Marta Correia is currently attending a PhD course in Literary, Cultural and Interarts Studies in the Faculty of Arts and Humanities in the University of Porto. She holds an MA degree in Women’s Studies. Her main interests in research include Virginia Woolf and her facet as a feminist, women’s activist groups and also female writers who focus on the issue of war. At the moment, she is researching the work of Slavenka Drakulić, a Croatian author who dedicated some of her writings to the conflict in the former Yugoslavia. Marta has collaborated in some projects in the University of Porto coordinated by CETAPS (the Centre for English, Translation and Anglo-Portuguese Studies) and by ILC-ML (Instituto de Literatura Comparada Margarida Losa), has been involved in the organisation of conferences and participated in several international conferences in Portugal and abroad.