|Name:||Maria José Goulão Machado|
|FCT Association Key:||J091701JX0M|
|Cargo||Data de Início|
|Secretário do Conselho Científico||2020-11-20|
|Member of the Scientific Board||2015-11-25|
Maria José Goulão Machado (Maria José Goulão) was born in Coimbra, Portugal. She is an Art Historian, and an Associate Professor at FBAUP.
She holds a B.A. (Hons) in Art History (Magna cum Lauda, Univ. of Coimbra, 1984) and a Ph.D. in Art History (Magna cum Lauda, Univ. of Coimbra, 2005), and has been teaching Art History at the Faculty of Fine Arts of the University of Porto since 1985. She has taught at different levels, from undergraduate to postgraduate (Masters and Ph.D.) courses. She is presently responsible for 6 UCs at her Faculty, ranging from Medieval, Renaissance and Baroque Art to Studies in Modern and Contemporary Art, and a Seminar in Art Studies and Visual Culture.
Areas of interest for supervision: colonial art (especially in South America), artistic and cultural transfers in the South Atlantic space, circulation of images, post-colonial studies, representations of otherness, heritage studies, studies of icononography and iconology, medieval and modern art history (14th to 18th centuries), funerary sculpture, themes of Death and the Beyond.
She has also lectured and been responsible for full courses at the Faculty of Arts of the University of Coimbra, at the Faculty of Sciences of the University of Porto, and at Doctorate Programs from the Universidad Pablo de Olavide (Seville, Spain) on South American Colonial Art, and “Heritages of Portuguese Influence” (III-UC, University of Coimbra). She also lectured at the Fine Arts Academy of Karlsruhe, Germany (Staatliche Akademie der Bildenden Künste Karlsruhe, Erasmus exchange program), at the École Supérieure d’Art d’Aix-en-Provence, France (ESAAix) (Erasmus+, Staff Mobility for Teaching), at the Accademia di Belle Arti di Verona, Italy (Erasmus+, Staff Mobility for Teaching), at the University of Iceland, Faculty of Icelandic and Comparative Cultural Studies, Reykjavík, Iceland (Erasmus+, Staff Mobility for Teaching), and at the Academy of Fine Arts and Design of the University of Ljublijana, Slovenia (Erasmus+, Staff Mobility for Teaching).
She is a researcher at CEAACP-GEMA (Center for Studies in Archeology, Arts and Heritage Sciences - Group of Multidisciplinary Studies in Art), and a member of the Portuguese Association of Art Historians, of ICOMOS, and of ICOM.
She is the author of many published articles, diverse chapters and one book, on themes from Medieval, Renaissance and South American Art. She has carried out extensive research on the circulation of artistic forms in the South Atlantic region during the colonial period (her PhD dissertation is entitled: "La puerta falsa de América" : Portuguese artistic influence in the Rio de la Plata region during the colonial period).
She participated in more than 60 scientific meetings in Portugal, Spain, France, Ecuador, Brazil, Chile, the Netherlands, Germany and Italy, and has hold lectures, conferences, free courses and summer courses in diverse institutions in Portugal, Brazil and Canada. As a fellow from many grants (from the Calouste Gulbenkian Foundation, the Portuguese government, the Luso-American Foundation and the Paul Getty Foundation - Getty Grant Program, among others), she travelled extensively through the USA, Argentina, Uruguay, Brazil, Paraguay, Bolivia, Peru, Chile and Ecuador for her research. She has been a Visiting Scholar at Emory University (Atlanta, Georgia, USA), and at the University of Texas at Austin (USA).
She organized the Fourth International Meeting of Young European Art Historians "Les Ateliers des Interprètes", that took place at the University of Coimbra, in September 1991, and a Master Class with Martha Rosler at the Faculty of Fine Arts of the University of Porto in 2014.
She is frequently appointed as referee and member of scientific committees. She was officially responsible for the scientific revision of the new textbooks used to teach History of Culture and Arts in Portuguese high schools (2 vols., Porto Editora, 2013 and 2014).
She is very proficient in French (Diplôme Supérieur d’Études Françaises Modernes, Alliance Française), English (Certificate of Proficiency in English, Univ. of Cambridge), and Spanish. Portuguese is her mother tongue. She also studied Italian (Univ. of Coimbra), German (Goethe Institut) and Dutch (Univ. of Coimbra). She lived or spent long periods of time in Zurich, Switzerland, Buenos Aires, Argentina, and the USA.