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Present Activities


UFP Professor at UFP - University Fernando Pessoa, Portugal (Since 2021)

Multimedia communication; Digital communication; Semiotics (1st cycle of Communication Sciences); Social media, literacy and digital culture; Design of the research project, preparation and editing of the thesis (3rd Cycle of Communication Sciences)



UFP Guest Professor at the Faculty of Letters of the University of Coimbra, Portugal (2022/23)

Digital Writing Workshop (Master in Creative Writing)



MatLit Teacher of “Combinatorics and textual generation”, PhD Program in Materialities of Literature, University of Coimbra (Since 2018)

Edition of 2018/19 & projects; Edition of 2022/23 & projects



Past Activities


UFP Assistant and associate Professor at UFP - University Fernando Pessoa, Porto (2002-2021)

Grammar and Communication Lab; Comparative Literature Themes; Scientific Work Methodology; Network Information; Creativity; Sociology of Information; Scientific Research Methods; Major Themes in Multimedia Studies; ...



ASETEL Teacher at Asetel International Summer School, University of Granada, Spain (September 2019)

Intermediality and Transmediality. Crossing Thresholds for 21st Century Literary Theory



UNAM Teacher at UNAM - National Autonomous University of Mexico, Instituto de Investigaciones Filológicas (Agosto 2018)

Electronic Literature: From textual machines to cybertext



UC Berkeley Resident Writer at University of California, Berkeley. Sponsors: Portuguese Studies Program; Spanish and Portuguese Department; Berkeley Center for New Media; Camões Institute; FLAD - Fundação Luso-Americana para o Desenvolvimento (April 2016)

Portuguese for Advanced Students; Electronic Literature - A Critical Making and Writing Course; Language, Culture and Transformation in the Portuguese Language Countries



UNL Guest Professor at NOVA University of Lisbon (2007-2013)

E-Textuality Workshop (Post-Graduation in Writing Arts; Masters in Text Editing; Communication Sciences; New Media and Web Practices)



IP Erasmus Teacher at the Erasmus Intensive Program European Digital Literatures, Universidad Complutense de Madrid, Spain. Partners: Université Paris 8, France; University of Siegen, Germany; University Fernando Pessoa, Portugal; Universitat de Barcelona, Spain; University College Falmouth, UK (2012-2014)

Avant-gardes in Poetry (concrete, visual, sound, combinatory); Generation of Text; Portuguese Digital Literature



Crossways in Cultural Narratives Teacher of the Master Mundus Crossways in Cultural Narrative at the University of Santiago de Compostela, Spain (2011-2012)

From Oral Literature to Cyberculture (Cyberliterature and Digital Culture)



IMKE Teacher of the Masters in Interactive Media and Knowledge Environments at Tallinn University, Estonia (2010-2011)

Generative Content Creation



UCS Teacher of the Post-Graduation 'Lato Sensu' in Multimedia and Communication at University de Caxias do Sul, Brazil. Org. Université de Toulon et du Var, França; Universidade Fernando Pessoa, Portugal (2010)

Expression Techniques



CFE Assistant at the Department of Romance Languages, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, USA (1997-2002)

Lusophone Literatures in translation; Portuguese Language and Luso-Brazilian Culture



IM Teacher at the Multimedia Institute, Porto, Portugal (1995-1996)

History and Theory of Communication; Communication and New Multimedia Technologies




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