- Position: Teaching Fellow in Portuguese
- Areas of expertise: 20th and 21st century Portuguese literature; Portuguese rap; Brazilian rap; Brazilian cinema; Brazilian literature; regional identity; feminist studies; positionality; anti-racism.
- Email: P.Haysom@leeds.ac.uk
- Location: 5.02. Michael Sadler Building
- Website: ORCID
Before arriving at Leeds, I completed a BA in Modern and Medieval Languages at the University of Cambridge, an MA in Literary, Cultural and Inter-art Studies at the University of Porto, and a PhD programme in Portuguese & Lusophone Studies at the University of Nottingham (which I am currently finalising).
Outside of academia, I worked for three years as an International Business Consultant, at the Portuguese company Market Access: Experts in International Business.
My PhD thesis is intitled Regionalism(s) and Resistance(?): Region and Ideology in the Twentieth-Century Portuguese Novel. My other research interests include 21st century Portuguese poetry, anti-racist discourse in contemporary Portuguese music, dictatorship-era Portuguese cinema, and Brazilian rap music from 1990–present.<h4>Research projects</h4> <p>Any research projects I'm currently working on will be listed below. Our list of all <a href="https://ahc.leeds.ac.uk/dir/research-projects">research projects</a> allows you to view and search the full list of projects in the faculty.</p>
- Association of British & Irish Lusitanists
- International Lusitanists Association
- Intersexualidades/Intersexualities international research network
- European Popular Musics
At Leeds I have taught on the following topics:
- Portuguese language (at various levels)
- Brazilian literature
- Portuguese, Brazilian and Angolan cinema
- The history of Portugal, Brazil and Lusophone Africa