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Sílvia Cabral Teresa


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Hometown: Araçatuba, Brazil

Education Background: A.B. State University of Campinas - UNICAMP (Linguistics), A.M. University of Massachusetts Amherst (Lusophone Literatures and Cultures)

Research interests: Lusophone African literature; 20th century Brazilian literature; Gender Studies; the relationship between Fiction and History; Ethnicity and Identity; Race relations.

Selected Conference Papers:

“A imprensa brasileira na década de 1980: ideologia e memória discursiva”. XXI NYU-Columbia Graduate Conference. New York, NY. April 26-27, 2013.

“One step closer to the reconstruction of Angolan history: Pepetela’s generation of utopia”. Northeast Modern Language Association. Boston, MA. March 21-24, 2013.

"A hora do lixo: a ironia e o grotesco em A Via Crucis do Corpo, de Clarice Lispector”. APSA - American Portuguese Studies Association 8th International Conference. Iowa City, IA. October 4-6, 2012.

Personal Interests: Classical Ballet, Cooking, Hiking, Traveling, Samba, Salsa.