movement", presented at the XVI Colóquio de Outono, University of Minho, Braga, Portugal, 13-15 November 2014. https://www.cgd.pt/Pages/Default.aspx

  • Colóquio/Congresso

    Georgina Abreu - 10-07-2014 - "Early Nineteenth-Century English Popular Radical Press and the Occupy Movement", presented at the 13th Annual Conference of the Transatlantic Studies Association, University of Ghent, Belgium, 7-10 July 2014.

  • Colóquio/Congresso

    Georgina Abreu - 23-04-2014 - "Torre Bela e a 'Utopia Louca de uma Vida Melhor' - Dois Estudos Transculturais", presented at "Perceções e Representações Transnacionais da Revolução dos Cravos" [Colóquio Comemorativo dos 40 Anos do 25 de Abril], University of Minho, Braga, 23-04-2014.

  • Colóquio/Congresso

    Georgina Abreu - 12-09-2010 - "Print Culture, Queen Caroline and Regency Radicalism", presented at The perils of Print Culture Conference(Trinity College, Dublin, 10-12 September 2010).

  • Colóquio/Congresso

    Georgina Abreu - 11/12/2009 - "Satiric Language, Political Defiance and Cultural Change. Regency Radicals as New Contenders on the Public Stage in Early Nineteenth-Century British Society", XI Colóquio de Outono, 10-12 December 2009.

  • Colóquio/Congresso (Por convite)

    Georgina Abreu - 23/11/2003 - "William Hone - Parodist and Radical" - Coloquium 'O Lago de Todos os Recursos', organized by Luísa Leal de Faria, Teresa de Atáide Malafaia. Lisboa: Centro de Estudos Anglísticos, Faculty of Arts. In honour of Professor Hélio Osvaldo Alves.

Scientific commitee

Other information

  • Abreu, Georgina (2020, March 19-21). “O PRINTING! How hast thou disturbed the peace!” [conference session].Radicalism & Reform Conference. Rochester, New York, United States. 
    https://ncsaweb.net/current-conference-2020-cfp/ (Conference cancelled).

  • 2009-10-01 to 2010-07-31 - sabbatical leave: conclusion of the doctoral thesis entitled "Queen Caroline and the print Culture of Regency Radicalism".