Alexandra Lopes

Universidade Católica Portuguesa - Research Center for Culture and Communication Studies

Alexandra Lopes teaches Theories of Culture, Translation History and Theories, and Literary Translation at the Universidade Católica Portuguesa. She holds a PhD in Translation Studies. She is currently vice-dean at the School of Human Sciences and Coordinator of the Department for Culture Studies. She has published essays on culture and translation studies in Portuguese and international volumes, as well as a handful of translations of literature (works by Salman Rushdie, William Boyd, Herta Müller and Peter Handke). She co-edited The Age of Translation. Early 20th-century Concepts and Debates (2017) and Mediations of Disruption in Post-conflict Cinema (2016). She is the editor of the issue on Translation, Resistance & Cosmpolitanism of Comunicação e Cultura.

Growing up cosmopolitan. Imagining the world as a child through translation