Capeloa Gil, Isabel
Research Line: Art, Culture and Citizenship
Isabel Capeloa Gil is Associate Professor of Cultural Theory at the Catholic University of Portugal and Honorary Fellow at the Institute of Germanic and Romance Studies (U. London). She is currently the Vice-Rector of the Catholic University of Portugal and the Director of the postgraduate program The Lisbon Consortium. Her main research areas include intermedia studies, gender studies as well as representations of war and conflict.
She is the author of Mythographies. Figurations of Antigone, Cassandra and Medea in German 20th Century Drama (2007), and co-editor of Landscapes of Memory. Envisaging the Past/Remembering the Future (2004); The Colour of Difference: On German Contemporary Culture (2005), as well as The Poetics of Navigation (2007) and Fleeting, Floating, Flowing: Water Writing and Modernity (2008). Her most recent book is Visual Literacy: On the Disquiet of Images (Lisbon, 2011).
Together with Catherine Nesci (UCSB) she is the general editor of the series "Culture and Conflict" with de Gruyter Publishers. She is also the editor of the international peer-reviewed journal Comunicação e Cultura (Communication and Culture) and sits in the editorial boards of several European journals. She has been a visiting professor at several institutions in Europe and the U.S.A. and she was a Fulbright Scholar at Western Michigan University in 2001.