Studied German and English at the Universities of Aveiro, Essen and Innsbruck. She completed her Master's Degree in cognitive linguistics in 2001 and received her Doctoral Degree in German language and literature from the Catholic University of Portugal in 2008. Between 2006 and 2009, she was visiting scholar at the Center for Semiotics of Aarhus University, and at the Department of Cognitive Science of Case Western Reserve University, in Cleveland, USA. In 2006, she joined the Research Center for Communication and Culture Studies at the Catholic University of Portugal in Lisbon, where she is currently senior researcher in the research line Culture, Translation and Cognition. She is Professor of Languages and Linguistics at the same university.
Book Chapter

Talk this dance: on the conceptualisation of dance as fictive conversation

Ana Margarida Abrantes 2019. The Routledge Companion to Theatre, Performance and Cognitive Science
Book Chapter

Talk this dance: on the conceptualization of dance as fictive conversation

Ana Margarida Abrantes (with Abrantes, Ana Margarida). 2019. The Routledge Companion to Theatre, Performance and Cognitive Science
Book Chapter

Sobre o Perdão. Histórias de uma Resposta Improvável

Ana Margarida Abrantes (with Abrantes, Ana Margarida). 2017. O Futuro ao Nosso Alcance. Homenagam a Roberto Carneiro
Book Chapter

Cognitive Science and How We Think About Money

Ana Margarida Abrantes (with Abrantes, Ana Margarida). 2015. The Cultural Life of Money
Other

Culture, Text, and Mind: Bridging the Gap between Cognition and History in the Study of Literature

Ana Margarida Abrantes 2015. Journal of Literary Theory
Book Chapter

Translation and Imagination

Ana Margarida Abrantes 2015. A New Visibility: On Culture, Translation and Cognition
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Narrativa e Empatia. Lições do Cérebro e da Literatura

Ana Margarida Abrantes (with Abrantes, Ana Margarida). 2014. Povos e Culturas, 18 - O Cérebro: O que a Ciência nos diz!
Other

Narrativa e Empatia. Lições do Cérebro e da Literatura

Ana Margarida Abrantes 2014. Povos e Culturas
Book Chapter

Reframing the Concept of Mimesis: Literature, Cognition and the Representation of Reality

Ana Margarida Abrantes (with Abrantes, Ana Margarida). 2014. Reframing Concepts in Literary and Cultural Studies: Theorizing and Analyzing Conceptual Transfer
Book Chapter

Reframing the Concept of Mimesis: Literature, Cognition and the Representation of Reality

Other

Scripta 34 - Linguagem, Discurso e Cognição

Ana Margarida Abrantes (with Abrantes, Ana Margarida). 2014. Scripta
Other

Cognition and Culture. An Interdisciplinary Dialogue

Ana Margarida Abrantes (with Abrantes, Ana Margarida). 2011. Peter Lang
Book Chapter

Communication today: proximity, distance and the mind in-between

Ana Margarida Abrantes (with Abrantes, Ana Margarida). 2011. Proximidade e Distância. Estudos Sobre a Língua e a Cultura
Book

Introdução à Semântica

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Cognition and Culture. A Semiotic Perspective

Ana Margarida Abrantes (with Abrantes, Ana Margarida). 2010. Semiotics 2009: The Semiotics of Time: Proceedings of the 34th Annual Meeting of the Semiotic Society of America
Other

Cognitive Semiotics #6. Tropes and Schemes

Ana Margarida Abrantes 2010. Cognitive Semiotics
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Cognitive Semiotics, Issue 6: Tropes & Schemes

Ana Margarida Abrantes (with Abrantes, Ana Margarida). 2010.
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Consciousness and Self in language. A view from cognitive semiotics

Ana Margarida Abrantes 2010. TECCGOGS
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Consciousness and Self in language. A view from cognitive semiotics

Ana Margarida Abrantes (with Abrantes, Ana Margarida). 2010. TECCOGS. Revista Digital de Tecnologias Cognitivas
Book

Meaning and Mind. A Cognitive Approach to Peter Weiss' Prose Work

Ana Margarida Abrantes 2010. Peter Lang
Book Chapter

Temporal minds, timeless tales. Experiencing time in theater

Ana Margarida Abrantes (with Abrantes, Ana Margarida). 2010. Semiotics 2009: The Semiotics of Time: Proceedings of the 34th Annual Meeting of the Semiotic Society of America
Other

Fictive Interaction as an Instance of Theatricality in Cognition

Other

Prática constitucional ou comunidade de memória? Apontamentos sobre a identidade colectiva da Europa.

Ana Margarida Abrantes (with Abrantes, Ana Margarida). 2009.
Other

The Mind on Stage: On the Relation between Theater and Cognition

Other

A Modernidade paradoxal de Baudelaire: O eterno é o efémero

Ana Margarida Abrantes (with Abrantes, Ana Margarida). 2008.
Book Chapter

Boundaries in Space, Cognition and Art

Ana Margarida Abrantes 2008. Abrantes, Ana M. 2008. Boundaries in Space, Cognition and Art. In The Map Is Not The Territory, ed. Per Aage Brandt, Claus Carstensen, 15 - 22. ISBN: 978-87-89311-26-5. Esbjerg: Esbjerg Kunstmuseum.
Book Chapter

Boundaries in Space, Cognition and Art

Ana Margarida Abrantes (with Abrantes, Ana Margarida). 2008. The Map Is Not The Territory
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Gestalt, perception and literature

Ana Margarida Abrantes (with Abrantes, Ana Margarida). 2008. Journal of Literary Theory
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Poetry in the subway: Deixis and cognition in a journey through Lisbon

Ana Margarida Abrantes (with Abrantes, Ana Margarida). 2008. POST - A Review of Poetry Studies
Other

The Mythologiques: between linguistics and music.

Ana Margarida Abrantes (with Abrantes, Ana Margarida). 2008.
Other

A Toolbox for Thinking

Ana Margarida Abrantes (with Abrantes, Ana Margarida). 2007.
Other

Cognição, Linguagem e Literatura. Contributos para uma Poética Cognitiva

Ana Margarida Abrantes (with Abrantes, Ana Margarida). 2005. Minerva
Book Chapter

Euphemism and Cooperation in Discourse

Ana Margarida Abrantes (with Abrantes, Ana Margarida). 2005. Power Without Domination. Dialogism and the empowering property of communication
Book

Alemão. Uma Língua Para a Europa?

Ana Margarida Abrantes (with Abrantes, Ana Margarida). 2004. Universidade Católica Editora
Book Chapter

On the Cognitive Process of reading Peter Weiss’ "The Shadow of the Coachman’s Body’

Ana Margarida Abrantes (with Abrantes, Ana Margarida). 2004. Linguagem, Cultura e Cognição. Estudos de Linguística Cognitiva
Book Chapter

Kosovo, 1999: Situação, conflito ou guerra? A vaguidade eufemística na imprensa

Ana Margarida Abrantes (with Abrantes, Ana Margarida). 2003. Estudos de Linguística Contrastiva e Interdisciplinar (Alemão-Português)
Book

É a Guerra. O Uso do eufemismo na Imprensa. Um Estudo Contrastivo em Linguística Cognitiva

Ana Margarida Abrantes (with Abrantes, Ana Margarida). 2002. passagem editores
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Eufemismo e integração conceptual

Ana Margarida Abrantes (with Abrantes, Ana Margarida). 2002. Revista Portuguesa de Humanidades
Book Chapter

Lexik Zwischen Sein und Schein – der Euphemismus im DaF-Unterricht

Ana Margarida Abrantes (with Abrantes, Ana Margarida). 2002. Lernerlexikologie und Wortschatzerwerb im Fremdsprachenunterricht
Book Chapter

Guerra, paz ou pacificação? Aspectos semânticos e pragmáticos do Eufemismo na imprensa

Ana Margarida Abrantes (with Abrantes, Ana Margarida). 2001. Linguagem e Cognição. A Perspectiva da Linguística Cognitiva
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O regresso às emoções: a expressão da raiva em português

Ana Margarida Abrantes (with Abrantes, Ana Margarida). 1999. Revista Portuguesa de Humanidades