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Ana Catarina Teixeira

 

Email Address: ana_teixeira@brown.edu
Office Phone Number: 401-863-3411

Hometown: Lisbon, Portugal

Educational Background: BA Brigham Young University (Majors: International Studies and Portuguese, Minor: European Studies), M.A. Brigham Young University (Portuguese and Brazilian Studies).

Research Interests: Contemporary African Literature, Angolan prose (Pepetela, Agualusa, Manuel Rui, Luandino Vieira) 19th and 20th century Brazilian fiction, Machado de Assis, Rachel de Queiroz, Guimarães Rosa, Literature of the Sertão, Portuguese 20th Century Literature and History, Literature of the Colonial War, José Saramago, António Lobo Antunes, Gender Studies.

Conference Papers:

“O Narcisismo e o Erotismo na Obra de Florbela Espanca.” Mulher: The Evolving World of the Portuguese-Speaking Women, Simmons College, Boston, MA, April 28, 2008.

“O Desmoronamento de Divisões em O Vendedor de Passados.” 61st Kentucky Foreign Language Conference, Lexington, KY, April 18-19, 2008.

“A Ambiguidade Narratológica em ‘Missa do Galo’.” IX Brazilian Studies Association, New Orleans, Lousiana, March 27-29, 2008.

“An Angolan Dialogue with the Past: From Agostinho Neto’s to Ana Paula Tavares’s Poetry.” Moveable Feast: a Lusophone Poetry Festival, Brown University, Providence, RI, May 4, 2007.

“Negação e Reformulação do Passado, na obra O Vendedor de Passados de José Eduardo Agualusa.” 56th Annual Mountain Interstate Foreign Language Conference, James Madison University, Harrisonburg, VA, October 14, 2006.

“O Brazil Visto de Fora.” Politics, Culture and Race in Brazil: A Conference Honoring Thomas E. Skidmore, the Watson Institute for International Studies, Brown University, Providence, RI, April 21, 2006.

“O Eterno Vaivém em Manuel Antônio de Almeida e Machado de Assis.” Symposium Nação e Narração, Providence, RI, December 14, 2005.

“Voices of Resistance: 20th Century Poetry in Portugal.” European Studies Teaching Workshop, Utah State Education Board & Deseret News, Provo, UT, December 4, 2004.

Courses taught at Brown: POBS 100-200, POBS 110, POBS 400

Personal interests: Politics, Dance, Kizomba & Salsa, Soccer, Basketball, Music, Cinema