Iolanda Ramos is Assistant Professor at Universidade Nova de Lisboa, Portugal, where she teaches English Studies, Cultural Studies and Translation Studies since 1985. She has published extensively within the field of Victorian Studies, mainly on political and social issues under the framework of Cultural Studies and Utopian Studies. Her doctoral thesis on Ruskin’s social and political thought was published by the Gulbenkian Foundation in 2002. She is the author of Matrizes Culturais: Notas para Um Estudo da Era Vitoriana (2014) and co-editor of Performing Identities and Utopias of Belonging (2013). Her research interests cover 19th, 20th and 21st century culture and include neo-Victorianism, visual studies, gender studies and interculturality. She is a member of the Editorial Board of the online and double-blind refereed journals The Eighth Lamp: Ruskin Studies Today and Spaces of Utopia: An Electronic Journal. She has been carrying out research as part of the project “Mapping Dreams: British and North-American Utopianism” within the Centre for English, Translation and Anglo-Portuguese Studies (CETAPS) since 2004.
1 Ramos, Iolanda (2014), Matrizes Culturais: Notas para Um Estudo da Era Vitoriana, Lisboa, Edições Colibri.
2 Botelho, Teresa / Iolanda Ramos, eds. (2013), Performing Identities and Utopias of Belonging, Newcastle upon Tyne, Cambridge Scholars Publishing.
3 Ramos, Iolanda (2012), “A Global Family of Man: The Imperial Utopia of ‘White Negroes’”, in Sara Graça da Silva / Fátima Vieira / Jorge Bastos da Silva (eds.), (Dis)entangling Darwin: Cross-Disciplinary Reflections on the Man and His Legacy, Newcastle upon Tyne, Cambridge Scholars Publishing, pp. 118-133.
4 Ramos, Iolanda (2011), “A Visão Pré-Rafaelita: Uma Utopia Transcultural”, in Cristina Pratas Cruzeiro / Rui Oliveira Lopes (eds.), Arte e Sociedade: Actas das Conferências As Artes Visuais e as Outras Artes, Lisboa, Faculdade de Belas-Artes da Universidade de Lisboa/CIEBA, pp. 276-287.
5 Ramos, Iolanda (2010 ), “Museums for the People: A Signifying Practice of Order within a Community”, in Carmen Casaliggi / Paul March-Russell (eds.), Ruskin in Perspective: Contemporary Essays, Newcastle upon Tyne, Cambridge Scholars Publishing, pp. 115-131.
6 Ramos, Iolanda (2010), “Génese de Uma Ciência: O Legado Doutrinário Britânico e a Economia Política no Portugal Oitocentista”, Revista de Estudos Anglo-Portugueses, nr. 19, pp. 251-263.
7 Ramos, Iolanda (2006), “Utopia Re-Interpreted: An Interview with Vita Fortunati”, Spaces of Utopia: An Electronic Journal, nr. 2, pp. 1-14.
8 Ramos, Iolanda (2006), “Clues to Utopia in W. H. Mallock’s The New Republic”, Spaces of Utopia: An Electronic Journal, nr. 2, pp. 28-41.
9 Ramos, Iolanda (2003), “‘Tell me what you like, and I’ll tell you what you are’ – An Overview of the Victorian Political Economy of Art”, in Annie Escuret / Fátima Vieira (eds.), Cahiers Victoriens et Édouardiens: Miscellany / The Great Exhibition Conference, nr. 57, pp. 211-222.
10 Ramos, Iolanda (2002), O Poder do Pó: O Pensamento Social e Político de John Ruskin (1819-1900), Lisboa, Fundação Calouste Gulbenkian / Fundação para a Ciência e Tecnologia.