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Spanish and Portuguese, Deparment of Languages, Literatures and Cultures


Lusophone Literatures & Cultures


People: Lusophone Literatures & Cultures


Francisco Cota Fagundes, PhD Contemporary Portuguese Poetry and Short Story; Interrelations of the Arts; Lusophone African Literature; Representations of Orality in Literature; Literature of the Portuguese Diaspora; Practice of Autobiography, short story crónica, and short narrative in general; the works of Jorge de Sena, Vitorino Nemésio, and Fernando Pessoa.
José N. Ornelas, PhD Contemporary Portuguese Narrative, Lusophone African Narrative, Women Writers, Cinema and Drama
Daphne Patai, PhD Brazilian literature & film, Utopian literature, Literary Theory
Margara Russotto, PhD Latin American Studies,Poetry, Comparative Literature (Brasil/Hispanoamérica/Caribe), Women’s Studies

Graduate Students

Susana Antunes Contemporary Portuguese Lirerature, Africain Literature (expressed in Portuguese) and Latin American Women Writers
Agnieszka Gabor Lusophone Literatures and Cultures, Brazilian Literature