Marta Correia is currently attending a Ph.D course in Feminist Studies in the Faculty of Arts and Humanities in the University of Porto. She holds an M.A. degree in Women’s Studies. Her main interests in research include Virginia Woolf and her facet as a feminist, women’s activist groups, female writers who focus on the issues of oppression and war, and also food in times of armed conflict through the eyes of women writers. At the moment, she is researching the work of Slavenka Drakulić, a Croatian author who has dedicated some of her writings to the conflict in the former Yugoslavia. Marta has participated in a number of 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.
Recent publications include:
Correia, Marta (2017), “Everything is skimped now - Food in war times through the eyes of women”, Cadernos de Literatura Comparada, Faculdade de Letras, University of Porto, Instituto de Literatura Comparada Margarida Losa, nº 36. http://ilc-cadernos.com/index.php/cadernos/article/view/416
Correia, Marta (2016), “Thinking through our Sisters – Acting through their words”, Cadernos de Literatura Comparada, Faculdade de Letras, University of Porto, Instituto de Literatura Comparada Margarida Losa, nº 35. http://ilc-cadernos.com/index.php/cadernos/article/view/389