Research line: The Performativities and Aesthetics of Religion (PAR)

Full Member of CITER and Lecturer at the Faculty of Theology (UCP). She holds a Ph.D. from Program in Literary Theory of the University of Lisbon (with a thesis on Lyrical Figures of Temporality in the Poetry of E.Dickinson)  and a MA in Philosophy of Language from La Sapienza University, Rome (with a thesis on symbolism issues in Kant’s work).

She carried out a study and research activity on Kant’s aesthetics in the Philosophical Institute of Frankfurt am Main, under the supervision of Professor Karl-Otto Apel and collaborated with the "Istituto per gli Studi Filosofici", Naples, and with the Foundation "Comunità di Ricerca", Gallarate. She worked for many years as an independent publicist and translator, based first in Italy and since 1997 in Portugal. She is the author of essays on ethics, religion and literature, published in Germany (Campus Verlag) and in several Italian, French and Portuguese magazines (Nova Renascença, Il Cannocchiale, Fenomenologia e Società, Reset, Conférence).

She was a visiting professor at the Program in Literary Theory (UL) in the academic year 2017-2018 and in February 2018 she published Radix Matrix (UCE, Lisbon), an essay on ecclesiality and citizenship, St. Paul and the communitarian dimension of democracy. Her main research topics are temporality, the relationship between theology, Bible and literature, social ethics.