Márcia Liliana Seabra Neves has an undergraduate degree in Teaching Portuguese and French from the University of Aveiro. She finished her PhD in Culture, in December 2010, at the same University with a thesis entitled Da francofilia no imaginário presencista: da NRF à presença. Between 2012 and 2018, she was a postdoctoral fellow and a member of the Institute for the Study of Literary and Tradition, at Universidade NOVA de Lisboa. Here she developed a research project under the theme Zooficções: figuras da animalidade nas narrativas portuguesa e brasileira contemporâneas (SFRH/BPD/80743/2011). Since February 2019, she has been a hired researcher at IELT / School of Social Sciences and Humanities, Universidade NOVA de Lisboa, where she also teaches Francophone Literature, 19th Century French Culture and Literature, in the Department of Languages, Cultures and Modern Literatures. Her current research focuses on the theme Zoofições e geopoéticas: cartografias da animalidade. She is also a collaborating member of the Centre for Languages, Literatures and Cultures of the University of Aveiro. She has published several articles in the scope of cultural studies, comparative literature and the figuration of animality in the Portuguese narrative of the 20th and 21st centuries. [Scientific outputs]