Darlene Abreu-Ferreira


Darlene Abreu-Ferreira Title: Professor
Office: 3A28
Building: Ashdown
Phone: 204.786.9072


HIST-2213(3) Women in Pre-Modern Europe, Part I
HIST-2329(3) Women in Pre-Modern Europe, Part II
HIST-2226(3) History of Sexuality in Pre-Modern Europe, Part I
HIST-2327(3) History of Sexuality in Pre-Modern Europe, Part II
HIST-3121(3) Women in the Modern World
HIST-3220(3) Women in Medieval Europe
HIST-3221(3) Women in the Renaissance
HIST-3222(3) Women in Early Modern Europe
HIST-3223(3) Children and Childhood in Pre-Modern Europe
HIST-3224(3) Crime and Conflict in Pre-Modern Europe
HIST-3225(3) Slaves, Serfs, and Servants in Pre-Modern Europe
HIST-4121(6) Sex, Race, and Gender in the Early Modern Period
HIST-4213(6) Topics in Early Modern Women’s History


Selected Publications

Women, Crime and Forgiveness

Women, Crime, and Forgiveness in Early Modern Portugal (Farnham, U.K. Ashgate Publishing, 2015) 

“Neighbours and traders in a seventeenth-century port town,” SIGNS 37, No.3 (Spring 2012): 581-7

 “A Status of Her Own: Women and Family Identities in Seventeenth-Century Aveiro,” Journal of Family History, Volume 34, No. 1 (January 2009): 3-24

“Women’s Property, Women’s Lives: A Look at Early Modern Portugal,” Portuguese Studies Review, Volume 13, No. 1 (2007): 211-228

Louis Sicking and Darlene Abreu-Ferreira, eds, Beyond the Catch: Fisheries of the North Atlantic, the North Sea, and the Baltic, 900-1850 (Leiden/Boston: Brill Publishers, 2008)

“The English Mercantile Community in Seventeenth-Century Porto,” Newfoundland Studies, Volume 19, No. 1 (Spring 2005): 132-152

“Reluctant Hosts and Tenacious Guests: Lisbon’s Response to the English Mercantile Community in the Seventeenth Century,” Portuguese Studies Review, Volume 12, No. 1 (Winter 2005): 19-31

“The French in Porto in the Seventeenth Century,” International Journal of Maritime History, Volume XVI, No.2 (December 2004): 95-110

“Gender, Free Trade, and the Expansion of a Maritime Economy in Early Modern Portugal,” Studia Atlantica 5 (2003): 156-167

“Work and Identity in Early Modern Portugal: What did gender have to do with it?,” Journal of Social History (Summer 2002): 859-887

Contributor to Monica Chojnacka and Merry E. Wiesner-Hanks, eds, Ages of Woman, Ages of Man: Sources in European Social History, 1400-1750 (London: Pearson Education, 2002)

“From mere survival to near success: Women's economic strategies in early modern Portugal,” Journal of Women's History, Volume 13, No. 2 (Summer 2001): 58-79

“Fishmongers and Shipowners: Women in Maritime Communities of Early Modern Portugal,” Sixteenth Century Journal, Volume XXXI, No. 1 (2000): 7-23

“Terra Nova through the Iberian Looking Glass: The Portuguese-Newfoundland Cod Fishery in the Sixteenth Century,” The Canadian Historical Review, Volume 79, No. 1 (March 1998): 100-117

“The Portuguese in Newfoundland: Documentary Evidence Examined,” The Portuguese Studies Review, Volume 4, No. 2 (Fall-Winter 1995-96): 11-33

“Oil and Lubicons Don't Mix: A Northern Alberta Land Claim in Historical Perspective,” The Canadian Journal of Native Studies, Volume XII, No. 1 (1992): 1-35

“Portugal's Cod Fishery in the 16th Century: Myths and Misconceptions,” in How Deep is the Ocean?: Essays on the History, Sociology, Archaeology, and Ecology of the Canadian East Coast Fishery, James E. Candow and Carol Corbin, eds (Halifax: The Louisbourg Institute, 1997): 31-44
“Work and Identity in Early Modern Portugal: What did gender have to do with it?”, Journal of Social History (Summer 2002): 859-887.