Inês Tadeu Freitas Gonçalves

Penteada University Campus , Floor 1, Office 1.121

(+351) 291 705 363 / 5363

"The beginning is always today." Mary Wollstonecraft

Biographical Notes

INÊS TADEU FG received her PhD in Cultural Studies from the University of Minho, Portugal. After briefly attending a few lectures at Brown University in RI, USA, she was invited to join the University of Madeira, where she has been a lecturer at the University of Madeira, Faculty of Arts and Humanities, Department of Languages, Literatures and Cultures, since 2000. She teaches Anglo-American Cultures and Civilisations, Contemporary Great Britain and English Language courses. In 2011, she was a member of the International Conference Debating Woman: Past and Present organising committee. Doctor Inês is also a member of CEHUM (Centre for Humanistic Studies of the University of Minho), CIERL (Research Centre for Regional and Local Studies of the University of Madeira), and the Intercontinental Cross-Currents Network: Women's (Net)Works across Europe and the Americas) With several publications, her research interests include Historical fiction, Women Studies, and Memory Studies, namely the (trans)cultural memory of the woman-as-witch and the woman with inversionary behaviour.


- Hacker, Barton C.; Paisana, Joanne; Pereira, Margaret Esteves; Costa, Jaime; Vining, Margaret (2021): Connecting Women: National and International Networks during the Long Nineteenth Century. Open Monographs. Book. ?The Salem Witches (Re)Created as Nineteenth-Century Romantic Heroines,? pp. 169-190., Inês Tadeu FG, Smithsonian Scholarly Press, 2021

- ?Nineteenth-century American Romantic Witches.?, Inês Tadeu FG, ?International Conference titled Witchcraft and Human Rights: Past, Present and Future Perspectives?, na Universidade de Lancaster, 2019

- ?The ?writing over? of the woman-as-witch of Salem", Inês Tadeu FG, ?14th International conference of the Spanish Association for American Studies (SAAS) titled The Image and the World: Interactions between American Literature, Media, Visual Arts and Film? na Universi, 2019

- Sousa, S., Aguiar, M., Grossegesse, O., & Ramon, M. (eds.), ?No princípio era a palavra? ? O lugar das Humanidades. Atas do XIX Colóquio de Outono. CEHUM / Ed. Húmus, 2019, ?In a flight of ?fancy? from Pendle to Salem.?, Inês Tadeu FG, ISBN: 978-989-755-4, XIX Colóquio de Outono: ?No princípio era a palavra? ? O lugar das Humanidades., 2019, 110

- ?The inescapable transatlantic flights of fancy of the (young) woman-as-witch heroine.?, Inês Tadeu FG, Conferência internacional ?Voyage and Cosmopolitanism: From the Island to the World? com, na Universidade da Madeira, 2018

- ? ?Scribbling? the Witch Heroines?., Inês Tadeu FG, ?38th Conference of the Portuguese Association Anglo-American Studies?, 2017

- ?In a flight of Fancy from Pendle to Salem.?, Inês Tadeu FG, XIX Autumn Colloqium 2017 - ?In the beginning was the word: the place of Humanities?, na Universidade do Minho, 2017

- ?Luther and the Woman-as-Witch?., Inês Tadeu FG, Conferencia Internacional «Um Constructor da Modernidade: Lutero ? Teses ? 500 Anos», na Fundação Gulbenkian e Universidade Lusófona, 2017

- ?The Salem Witches (re)created as 19th-century Romantic Heroines.?, Inês Tadeu FG, ?Society for the Study of American Women Writers - Conferência internacional «Border Crossings: Translation, Migration & Gender in the Americas, the Transatlantic, & the Transpacific» na Universidade, 2017

- ? Potts? Pendle Hill Crones?.,, Inês Tadeu FG, V Colóquio ?Olhares sobre o Envelhecimento?, organizado pelo CDA da Universidade da Madeira, no âmbito do Programa Universitário para Seniores, Funchal RAM, 2016

Academic Qualifications

- PhD in Ciências da Cultura, 2023, Universidade do Minho

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