PhD in Culture Studies from Universidade Católica Portuguesa and Justus-Liebig University of Giessen (double degree). She holds a Master's Degree in Culture Studies - American Studies and a BA in Translation from UCP.  She is currently an Assistant Professor at FCH-UCP and Coordinator of the Master’s program in Culture Studies of the Lisbon Consortium. She is also a researcher at the Research Centre for Communication and Culture (CECC), where she is a member of the research group “Culture, Art and Conflict”. She was Executive Coordinator of the Lisbon Consortium (2016-2017) and co-editor of the online journal Diffractions - Graduate Journal for the Study of Culture (2013-2017). She has developed research in culture studies, visual culture, American culture and literature.

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A Estética do Trauma – 11 de Setembro

Diana Gonçalves 2018. Ciclo de Seminários Colonialismo, Pós-Colonialismo e Modernidades Comparadas #2
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The Specter of Disaster: loss and trauma in Robert Polidori’s and Frank Relle’s post-Katrina landscapes

Diana Gonçalves 2018. 39th APEAA Meeting
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“You (Still) Can’t Handle the Truth": Environment in the Age of Man

Diana Gonçalves 2018. III Critical Theory Workshop -Truth in Venice
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Translating Terror: reflections on fear in 9/11 fiction

Diana Gonçalves 2017. 10th Colloquium on Translation Studies in Portugal - Translating Fear
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9/11: Culture, Catastrophe and the Critique of Singularity

Diana Gonçalves 2016. De Gruyter
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In the Shadow of a New Tower: absence and presence after 9/1

Diana Gonçalves 2016. 37th APEAA Meeting
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Hanging by a Thread: The Representation of Fear in Don DeLillo's Falling Man

Diana Gonçalves 2015. International Comparative Literature Association: "Fear in/of Literature"
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Hurricane Katrina: Contesting Singularity in Treme

Diana Gonçalves (with Gonçalves, Diana Isabel Adriano). 2015. Hazardous Future: Disaster, Representation and the Assessment of Risk
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Popping (it) Up: an exploration on popular culture and TV series Supernatural

Diana Gonçalves (with Gonçalves, Diana). 2015. Diffractions - Graduate Journal for the Study of Culture
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(Un-)Boundedness: On Mobility and Belonging

Diana Gonçalves (with Gonçalves, Diana Isabel Adriano). 2014. Diffractions - Graduate Journal for the Study of Culture
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Layered Disasters: revising Katrina as a state of (e)emergence

Diana Gonçalves 2014. CECC Field Work
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“Thou Shalt not Trespass?: the invasion of the private space in Banksy’s art”

Diana Gonçalves 2014. 2nd International Graduate Conference in English and American Studies “Interventions: Private Voices and Public Spaces”
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Alain Montandon, "Dispositivos visuais do universo narrativo"

Diana Gonçalves 2013. BonD
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Eskatastrophé : the representation of 9/11 and the critique of singularity in American culture

Diana Gonçalves (with Gonçalves, Diana Isabel Adriano). 2013.
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“Layers of Meaning: on Gerhard Richter’s September”

Diana Gonçalves 2013. I International Conference “(Dis)Memory of Disaster”
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“Representing Exception: the construction of 9/11”

Diana Gonçalves 2013. Cultural Studies Association Conference “Beyond Disciplinarity: Interventions in Cultural Studies and the Arts”
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“‘Acts of War’: on 9/11 as a state of exception”

Diana Gonçalves 2013. CECC International Conference “On the Eve of War”
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(Re)Turn to Dystopia: Community Feeling in M. Night Shyamalan's The Village

Diana Gonçalves 2012. Turning Points: Concepts and Narratives of Change in Literature and Other Media
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From Panic to Mourning: 9/11 and the Need for Spectacle

Diana Gonçalves (with Gonçalves, Diana Isabel Adriano). 2012. Panic and Mourning: The Cultural Work of Trauma
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September 11 and the Disruption of Singularity

Diana Gonçalves (with Gonçalves, Diana Isabel Adriano). 2012. The Cultural Life of Catastrophes and Crises
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“A Critique of Singularity: Foer’s Extremely Loud and Incredibly Close and the Visualization of Catastrophe”

Diana Gonçalves 2012. ACLA Annual Meeting “Collapse/Catastrophe/ Change” (seminar "Critique of Singularity: On the Iteration of Catastrophe")
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“O Mito da Invulnerabilidade: o 11 de Setembro como novo Titanic”

Diana Gonçalves 2012. A Pós-Vida do Desastre: a propósito dos 100 anos do Titanic
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“Popping (it) Up: Popular Culture in Supernatural”

Diana Gonçalves 2012. III Graduate Conference in Culture Studies “Report from the Popline: on the life and afterlife of popular”
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“Hurricane Katrina: Contesting Singularity in Treme”

Diana Gonçalves 2011. Hazardous Future
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“Performing the Fall: 9/11 and the challenge to New York’s verticality”

Diana Gonçalves 2011. I Lisbon Summer School for the Study of Culture “Performaticity: Urban Performances and the Performative City”
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“Through the Camera’s Eye: September 11 as Performance”

Diana Gonçalves 2011. XXXII APEAA Meeting “Current Debates in English and American Studies”
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Anne Strasser, “Simone de Beauvoir, Escritora”

Diana Gonçalves 2010. Vega
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Emmanuel Leclercq, “Simone de Beauvoir e o cinema. As reciprocidades inacabadas?”

Diana Gonçalves 2010. Vega
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Simone de Beauvoir e o cinema. As reciprocidades inacabadas?

Diana Gonçalves (with Gonçalves, Diana Isabel Adriano). 2010.
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“(Re)Turn to Dystopia: community feeling in M. Night Shyamalan’s The Village”

Diana Gonçalves 2010. Turning Points. Crucial Changes in Literary Theory, History and Genres
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“From Panic to Mourning: 9/11 and the need for Spectacle”

Diana Gonçalves 2010. I Graduate Conference in Culture Studies “Panic and Mourning”
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“Imaging Literature: Foer’s Extremely Loud and Incredibly Close and the Remediation of 9/11”

Diana Gonçalves 2010. CECC International Conference “The Arts of Mediation"
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“September 11 and the Disruption of Singularity”

Diana Gonçalves 2009. European Summer School in Cultural Studies “The Cultural Life of Catastrophes and Crises”
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Barbie Zelizer, "Morte em tempo de guerra. Fotografias e a 'Outra Guerra' no Afeganistão"

Diana Gonçalves 2008. Quimera
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Morte em Tempo de Guerra: Fotografias e a "Outra Guerra" no Afeganistão

Diana Gonçalves (with Gonçalves, Diana Isabel Adriano). 2008.
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Discursos comunitários no século XXI : um estudo de caso de In America 2000 de Susan Sontag e The Village 2004 de M Night Shyamalan

Diana Gonçalves (with Gonçalves, Diana Isabel Adriano). 2007.
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O modelo americano de jornalismo: exceção ou exemplo?

Diana Gonçalves (with Gonçalves, Diana Isabel Adriano). 2007.
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Zygmunt Bauman, Community: Seeking safety in an insecure world

Diana Gonçalves 2007. Quimera