Miriam de Sousa holds a BA degree in Comparative Arts and Cultures, from the University of Lisbon, and an MA degree in Comparative Literature from the same institution. She was a cultural advisor at the Portuguese Embassy in Madrid, between September 2015 and August 2016.
She was admitted to PhD-COMP in 2017/2018, as a scholarship holder (PD/BD/135205/2017). She is currently working on the notion of Lusophony and Francophony within the post-colonial literary studies framework, under the supervision of Professor Fernanda Gil Costa (University of Lisbon) and co-supervision of Professor Inocência Mata e Professor Lieven D’hulst (KU Leuven).
She is as member in training from the Center of Comparative Studies, where she was part of the executive coordination of the Research Project Comparative World Literature from October 2016 until October 2019. Now she is working as part of the research group LOCUS – Spaces, Places and Landscapes.
(2020) “No es la Luna (La Luanda de José Eduardo Agualusa)”, in Revista de Occidente, Ciudad.es: Estampas Urbanas y Literarias, nº470-471 (Julio-Agosto 2020): 51.
(2018) “Mundos em Português – Parte 1”, in Literatura-Mundo Comparada, Perspectivas em Português. Helena Carvalhão Buescu e Inocência Mata (coordenação geral). Lisboa: Tinta da China.
(2018) “O Mundo Lido Europa – Parte 2”, in Literatura-Mundo Comparada, Perspectivas em Português. Cristina Almeida Ribeiro, Helena Carvalhão Buescu, Maria Graciete Silva e Simão Valente. Lisboa: Tinta da China.