Graça P. Corrêa \ email@example.com
Researcher in Science and Art at the Faculty of Science of the University of Lisbon, where she currently conducts interdisciplinary research on Empathy, Emotion Theory, Ecophilosophy and Ethics; and investigates how aesthetic currents interrelate with philosophical concepts and scientific developments.
Ph.D. in Theatre& Film Studies from the Graduate Center of the City University of New York, Master of Arts degree in Directing at Emerson College Boston, degrees in Architecture at UL and in Dramaturgy at ESTC, through grants by Fulbright Commission, Calouste Gulbenkian Foundation and FCT-Foundation for Science and Technology Portugal. Earned academic merit awards from the Louisa Woods Memorial Fund and Vera Mowry Roberts Theater Fund, both in the USA.
Alongside her academic career, she is a professional theatre director and stage designer with productions presented in Portugal and the US. She has collaborated as playwright, dramaturg and translator in professional theatre companies. Having taught performance theory and practice in higher education, she teaches seminars of the Master Program in Directing and Performing Arts at ESTC-School of Theatre and Cinema.
Academic publications include books and articles on Emotion/Affect Theory, Ethics and Empathy, Gothic Romanticism, Symbolism, Ecocriticism and Political Theatre.
Áreas de Interesse:
Interdisciplinaridade entre Arte, Ciência e Filosofia, Teorias do Afecto/Emoção, Empatia, Sinestesia e Filosofias da Alteridade na sua relação com a Dramaturgia, Encenação e Performance Dramática/Pós-Dramática e Estudos Fílmicos, Desenvolvimento do Pensamento Emocional e da Empatia através da Criação e Experimentação Teatral, Teatro e Migração, Literacia Transdisciplinar em Estudos Artísticos: Teoria, História e Estética; Estudos Fílmicos; Arquitetura e Espaço; Teatro e Dramaturgia,