Ana Sirgado is a research fellow at IELT and team member of the project RELIT-Rom “Literary revisions: the creative application of ancient ballads (15th-18th centuries)”. She completed her PhD in Traditional and Oral Literature at NOVA University of Lisbon in 2017. She was also a Guest Assistant Professor at NOVA FCSH where she teached Portuguese Renaissance Literature for undergraduate programmes (2021-2022, 2022-2023, 2023-24). 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. She is the co-author of Romances Tradicionais do Distrito de Bragança (IELT, 2019), along with J. J. Dias Marques, and author, amongst other publications, of “As jovens aventuras de Rodrigo Díaz de Vivar: reavaliação de um testemunho do romanceiro novo” (RCIM, 2022) and of “Romances e provérbios na literatura portuguesa quinhentista: o caso de «erros por amores»” (BLO, 2022). [Scientific outputs]