Ana Cristina Cachola

Assistant Professor

Ana Cristina Cachola holds a PhD in Culture Studies and a Master degree in Communication and Cultural Management from the Catholic University of Portugal, where she has been a Visiting Lecture on different art subjects. She was awarded a doctoral stipend from the Portuguese Science Foundation (FCT) to conduct her doctoral research on representations of Portuguese cultural identity in contemporary art. She is currently developing a post-doc research on war and visuality in contemporary art with a grant of the Portuguese Science Foundation (FCT). She is member of the Research Centre for Communication and Culture (CECC). She works as an independent curator and writes about contemporary art for several outlets.

Book Chapter

Júlio Pomar, o Pintor que esculpiu o Futuro

Ana Cristina Cachola (with Cachola, Ana Cristina). 2019. Júlio Pomar: Então e a Escultura?
Book Chapter

O Regresso é Certo

Ana Cristina Cachola (with Cachola, Ana Cristina). 2019. Atlantica: Contemporary Art in Angola Today
Book Chapter

The Museum as Parafiction

Ana Cristina Cachola (with Cachola, Ana Cristina). 2019. Salomé Lamas – Fata Morgana
Book Chapter

War on Images

Ana Cristina Cachola (with Cachola, Ana Cristina). 2019. Cultural Negotiations of Displacements - Migration and Difference in Contemporary Literature and Arts
Book Chapter

Corpo-Arquivo

Ana Cristina Cachola (with Cachola, Ana Cristina). 2018. 13 Shots - Catálogo da exposição de Aimée Zito Lema
Book Chapter

Fleshing Out the Images (w/ Daniela Agostinho)

Ana Cristina Cachola 2018. Igor Jesus - Amar-te os Ossos / Love You to the Bones
Book Chapter

Function dysfunction: an affectology of an (un)common space

Ana Cristina Cachola 2018. X + I Appleton Square
Other

(In)visibilidades de género: práticas feministas na produção artística contemporânea (editor)

Ana Cristina Cachola 2017. Revista Contemporânea (Online)
Other

4CS Conference: Conviviality and the Institutional (Organizing Committee)

Ana Cristina Cachola 2017. MAAT (Museum of Art, Architecture and Technology) and Catholic University of Portugal
Other

A Coisa está preta (com Pipi Colonial)

Ana Cristina Cachola (with Cachola, Ana Cristina). 2017.
Book Chapter

A verdade são as máscaras

Ana Cristina Cachola (with Cachola, Ana Cristina). 2017. Tudo o que é Profundo Ama a Máscara - António Neves Nobre e Rita Ferreira
Book Chapter

A verdade são as máscaras

Ana Cristina Cachola 2017. Tudo o que é Profundo Ama a Máscara - exhibition booklet
Other

Afectos e o Sistema Artístico

Ana Cristina Cachola 2017. ISCTE - Instituto Universitário de Lisboa
Other

Co-Curator (w/ Joana Mayer and Daniela Agostinho) of the Exhibition "A Coisa Está Preta"

Ana Cristina Cachola 2017. Bregas
Other

Co-Curator (w/ Joana Mayer and Daniela Agostinho) of the Exhibition "Efeito-Suruba"

Ana Cristina Cachola 2017. Rua das Gaivotas6
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Co-Curator (w/ Joana Mayer and Daniela Agostinho) of the Exhibition "Return to Earth" by Rita GT

Ana Cristina Cachola 2017. Galeria Belo-Galsterer
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Co-Curator (w/ Luísa Santos) of the Exhibition "A dictionary of the revolution" by Amira Hanafi

Ana Cristina Cachola 2017. Universidade Católica Portuguesa
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Co-Organizer (w/ Daniela Agostinho and Joana Mayer) of the Conference "Futurology: art, body and climate" by Sophia Al-Maria

Ana Cristina Cachola 2017. Fórum do Futuro, Porto Municipal Council
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Co-Organizer (w/ Daniela Agostinho and Joana Mayer) of the Conference "Rethinking the Anthropocene" by Denise Ferreira da Silva and Ursula Biemann

Ana Cristina Cachola 2017. Fórum do Futuro - Porto Municipal Council
Other

Co-Organizer (w/ Miguel Amado) of the Forum "What am I working on?"

Ana Cristina Cachola 2017. ARCO Lisboa 2017
Other

Construções Identitárias

Ana Cristina Cachola 2017. ISCTE - Instituto Universitário de Lisboa
Other

Curating the university (with Luísa Santos)

Ana Cristina Cachola 2017. Paper Sessions, The Museum Reader Conference, MNAC – Museu Nacional de Arte Contemporânea
Other

Curating the University: Overlapping Problems and Solutions (with Luísa Santos)

Ana Cristina Cachola 2017. Wrong Wrong Magazine nº9
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Curator of the Exhibition " Boca Seca Coluna Húmida" by Rita Ferreira

Ana Cristina Cachola 2017. Galeria Diferença
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Curator of the Exhibition "Fuck It’s Too Late" by Binelde Hyrcan

Ana Cristina Cachola 2017. Galeria Balcony
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Curator of the Exhibition "Todas as Noites" by Rui Serra

Ana Cristina Cachola 2017. MACE – Museu de Arte Contemporânea de Elvas
Other

Curator of the Exhibition "Tudo o que é Profundo Ama a Máscara" by António Neves Nobre and Rita Ferreira

Ana Cristina Cachola 2017. Galeria 3+1
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Curator of the Exhibition "Voltar de Vez em Quando" by Cristina Ataíde

Ana Cristina Cachola 2017. Travessa da Ermida
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Curator of the Project "Collaboration" by Mariana Silva and Igor Jesus

Ana Cristina Cachola 2017. Quetzal Art Centre – Quinta do Quetzal
Other

Descarnar a Imagem / Fleshing Out the Image

Ana Cristina Cachola 2017. Exhibition Text for "Amar-te os Ossos" by Igor Jesus, Galeria Filomena Soares, Lisboa
Other

El Limite Ubíquo

Ana Cristina Cachola 2017. Exhibition Text for "El Limite Ubíquo" by Pedro Calapez, Galeria Maior, Mallorca
Opinion article

Entre Gênero e Colonialidade (w/ Joana Mayer and Daniela Agostinho)

Ana Cristina Cachola 2017. Select – Arte e Cultura Contemporânea
Book Chapter

Estar no Tempo (w/ Joana Mayer and Daniela Agostinho)

Ana Cristina Cachola 2017. Return to Earth - Rita GT (Artist's Book)
Opinion article

FAQ – Perguntas Frequentes sobre Feminismo (w/ Joana Mayer and Daniela Agostinho)

Ana Cristina Cachola 2017. Revista Contemporânea (Online)
Other

Fleshing Out the Image (w/ Daniela Agostinho)

Ana Cristina Cachola 2017. Exhibition text for "Love You to the Bones" by Igor Jesus, Künstlerhaus Bethanien, Berlin
Other

Interviews with the Artists: Luísa Jacinto

Ana Cristina Cachola 2017. Faculty of Human Sciences, Universidade Católica Portuguesa, Lisboa
Other

Los Caminos que Llevan a Lisboa

Ana Cristina Cachola 2017. Babelia – Cultural Supplementt of El País
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Organizer and Moderator of the Roundtable "(In)visibilidades de género: práticas feministas na produção artística contemporânea.“

Ana Cristina Cachola 2017. MAAT - Museum of Art, Architecture and Technology, Lisboa
Book Chapter

Radicant Affects: Lisbon is Lisbon is Lisbon

Ana Cristina Cachola 2017. This is Jackalope Issue / No. 0
Book Chapter

Return to Earth (c/ Pipi Colonial)

Ana Cristina Cachola (with Cachola, Ana Cristina Pires). 2017. Return to Earth - Rita GT
Opinion article

Ser Feminista e...

Ana Cristina Cachola 2017. Revista Contemporânea (online)
Other

Sobre a obra de Rita GT

Ana Cristina Cachola 2017. ENCONTRARTE - Galeria Belo-Galsterer
Book Chapter

Voltar - Going Back

Ana Cristina Cachola 2017. Voltar de Vez em Quando - Cristina Ataíde (Artist's Book)
Other

"Da Impossibilidade (In)visível” (folha de sala para a exposição Spooky action at a distance de Vasco Barata)

Ana Cristina Cachola (with Cachola, Ana Cristina). 2016.
Other

A Turn Towards Online Exhibition & Distribution Platforms

Ana Cristina Cachola 2016. Roundtable discussion at Post Screen Festival, Faculty of Fine Arts, Lisboa
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Centriferias: um novo léxico para fazer mundo

Ana Cristina Cachola 2016. Periférica, Festival Walk&Talk, Ponta Delgada
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Curator of the Exhibition "João Onofre"

Ana Cristina Cachola 2016. Appleton Square
Other

Da Impossibilidade (In)visível

Ana Cristina Cachola (with Cachola, Ana Cristina). 2016. Exhibition text for "Spooky Action at a Distance" by Vasco Barata, Galeria Fonseca Macedo, Ponta Delgada
Opinion article

É preciso continuar

Ana Cristina Cachola 2016. Revista Contemporânea
Other

Estado Novo para Imagens Velhas: A Guerra Colonial na obra de Pedro Barateiro e Maria Lusitano

Ana Cristina Cachola 2016. VI Anual Meeting of the Association of Moving Image Researchers,Catholic University of Portugal, Porto
Other

Guitarra Portuguesa

Ana Cristina Cachola (with Cachola, Ana Cristina). 2016.
Other

MAAT – O Museu como espaço público?

Ana Cristina Cachola 2016. Mesa Redonda, Arquivo 237
Book Chapter

Olhares Transgressores

Ana Cristina Cachola 2016. Catalog of the exhibition "Smuggling" by João Louro at MACE
Other

Residir

Ana Cristina Cachola 2016. Residências Artísticas da Tojeira
Other

Sobre o Afecto e a Doença

Ana Cristina Cachola (with Cachola, Ana Cristina). 2016. Revista Contemporânea
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Sobre o Afecto e a Doença

Ana Cristina Cachola 2016. Exhibition Text for "Animal’s Nightmare" by Joana Villaverde, Appleton Square, Lisboa
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Talk about "Under All of This" by Cristina Ataíde

Ana Cristina Cachola 2016. ENCONTRARTE, Galeria Belo Galsterer
Other

“Sobre o Afecto e a Doença” (folha de sala para a exposição Animal’s Nightmare de Joana Villaverde)

Ana Cristina Cachola (with Cachola, Ana Cristina). 2016.
Book Chapter

Curador

Ana Cristina Cachola (with Cachola, Ana Cristina). 2015. Pequenos monumentos que atestam o início da possibilidade
Book Chapter

Curador

Ana Cristina Cachola 2015. Catalog of the exhibition "Pequenos monumentos que atestam o início da possibilidade" by Ana Rito and Hugo Barata, in Sala do Veado — Museu Nacional de História Natural e da Ciência
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Curator of the Exhibition "Smuggling" by João Louro

Ana Cristina Cachola 2015. MACE - Museu de Arte Contemporânea de Elvas
Paper

Destruição-regeneração-expansão: entrevista a Alexandre Farto AKA Vhils (w/ Joana Mayer)

Ana Cristina Cachola 2015. Diffractions – Graduate Journal for the Study of Culture, 5
Other

El límite ubicuo

Ana Cristina Cachola 2015. Exhibition Text for "Off limits – Espacio sin retorno" by Pedro Calapez, Galería Luis Adelantado, Ciudad de México
Other

Flagging Critical Practices: The Portuguese Flag in Contemporary Art

Ana Cristina Cachola 2015. “Circulating Critical Practices” (workshop), Museu d’Art Contemporani de Barcelona e Universitat de Barcelona
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O Mesmo e o Novo / The Same and the New

Ana Cristina Cachola 2015. Exhibition Text for "Stay a While" by Javier Fernandez, Appleton Square, Lisboa
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Representações da Identidade Cultural Portuguesa na Arte Contemporânea – Pós-Imagens entre o Pedagógico e o Performativo

Ana Cristina Cachola 2015. School of Human Sciences, Catholic University of Portugal
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Sem título

Ana Cristina Cachola (with Cachola, Ana Cristina). 2015.
Other

Smuggling

Ana Cristina Cachola (with Cachola, Ana Cristina). 2015. Revista Contemporânea
Other

The Question of Popular Culture (editorial) (w/ Sónia Pereira)

Ana Cristina Cachola 2015. Diffractions – Graduate Journal for the Study of Culture, 4, ISSN 2183-2188
Other

Untitled

Ana Cristina Cachola 2015. Exhibition Text for "Mergulho" by Vera Mota, Galeria Pedro Cera, Lisboa
Paper

“Destruição-regeneração-expansão: entrevista a Alexandre Farto AKA Vhils”

Ana Cristina Cachola (with Cachola, Ana Cristina). 2015. Diffractions – Graduate Journal for the Study of Culture
Other

“El límite ubicuo” (folha de sala da exposição Off limits – Espacio sin retorno de Pedro Calapez)

Ana Cristina Cachola (with Cachola, Ana Cristina). 2015.
Other

“O mesmo e o novo” (folha de sala da exposição Stay a while de Javier Fernandez)

Ana Cristina Cachola (with Cachola, Ana Cristina). 2015.
Other

“Smuggling” (folha de sala da exposição Smuggling de João Louro)

Ana Cristina Cachola (with Cachola, Ana Cristina). 2015.
Paper

“The Question of Popular Culture” (Editorial)

Ana Cristina Cachola (with Cachola, Ana Cristina). 2015. Diffractions – Graduate Journal for the Study of Culture
Other

"Sin Título"

Ana Cristina Cachola (with Cachola, Ana Cristina). 2014.
Other

É preciso continuar

Ana Cristina Cachola (with Cachola, Ana Cristina). 2014. Exhibition Text for "Área" by Vera Mota, Museum of the Faculty of Fine Arts of Porto
Opinion article

João Onofre – Imagem e Movimento

Ana Cristina Cachola 2014. Revista Paralelo nº8
Other

O Espaço do Lugar / The Space of Place

Ana Cristina Cachola 2014. Exhibition Text for "Slipped Between" by Jeanine Cohen, Appleton Square, Lisboa
Book Chapter

O mais improvável dos rostos

Ana Cristina Cachola 2014. Catalog of the exhibition "Five minutes after violent death" by João Louro, at Travessa da Ermida
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Obra Reciente

Ana Cristina Cachola (with Cachola, Ana Cristina). 2014. Exhibition Text for "Obra Reciente" by Pedro Calapez, Galería Max Estrella, Madrid
Book Chapter

Os Lugares da Arte

Ana Cristina Cachola 2014. Catalog of the collective exhibition "Coisa Mental", at Centro de Ciência do Café, Campo Maior
Book Chapter

Os Lugares da Arte

Ana Cristina Cachola (with Cachola, Ana Cristina). 2014. Coisa Mental
Opinion article

Rectangle Disorder – Susana Mendes Silva

Ana Cristina Cachola 2014. Arte Capital
Book Chapter

Visual Equations

Ana Cristina Cachola 2014. Catalog of the exhibition "meadow| curtain | round | broken line" by Pedro Calapez in Lynch Tham, New York
Other

“É preciso continuar” (folha de sala da exposição Área de Vera Mota)

Ana Cristina Cachola (with Cachola, Ana Cristina). 2014.
Opinion article

“João Onofre – Imagem e Movimento”

Ana Cristina Cachola (with Cachola, Ana Cristina). 2014. Paralelo - FLAD nº 8
Opinion article

“Rectangle Disorder – Susana Mendes Silva”

Ana Cristina Cachola (with Cachola, Ana Cristina). 2014. Arte Capital
Book Chapter

Aquilo que se sabe vendo

Ana Cristina Cachola 2013. Catalog of the exhibition "Do pequeno espaço entre as coisas" by Pedro Calapez, at Galeria Nova Ogiva (Óbidos)
Other

Contemporary art and Cultural Studies: overlapping agendas

Ana Cristina Cachola 2013. Cultural Studies Association Conference 2013 – “Beyond Interdisciplinarity: Interventions in Cultural Studies and the Arts", Chicago
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Crisicism: The Cultural Discourse of Crisis (ed.)

Ana Cristina Cachola 2013. Diffractions – Graduate Journal for the Study of Culture, 1, ISSN 2183-2188
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O antes no agora

Ana Cristina Cachola (with Cachola, Ana Cristina). 2013. Exhibition Text for "Presente-Passado" by AnaMary Bilbao, Galeria da Boavista, Lisboa
Other

O Espaço do Lugar

Ana Cristina Cachola (with Cachola, Ana Cristina). 2013.
Other

“Da assimetria do equilíbrio” (folha de sala da exposição Equanimity de Sofia Pidwell)

Ana Cristina Cachola (with Cachola, Ana Cristina). 2013.
Other

“O antes no agora” (folha de sala da exposição Presente-Passado de AnaMary Bilbao)

Ana Cristina Cachola (with Cachola, Ana Cristina). 2013.
Other

A ordem de volta ao caos

Ana Cristina Cachola (with Cachola, Ana Cristina). 2012. Exhibition Text for "Schema" by Vera Mota, Appleton Square, Lisboa
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A red and green (hi)story: the Portuguese Flag in contemporary art

Ana Cristina Cachola 2012. 33rd Annual Conference of the Association for Contemporary Iberian Studies, Association For Contemporary Iberian Studies, King’s College, London
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Contemporary Art and Culture Studies: Overlapping Agendas

Ana Cristina Cachola 2012. International Conference “Crossroads in Cultural Studies”, Sorbonne Nouvelle, UNESCO, Paris
Other

Da remediação da aura

Ana Cristina Cachola (with Cachola, Ana Cristina). 2012. Exhibition Text for "Le Plaisir au Dessin; Le Plaisir au Dessin; Le Plaisir au Dessin" by Carlos Correira, Appleton Square, Lisboa
Book Chapter

Esta não é uma exposição de design

Ana Cristina Cachola 2012. Catalog of the exhibition "Partícula" by Filipe Alarcão, at Appleton Square
Book Chapter

Esta não é uma exposição de design

Ana Cristina Cachola (with Cachola, Ana Cristina). 2012. Partícula - Filipe Alarcão
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Pursued by the Trivial : Joana Vasconcelos’ Public Artworks

Ana Cristina Cachola 2012. International Conference “Pursuing the Trivial: Investigations into Popular Culture”, University of Wien
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Regarding the Centre (of conflict) as Periphery: The Portuguese Empire and the Colonial War in Pedro Barateiro’s Composição

Ana Cristina Cachola 2012. Second Lisbon Summer School for the Study of Culture “Peripheral Modernities”, Lisbon Consortium, Lisboa
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The Colors of Belonging: the Portuguese Flag in Contemporary Art

Ana Cristina Cachola 2012. Thinking Colors: Perception, Translation and Representation - International Conference, CECC, Catholic University of Portugal, Lisboa
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The Popular Side of Contemporaneity: Pop and Folk in João Pedro Vale’s Artworks

Ana Cristina Cachola 2012. Report from the Pop Line: On the Life and Afterlife of Popular, 3rd Graduate Conference in Culture Studies, Catholic University of Portugal, Lisboa
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The Strange Case of Banksy: Street Art Between Authority and Alterity

Ana Cristina Cachola 2012. 33rd Conference of APEAA, Catholic University of Portugal, Lisboa
Other

“A ordem de volta ao caos” (folha de sala da exposição Schema de Vera Mota)

Ana Cristina Cachola (with Cachola, Ana Cristina). 2012.
Other

“Da remediação da aura”

Ana Cristina Cachola (with Cachola, Ana Cristina). 2012.
Other

“Path” (folha de sala da exposição Path de Sofia Pidwell)

Ana Cristina Cachola (with Cachola, Ana Cristina). 2012.
Paper

Escrever imagens em nome da guerra em Nostalgia de Maria Lusitano: quando a colónia mostra a metrópole

Ana Cristina Cachola 2011. Revista Comunicação & Cultura n12
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Freedom and entropy: the (de)composition of meanings in João Pedro Vale’s artworks

Ana Cristina Cachola 2011. 2nd International Graduate Conference in Communication and Culture “The Culture of Remix”, Catholic University of Portugal, Lisboa
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Regarding the Cinema of Others: The Colonial War and in Portuguese Contemporary Art

Ana Cristina Cachola 2011. IV International CECC Conference “Post-Conflict Cinema: Imagining Out-breaks and in-tensions”, Catholic University of Portugal, Lisboa
Other

Street art for streetless: the symbolic destruction of West Bank Wall

Ana Cristina Cachola 2011. “The Ethics and Politics of Representation” - International Conference, Università degli Studi di Bergamo
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Warscapes, the figures and their absence: The War on Terror in Portuguese contemporary art

Ana Cristina Cachola 2011. 32nd Annual Conference of the Association for Contemporary Iberian Studies, Association For Contemporary Iberian Studies, University of Glasgow
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Writing Images in the Name of War: When the Colony Displays the Metropolis

Ana Cristina Cachola 2011. First Lisbon Summer School for the Study of Culture “Performaticity", Lisbon Consortium, Lisboa
Paper

“Escrever imagens em nome da guerra em Nostalgia de Maria Lusitano: quando a colónia mostra a metrópole”

Ana Cristina Cachola (with Cachola, Ana Cristina). 2011. Revista Comunicação & Cultura
Paper

“Guerrilla Images: Street Art in the War on Terror”

Ana Cristina Cachola (with Cachola, Ana Cristina). 2011. Inter-Disciplinary.net
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Da Criação à Mediação: Ateliers de Arte Contemporânea em Portugal

Ana Cristina Cachola 2009. School of Human Sciences - Catholic University of Portugal
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A arte do mito: os mitos de nacionalidade nas obras de João Pedro Vale e Joana Vasconcelos

Ana Cristina Cachola International Conference “Revisitar o Mito”, University of Lisbon, Lisboa
Other

Popping the Question - The Question of Popular Culture (ed.)

Ana Cristina Cachola Diffractions - Graduate Journal for the Study of Culture, 4, ISSN 2183-2188