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Flora Thomson-DeVeaux

Email address: [email protected]

Hometown: Charlottesville, Virginia

Education Background: A.B. Princeton University (Spanish and Portuguese Languages and Cultures; Latin American Studies)

Research interests: Literary translation; Argentina-Brazil cultural exchanges; contemporary Brazilian and Argentine history; gender and sexuality; Brazilian cinema; documentary filmmaking and the ethics of representation; musicality and literature; the life and works of Santiago Badariotti Merlo.

Selected Publications:

#charlottesville.” revista piauí. (August 2017)

“De volta para o futuro.” Review of Lima Barreto, triste visionário, by Lilia Moritz Schwarcz, and A vida de Lima Barreto, by Francisco de Assis Barbosa, Quatro cinco um. (July 2017)

“Lendo a nós mesmos no reflexo de Machado.” Review of Machado de Assis, o escritor que nos lê, by Hélio de Seixas Guimarães.Quatro cinco um. (May 2017) 

Mapas no fundo/não são o mundo: The Cartographies of Ana Martins Marques.” Brasil/Brazil. (2017)

Selected Translations: The Other Roots: Wandering Origins in Sérgio Buarque de Holanda’s Roots of Brazil and the Impasses of Modernity in Ibero-America, Pedro Meira Monteiro (Notre Dame: University of Notre Dame, 2017)

The Takeover of Social Policy by Financialization: The Brazilian Paradox, Lena Lavinas (New York: Palgrave, 2017)

Machado de Assis: Toward a Poetics of Emulation, João Cezar de Castro Rocha (East Lansing: Michigan State, 2015)

Luís de Albuquerque: Travels and Administration in the Captaincy of Mato Grosso, 1771-1791, Janaína Amado and Leny Caselli Vanzai (Rio de Janeiro: Versal, 2014)

The Map that Invented Brazil, Júnia Ferreira Furtado (Rio de Janeiro: Versal, 2013)

revista piauí: "The favela and its moment"; "Artur has a problem"; "The island laboratory"; "My pain doesn't make the papers"; "After the 4-0"; "The president"; "The coach"; The wave"; "Looking for Leff"; "A Crime of Note."