Daniel Lourenço

E-mail: d.lourenco@campus.ul.pt

Daniel Lourenço  concluded his PhD in Comparative Studies in January 2022 with the thesis Troubling Textualities: Insubordinate Politics and Conflicted Complicity in the Work of Kathy Acker (1978-1988)

Daniel Lourenço has a BA degree in Languages, Literatures and Cultures: Comparative Arts and Cultures, from the University of Lisbon, and an MA degree in Sexual Dissidence in Literature and Culture, from the University of Sussex. He collaborated with the research project CILM – City and (In)security in Literature and Media, as the recipient of an FCT grant for undergraduate integration into a research project (2007-2008) and as an external collaborator (2009-2012).

He was admitted into the PhD-COMP programme in 2015/2016, as a funded doctoral student (PB/BD/113725/2015). He carried out research on the work of the 20th century experimental North American feminist author Kathy Acker. He worked under the supervision of professors Margarida Vale de Gato (University of Lisbon), Susana Araújo (University of Coimbra) and Georgina Colby (University of Westminster).

He is a member in training of the Centre for Comparative Studies (University of Lisbon), where he is a part of the team of the project CILM – City and (In)security in Literature and Media. He is also a poet, with two poetry pamphlets published and another upcoming volume.


  1. Queer na primeira pessoa: notas por uma enunciação localizada“. Estudos Feministas, volume 25, no. 2.