Inês Tadeu Freitas Gonçalves

Penteada University Campus , Floor 1, Office 1.121

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"The beginning is always today." Mary Wollstonecraft

Biographical Notes

INÊS TADEU FG is a graduate of English and German Languages and Literature and a post-graduate of Anglo-American Culture and Literature by the University of Madeira. After briefly attending a few lectures at Brown University in RI, USA, she was invited to join the University of Madeira as a lecturer. In 2011, she was a member of the organising committee of the International Conference ?Debating Woman: Past and Present.?. The Conference Proceedings - Women Past and Present: Biographic and Multidisciplinary Studies (2014) ? include a chapter by her titled ?Eliza Buckminster Lee?s Delusion or The Witch of New England (1839): (Re)Memory of the Salem Witch Trials.? A junior member of CIERL (Research Centre for Regional and Local Studies of the University of Madeira) and of the Intercontinental Cross-Currents Network: Women?s (Net)Works across Europe and the Americas; she is at present a PhD candidate at the University of Minho, in North-American Culture, emphasis on Women Studies and the cultural memory of the woman-as-witch.


- The Salem Witches (Re)Created as 19th-Century Romantic heroines, Hacker, B.C., Smithsonian Scholarly Press, 2021

- ELIZA BUCKMINSTER LEE?S DELUSIONOR THE WITCH OF NEW ENGLAND (1839): (RE)MEMORY OF THE SALEM WITCH TRIALS, Abreu, Maria Zina, 978-1-4438-5679-9, Cambridge Scholars Publishing, 2014

- The Woman-as-Witch in Old and New England: in a Flight of Fancy fro Pendle to Salem, V Conferência Internacional REELC/ENCLS ?Ilhas e Continentes: (re)construções identitárias?, 2013

- When the Hag is a Witch: Cultural memories of the old(er) Women as Wicthes, Olhares sobre o Envelhecimento, 2013

- ?The Woman-as-witch stereotype in Early Modern England, Continental Europe and New England?., 3rd Global Conference - Evil, Women and the Feminine, 2011

- Delusion or The Witch of New England (1849) de Eliza B Lee: a Romantic historical rendering of the Salem Witch Trials?, International Conference ?Women and the Arts: Dialogues in Female creativity in the U.S. and beyond?, 2011

- ?The Salem witches? cultural journey: from the English heritage to an American metaphor?., Colóquio Internacional ?Viagens cruzadas ? Mobilidade e Transferências?, 2010

- A Mulher-bruxa, em Delusion or The Witch of New England (1849) de Eliza B Lee?, XI Seminário Nacional Mulher e Literatura / II Seminário Internacional Mulher e Literatura, 2005

- Witches and ?bitches: genderised laughter in Medieval comic tales, Colóquio Internacional: O Riso na Cultura Medieval, 2004

Academic Qualifications

- Undergraduate Degree in Línguas e Literaturas Anglo-Germanísticas, 2000, University of Madeira