Paulo Silva Pereira

Paulo Silva Pereira is Assistant Professor in the Department of Languages, Literatures and Cultures at the School of Arts and Humanities, at the University of Coimbra, and member of the Centre for Portuguese Literature (CLP). He holds a PhD by the University of Coimbra, and he teaches in the areas of Portuguese Literature (16th to 18th centuries); Inter-art Studies; Theory of Literature; Literature, Memory and History (PhD in Portuguese Language Literature); Interdisciplinary Seminars (PhD in Information Science), Literature, Arts and Media (PhD in Materialities of Literature). He has published several works on Portuguese literature and culture from the 16th to the 18th centuries, in national and international journals, and several monographs, including: Metamorfoses do espelho. O estatuto do protagonista e a lógica da representação ficcional na trilogia de Rodrigues Lobo (Lisboa, IN-CM, 2003), D. Francisco Manuel de Melo e o modelo do ‘cortesão prudente e discreto’ na cultura barroca peninsular (IN-CM, forthcoming). With José Eduardo Franco, he edited the volumes Revisiting Vieira in the 21st century: Political Culture and Current Affairs Vol. I ( and Revisiting Vieira in the 21st century: The Power of the Word – Writings, Arts and Teaching of Vieira Vol. II (, Coimbra University Press, 2020. He participated in the research project “No Problem Has a Solution: A Digital Archive of the Book of Disquiet” and is a member of the European COST Action Distant Reading for European Literary History ( In 2015, he co-edited the issue “Arts, Media, and Digital Culture” of MATLIT: Materialities of Literature (, and has been working in the area of Digital Humanities, Intermedia and Digital Media. He coordinates the PhD Programme in Portuguese Language Literature, at the University of Coimbra, and the project “Ex Machina: Inscription and Literature” at CLP ( ).

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