Ellen Sapega


Ph. D., Vanderbilt University

Professor Sapega specializes in 20th century Portuguese literature and culture. Her publications include articles and book chapters on Fernando Pessoa, Mário de Sá-Carneiro, memory, visual culture and commemoration since the late 19th century, and the contemporary Portuguese novel. She is the author of Ficções Modernistas: Um Estudo da Obra em Prosa de José de Almada Negreiros (Lisboa: Instituto de Cultura e Língua Portuguesa) and Consensus and Debate in Salazar's Portugal: Visual and Literary Negotiations of the National Text (Penn State UP). Professor Sapega is currently at work on a project that examines visual and literary representations of Lisbon during the late 20th and early 21st centuries.

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