Full Professor of Culture Studies and the current Rector of UCP – Catholic University of Portugal. She holds a B.A. in Modern Languages and Literatures from the University of Lisbon (1987), and an M.A. in German Studies from the same university (1992), as well as a PhD in German Language and Culture from UCP (2001). She was Guest Professor in Germany (Saarbruecken, Munich), United Kingdom, Ireland (National University of Ireland), Italy (Univ. Ca Foscari, Venice), in Brasil (PUC-Rio) and in the USA (U. Pennsilvania and U. Stanford). She is furthermore an Honorary Fellow at the School of Advanced Studies of the University of London. From 2005 to 2012 she was the Dean of the Faculty of Human Sciences at the UCP. She has held numerous visiting professorships at universities in the U.S., Germany, Brazil, Italy, Ireland and Wales. She was a founder of The Lisbon Consortium network and leads the International Doctoral Degree Program in Culture Studies. She is also a senior researcher and founder of the Research Centre for Communication and Culture.
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From Siegfried Kracauer to Busby Berkeley

Isabel Capeloa Gil 2018. Sexualität und Widerstand: Internationale Filmkulturen
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How identity guides international partnerships and positioning. Universidade Católica Portuguesa

Isabel Capeloa Gil 2018. Identity and internationalization in Catholic Universities
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Lex fugit: on acts of legibIlity

Isabel Capeloa Gil 2018. Legibility in the age of signs and machines
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The Balletts Russes: Modern Times After Diaghilev

Isabel Capeloa Gil 2018. Documenta
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Celluloid consensus: A comparative approach to film in Portugal during world war II

Isabel Capeloa Gil (with Gil, I.C.). 2017. The Routledge Companion to Iberian Studies
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Intense and Conflictual. Cultural Work in the 21st century

Isabel Capeloa Gil 2017. Tensão e Conflito
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The Sovereign’s Broken Voice: On the Cinematic Politics of Representation

Isabel Capeloa Gil (with Isabel Capeloa Gil). 2017. Narrative(s) in Conflict
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"(In)Visible Theory. Paul Auster as Cultural Critic"

Isabel Capeloa Gil 2016. Raconter la théorie
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"Moda, Família e Cultura Visual"

Isabel Capeloa Gil 2016. Família: Essência e Multidisciplinaridade
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Fragile matters: Literature and the scene of torture

Isabel Capeloa Gil (with Gil, I.C.). 2016. New German Critique
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Humanidade(s), Considerações Radicalmente Contemporâneas

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The Sovereign’s Broken Voice. On the Cinematic Politics of Representation

Isabel Capeloa Gil (with Isabel Capeloa Gil). 2016. Mediations of Disruption in Post-Conflict Cinema
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"Shooting Stars"

Isabel Capeloa Gil 2015. Conflito e Trauma,
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(E)Spectating disaster: A cultural condition

Isabel Capeloa Gil (with Gil, I.C.). 2015. Hazardous Future: Disaster, Representation and the Assessment of Risk
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Der literarische Europa-Diskurs: Festschrift für Paul Michael Lützeler zum 70. Geburtstag Hrsg. by Peter Hanenberg und Isabel Capeloa Gil

Isabel Capeloa Gil & Peter Hanenberg (with Ana Foteva). 2015. Journal of Austrian Studies
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Die Heimkehr.Visuelle Kultur und Praktiken des Erinnerns im post-revolutionären Portugal

Isabel Capeloa Gil 2015. Die Nelkenrevolution und ihre Folgen. Der portugiesische 25. April 1974 in Literatur und Medien
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Die schwierige Schwere von WG Sebalds Europa

Isabel Capeloa Gil 2015. Der literarische Europa-Diskurs
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Hazardous future: Disaster, representation and the assessment of risk

Isabel Capeloa Gil (with Gil, I.C.). 2015. Hazardous Future: Disaster, Representation and the Assessment of Risk
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Introduction

Isabel Capeloa Gil (with Gil, I.C.). 2015. The Cultural Life of Money
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Introduction-hazardous future: Images and perceptions of disaster and the assessment of risk

Isabel Capeloa Gil (with Gil, I.C.). 2015. Hazardous Future: Disaster, Representation and the Assessment of Risk
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The cultural life of money

Isabel Capeloa Gil (with Gil, I.G.). 2015. The Cultural Life of Money
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O Silêncio de Alcmena

Isabel Capeloa Gil 2014. Mulheres: Feminino Plural
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Shaking Ground. On the hermeneutics of trembling

Isabel Capeloa Gil 2014. Unsicherheit/Uncertainty/HEOΠPEĦEΠEHHOCTb KAK BbI3OB,
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Visual Recall in the Present: Critical Nostalgia and the Memory of Empire in Portuguese Culture

Isabel Capeloa Gil (with Isabel Capeloa Gil). 2014. From Literature to Cultural Literacy
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Von der Semiologie zur 'visuellen Literalität'?

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'Odeia o teu próximo!’ Considerações sobre o inimigo interno em No Vale de Elah de Paul Haggis

Isabel Capeloa Gil 2013. A Representação da Violência e a Violência da Representação
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A Visualidade Traumática da memória na cultura portuguesa contemporânea

Isabel Capeloa Gil 2013. Entdeckungen und Utopien
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Excitable Speech - – Performanz und Überschreitung in Arthur Schnitzlers Reigen

Isabel Capeloa Gil 2013. Aquele século teve muitas heroínas. Festschrift für Fátima Viegas Brauer-Figueiredo
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Framing war : domesticity and the visuality of conflict

Isabel Capeloa Gil (with Isabel Capeloa Gil). 2013. Narr Verlag
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“Framing War. Domesticity and the Visuality of Conflict”,

Isabel Capeloa Gil 2013. SPELL
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Amores Aziagos. Sobre Literatura e Ciência

Isabel Capeloa Gil 2012. Ciência e Cultura: Ficionalizações da Ciência na Grã-Bretanha
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Eine Kultur der Geselligkeit

Isabel Capeloa Gil 2012. Die Lust an der Kultur. Transdisziplinaere Interventionen
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Monks, managers, and celebrities: Refiguring the European University

Isabel Capeloa Gil (with Gil, I.C.). 2012. Making the University Matter
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Olhando as memórias dos outros

Isabel Capeloa Gil 2012. Imagem e Memória
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Plots of War: Modern Narratives of Conflict

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Szenen der Stille. Ueber die Performativitaet des Ungeschehenen

Isabel Capeloa Gil 2012. Aufbrueche. Performanz und Performativitaet
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The Visual Literacy of Disaster in Ernst Jünger's Photo Books

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This Is

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)“Fuss-Karrieren: Der Schuh von Baudelaire bis Warhol” ,

Isabel Capeloa Gil 2011. Paragrana. Zeitschrift für historische Anthropologie
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A Cultura Portuguesa no Divã

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A question of scale? Lázló Almásy's desert mapping and its postcolonial rewriting

Isabel Capeloa Gil (with Isabel Capeloa Gil). 2011. Journal of Romance Studies
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A Question of Scale? Lázló László Almásy's Desert Mapping and Its Postcolonial Rewriting

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Fluid Cartographies-New Modernities Special Issue

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Fuss-Karrieren: Der Schuh von Baudelaire bis Warhol

Isabel Capeloa Gil 2011. Paragrana. Zeitschrift für historische Anthropologie
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Introduction: modernity's fluid cartographies

Isabel Capeloa Gil (with Isabel Capeloa Gil). 2011. Journal of Romance Studies
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Literacia Visual. Estudos sobre a Inquietude das Imagens

Isabel Capeloa Gil 2011. Edições 70
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Recensão a: Gil, Isabel Capeloa; Pimentel, Manuel Cândido - Simone de Beauvoir: olhares sobre a mulher e o feminino

Isabel Capeloa Gil (with Magda Guadalupe dos Santos). 2011. Humanitas
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Savages and neurotics: Freud and the Colonial School

Isabel Capeloa Gil (with Isabel Capeloa Gil). 2011. Journal of Romance Studies
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Stars vor dem Erschiessungskommando. Remediationen der Weiblichkeit im Ersten Weltkrieg

Isabel Capeloa Gil 2011. Kulturanalyse im zentraleuropäischen Kontext
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Fleeting, Floating, Flowing, Water Writing and Modernity

Isabel Capeloa Gil 2010. Koenigshausen & Neumann
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Pós-Género

Isabel Capeloa Gil 2010. Revista de Comunicação e Cultura
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Rahmenwechsel Kulturwissenschaften

Peter Hanenberg & Isabel Capeloa Gil 2010. Koenigshausen & Neumann
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Simone de Beauvoir. Olhares Sobre a Mulher e o Feminino

Isabel Capeloa Gil 2010. Nova Vega
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The Visuality of Catastrophe in Ernst Jünger's Der gefährliche Augenblick and Die veränderte Welt

Isabel Capeloa Gil (with Isabel Capeloa Gil). 2010. KulturPoetik
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O que significa Estudos de Cultura? Um diagnóstico cosmopolita sobre o caso da Cultura Alemã”,

Isabel Capeloa Gil 2009. Revista de Comunicação e Cultura
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When the Woman Returns: Re-Visions of Homecoming in Postwar American Film

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Identidade Europeia/Identidades na Europa

Isabel Capeloa Gil 2008. UCEditora
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Liberdade e Compromisso. Estudos de Homenagem a Mário de Campos Pinto Vol I.

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Hydrography and the Anxiety of the Sea: The Nautical Chart as a Cultural Model

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Mitografias. Figurações de Antígona, Cassandra e Medeia no Drama de Expressão Alemã do Século XX,

Isabel Capeloa Gil 2007. Imprensa Nacional, Casa da Moeda
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Paisagens em ruínas: a modernidade distópica no cinema americano do pós-guerra

Isabel Capeloa Gil (with Isabel Capeloa Gil). 2007. Utopias & Distopias
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Poéticas da Navegação

Isabel Capeloa Gil 2007. UCEditora
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'Jede Frau ist eine Tänzerin …': The Gender of Dance in Weimar Culture

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Espectros literários: Perdição de Hélia Correia

Isabel Capeloa Gil (with Isabel Capeloa Gil). 2006. Furor: ensaios sobre a obra dramática de Hélia Correia
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'Arms and the Woman I Sing …': The Woman Warrior Reloading the Can

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O Colorido da Diferença

Isabel Capeloa Gil 2005. Uceditora
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Landscapes of Memory

Isabel Capeloa Gil 2004. UCeditora
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Contradições Electivas

Isabel Capeloa Gil 2001. Colibri
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Antigone and Cassandra: Gender and Nationalism in German Literature

Isabel Capeloa Gil (with Gil, I.C.). 2000. Orbis Litterarum
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Poiesis, Tanz und Repräsen-Tanz: Zu Hugo von Hofmannsthals Ariadne auf Naxos

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3.2 Von der Semiologie zur ‚visuellen Literalität‘?

Isabel Capeloa Gil (with Isabel Capeloa Gil). Handbuch Literatur & Visuelle Kultur
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Literacia Visual

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Smuggling Lust. On the Cultural Re-turn of Luxury

Isabel Capeloa Gil (with Isabel Capeloa Gil). Socioaesthetics
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The Visual Literacy of Disaster in Ernst Jünger’s Photo Books

Isabel Capeloa Gil (with ISABEL CAPELOA GIL). The Cultural Life of Catastrophes and Crises
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This Is (Not) It: Rate, Rattle and Roll in the Struggle for Financial Narratives

Isabel Capeloa Gil (with ISABEL CAPELOA GIL). Turning Points
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„La destruction fut ma Béatrice ...“ W. G. Sebalds Poetik der Zerstörung als konstruktives Gedächtnis

Isabel Capeloa Gil (with Isabel Capeloa Gil). Kulturelles Gedächtnis und interkulturelle Rezeption im europäischen Kontext