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Christopher Dunn   

Associate Professor

Spanish & Portuguese and ADST

cjdunn@tulane.edu  

Professor Dunn holds a joint appointment with the African and African Diaspora Studies Program and is a core member of the Stone Center for Latin American Studies. His research focuses on cultural politics during the period of the dictatorship, national and regional discourse, popular music, race relations, and black culture in Brazil. He is the author of Brutality Garden: Tropicália and the Emergence of a Brazilian Counterculture published by the University of North Carolina Press (2001). He is co-editor with Charles Perrone of Brazilian Popular Music and Globalization published by Routledge (2001) and with Idelber Avelar Brazilian Popular Music and Citizenship (2011).  Professor Dunn teaches seminars in the Portuguese language on Brazilian and Lusophone African literatures and cultures. For the African and African Diaspora Studies program, he has taught courses on popular music, cities of the African Diaspora, Afro-Brazilian history and culture, and New Orleans.

Further information about Professor Christopher Dunn is available via the Tulane University Department of Spanish & Portuguese.

Tulane University, African Studies, 119 Norman Mayer Hall, New Orleans, LA 70118 504-862-3550 adst@tulane.edu