Anna M. Klobucka holds an M.A. in Iberian Studies from the University of Warsaw (Poland) and a Ph.D. in Romance Languages and Literatures from Harvard University (1993). She taught at the Ohio State University and the University of Georgia before coming to the University of Massachusetts Dartmouth in 2001. At UMass Dartmouth, she teaches primarily Portuguese and Lusophone African literatures and is affiliated faculty in the Women's Studies program. She served as Chair of the Department of Portuguese from 2003 to 2007. She is the author of The Portuguese Nun: Formation of a National Myth (Bucknell, 2000; Portuguese translation issued by Imprensa Nacional-Casa da Moeda in 2006) and O Formato Mulher: A Emergência da Autoria Feminina na Poesia Portuguesa (Coimbra: Angelus Novus, 2009). She has co-edited the volumes After the Revolution: Twenty Years of Portuguese Literature 1974-1994 (Bucknell University Press, 1997) and Embodying Pessoa: Corporeality, Gender, Sexuality (University of Toronto Press, 2007; Portuguese translation published in 2010 by Assírio & Alvim). Her articles have appeared in Colóquio/Letras, Luso-Brazilian Review, Portuguese Literary and Cultural Studies, Slavic and Eastern European Journal, and SubStance, among other journals. She is also the lead author of the first edition of Ponto de Encontro: Portuguese as a World Language (Prentice Hall, 2007). She served as Vice-President (2003-04) and President (2005-06) of the American Portuguese Studies Association. In 2007, she was recognized as UMass Dartmouth's Scholar of the Year.
Some recent and forthcoming publications
"Queer Lusitania: António Nobre's Minor Nationalism." Forthcoming in Luso-Brazilian Review 48:2 (2011).
"The Solitary Reaper Between Men (and Some Women)." Forthcoming in Fernando Pessoa World Wide: Influences, Dialogues, Responses. Ed. Mariana Gray de Castro. Suffolk: Tamesis, 2012.
"Elas, eles e elos." Colóquio/Letras 177 (Maio 2011), 185-95.
"António Botto's Impossible Queerness of Being." Portuguese Modernisms: Multiple Perspectives on Literature and the Visual Arts. Eds. Steffen Dix and Jerónimo Pizarro. Oxford: Legenda, 2010. 110-121.