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Bruno Sales


409 Herter Hall

Bruno Sales is a lecturer of Portuguese at the University of Massachusetts, Amherst. He received his MA and PhD in Romance Languages from the University of Georgia. His Doctoral Thesis focused on Portuguese novelist António Lobo Antunes, and the intersection of this works with Post-Modern instances of Melancholy and Silence. Prior to coming to UMass, he worked as a Lecturer of Portuguese at the University of Pennsylvania’s Lauder Institute for Management & International Studies. He has also taught Portuguese while at the University of Georgia.

His main area of research deals with modern contemporary Lusophone literature, and more concretely with modern Portuguese prose. Additionally, his research interests include Literary Theory.

Research Areas

Portuguese Literature
Lusophone Literatures and Cultures
Literary Theory

Courses Recently Taught

Portuguese 321: Introduction to Portuguese Literature II
Portuguese 397L: Portuguese for the Professions​​​​​​​
​​​​​​​Portuguese 110: Elementary Portuguese