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Sílvia Cabral Teresa

Email address: [email protected]

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: Postcolonial African literature of Portuguese expression; Contemporary Brazilian Literature; Gender Studies; Race relations; Short stories.

Selected Conference Papers:

"Reality in Sepia: Childhood, Fear and Violence in Lygia Fagundes Telles' The Girl in the Photograph". LXXXIV International Congress of the Latin American Studies Association. New York City, NY. May 27-30, 2016.

"Subjetividades impossíveis: uma análise da estrutura familiar em As Meninas, de Lygia Fagundes Telles". Brazilian Studies Association (BRASA) XIII Conference. Providence, RI. March 31-April 2016. 

"Crossing Crónica da Rua 513.2: from no more to almost". 41st Annual Conference of the African Literature Association. Bayreuth, Germany. June 3 – 6, 2015.

"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.

Courses Taught at Brown: Elementary Portuguese (POBS 100); Intensive Portuguese (POBS 110); Portuguese-Speaking Cultures via Film (POBS1090). Writing Club Coordinator for Fall 2016.