Ana Sirgado completed her PhD in Traditional and Oral Literature at NOVA University of Lisbon in 2017. She is currently a postdoctoral fellow and team member in the project RELIT-Rom “Literary revisions: the creative application of ancient ballads (15th-18th centuries)” and she is also a Guest Assistant Professor at NOVA University of Lisbon where she teaches Portuguese Renaissance Literature for undergraduate programmes (2021-2022, 2022-2023). Her research interests include Portuguese Literature of the 16th century and traditional literature, focusing mostly on the pan-Hispanic ballad and on its relationship with canonical works of literature. Amongst other publications, she is the co-author of Romances Tradicionais do Distrito de Bragança (IELT, 2019), along with J. J. Dias Marques. [Scientific outputs]