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Lucas Wakefield


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Hometown: Tuscola, Illinois

Education Background: Sc.B. University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

Research interests: 19th-Century to Contemporary Brazilian Literature, Modern Brazilian Poetry, Foundational Fictions, Brazilian Regionalism, the relationship between history and fiction, the relationship between the urban and the rural.

Selected Conference Papers:

“O Brasil reavaliado: traços alencarianos no projeto nacional de Antônio Callado”. 65th Kentuncky Foreign Language Conference. University of Kentucky, April 2012.

“O poder transformativo da solidão em Clarice Lispector”. BRASA XI (Brazilian Studies Association Conference). University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, September 2012.

Courses Taught at Brown: Intensive Portuguese (POBS 110), Writing and Speaking Portuguese (POBS 400).