Isabel Capeloa Gil
Isabel Capeloa Gil is Associate Professor of Cultural Theory at the Catholic University of Portugal and Honorary Fellow at the Institute of Germanic and Romance Studies (University of London). Her main research topics are German modern culture, intermedia studies, and visuality and violence.
Her most recent work discusses strategies of visual fetishism. She is the author of several books including Mythographies: Figurations of Antigone, Cassandra and Medea in German 20th Century Drama (2007) and Visual Literacy: On the Disquiet of Images (2011). She has co-edited 12 collections of essays. Together with Catherine Nesci (UCSB) she is the general editor of the series Culture and Conflict published by de Gruyter Publishers.
She is also the editor of the international peer-reviewed journal Comunicação e Cultura (Communication and Culture). On the institutional level, Isabel Capeloa Gil is Director of the International Ph.D. Program in Culture Studies at UCP and its collaborative research network, the Lisbon Consortium. She is currently Vice-Rector for Research at UCP.