School of Modern Languages

Staff Profiles

Dr Conceicao Pereira

Lecturer in Portuguese, Co-ordinator of the Portuguese Language Centre - Camões ICL


Dr Conceição Pereira earned her MA (2000) and PhD (2007) in Literary Theory from the University of Lisbon. She has two one year post-graduation courses – in Education (2008, Open University Portugal) and in Portuguese Studies (2012, University of Lisbon).


Dr Conceicao Pereira is a senior researcher at CLEPUL, Centro de Literaturas e Culturas Lusófonas e Europeias (University of Lisbon). Her research and published articles are mostly on nonsense, children’s literature, comics and translation, thus giving continuation to her PhD dissertation: Improbable Contexts: Nonsense, Malapropism and Other Kinds of Banality.


Dr Conceicao Pereira has taught Portuguese at the University of Lisbon and in Goa, India. She is currently teaching Portuguese at the School of Modern Languages (Newcastle University).

Modules 2017-18

POR1065 - Level A (HE Entry Level) Portuguese I

POR1065 - Level A (HE Entry Level) Portuguese II

POR4010 - Level C (HE Advanced) Portuguese

POR4001 - Culturas Lusófonas em Perspetiva: Portugal e Brasil

SPA1019 - Introduction to History, Culture and Society of the Iberian Peninsula