Ana Paiva Morais teaches French and Portuguese medieval literature and contemporary French Literature at Faculdade de Ciências Sociais e Humanas, Universidade NOVA de Lisboa. Her research work focuses mainly on short narrative genres, with a special interest in the reception of medieval works in modern and contemporary literature and in the connections of medieval texts and the folktale. She has published several articles and studies on the fabliaux, the exempla and the fables in medieval and traditional literature. She was research leader of the FCT funded project A Catalogue and Critical History of the Fable in Portuguese Literature hosted by the Faculdade de Ciências Sociais e Humanas of NOVA. [Scientific outputs]