Doris Wieser is an investigator at the Centre for Comparative Studies at the University of Lisbon (CEC-FLUL). She holds a PhD in Hispanic and Lusophone literature from the University of Göttingen. Her publications and research areas centre on Lusophone literatures, Latin American literatures, the crime novel, gender studies, memory studies and the construction of identities.
Ana Filipa Prata is Assistant Professor of Comparative Literature at the Universidad de los Andes in Bogotá. She is a member of the Centre for Comparative Studies at the University of Lisbon (CEC-FLUL) and holds a PhD in comparative literature from the same university. She has published articles on urban practices and representations in literature, focusing in particular on contemporary Portuguese and French authors.
CONTENTS: Isabel Araújo Branco: Eduardo Gageiro's Lisbons - Ana Filipa Prata: Urban Narratives in Black and White: Ethnography and Fiction in Lisboa, na Cidade Negra, by Jean-Yves Loude - Anne Burgert: The Bom Fim District of Porto Alegre and its Marginal Identities in the Work of Moacyr Scliar - Ana Mafalda Leite/Jessica Falconi: Island of Mozambique: Narratives from a Contact Zone - Mônica Simas: Beyond the Script: How Macau's Literary Festival has Updated the Myth of the Open City - Luís Pimenta Lopes: «Um camarote para a CRIL»: Suburban Spaces and Transculturality in Pedro Vieira's Última paragem Massamá - Ingrid Hapke: «A Periphery in the Centre of Everything»: The Marginal Literature Movement Renegotiates the Margins of São Paulo, Literature and the Nation - Júlia Garraio: Speaking for the Voiceless? Luanda in Angolan Literature about the Civil War's Refugees - Christian Grünnagel: Agualusa's Luanda: The African Metropolis as Dystopia in Barroco Tropical - Paulo de Medeiros: Postimperial Lisbon - Cristina Martínez-Tejero: Contesting Present-Day Lisbon through Art: Neoliberal City and Cultural Resistance - Doris Wieser: Urban Transformations in Maputo after Independence: Crónica da Rua 513.2, by João Paulo Borges Coelho - Janek Scholz: Caught between Local and Global, Rural and Urban: How Comic Artists Approach the Dynamics of Urban Development.