Beatriz Kopschitz Bastos

Photo of Beatriz Kopschitz Bastos. She’s smiling at the camera. She has long straight blonde hair.

Vice coordinator

Beatriz Kopschitz Bastos is a Permanent Member of the Postgraduate Programme in English at the Universidade Federal de Santa Catarina (UFSC). She holds an MA in English from Northwestern University and a Ph.D. in Linguistic and Literary Studies in English from the Universidade de São Paulo (USP). She carried out two post-doctoral research projects at UFSC – with research at Trinity College Dublin and the Irish Film Institute. She was a Moore Institute Visiting Fellow at the National University of Ireland Galway and a Visiting Fellow at the Humanities Institute at University College Dublin. She is the Vice Coordinator of Núcleo de Estudos Irlandeses (NEI), aside from serving as an executive member of IASIL (The International Association for the Study of Irish Literatures).


Some of her most recent publications includes:

• (2022) Maeve, by Pat Murphy, e-book, bilingual book and subtitled DVD, co-edited with Lance Pettitt, EDUFSC.

• (2022) “Aspectos culturais na tradução para o português de Rings, de Rosaleen McDonagh,” co-authored with Cristiane Nascimento and Alinne Fernandes. Revista Linguagem & Ensino, vol. 25, no. 1, pp. 128-47.

• (2021) In Media Res: Narrative Development Strategies in the Film Adaptation of Mary Lavin’s ‘The Cuckoo Spit,’” co-authored with Eloísa Dall’Bello. Scripta Uniandrade, vol. 19, no. 2, pp. 1-14.

• (2021) “Describing Pain in Mary Raftery’s No Escape,” co-authored with Natália Pastore and Alinne Fernandes. Ilha do Desterro, vol. 74, no. 1 – The World within and out There: Critical Approaches to Literature, Cultural Studies, and Audiovisual Narratives, pp. 451-66.

• (2020) Contemporary Irish Documentary Theatre, co-edited with Shaun Richards, Bloomsbury.

• (2020) Ilha do Desterro vol. 73, no. 2 – The Irish Theatrical Diaspora, co-edited with Patrick Lonergan.