Thamy Almeida1.jpgPhD Candidate

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Advisors: James GreenJennifer Lambe

Research Interests: Popular culture, national identity, and Cold War-era cultural politics.

Research Summary: Her dissertation focuses on the history of Brazilian television from its inauguration in 1950 through the Brazilian military dictatorship. She is particularly interested in popular and intellectual discourses regarding television’s place in Brazilian society during a moment of political transition.