Daniela Côrtes Maduro

After writing a master thesis titled A creature made of bits: Illusion and Materiality in the Hyperfiction Patchwork Girl by Shelley Jackson, Daniela Côrtes Maduro was awarded an individual doctoral grant by the Portuguese Foundation for Science and Technology (FCT) to complete her PhD in Materialities of Literature (project Immersion and Interactivity in Digital Fiction). Her research interests lie in the study of science fiction; storytelling and oral tradition; experimental and electronic literature; narratology; literary analysis; archive, preservation and curation of literature. She is an associate researcher of the Consortium on Electronic Literature and works at the Universität Bremen (Germany), where her project, “Shapeshifting Texts: keeping track of electronic literature,” is being developed with the support of the University of Bremen and the Marie Skłodowska-Curie Actions Research Fellowship Programme.