Spanish & Portuguese Dept.
302 Newcomb Hall
New Orleans, LA 70118
phone: (504) 865-5518
fax: (504) 862-8752
Luso-Brazilian Literary and Cultural Studies
Newcomb Hall 303 C
Rebecca Atencio joined the Tulane faculty in 2009 as Assistant Professor of Luso-Brazilian Literary and Cultural Studies. She holds a Ph.D. in Portuguese from the University of Wisconsin-Madison. Her main area of research is Brazil's post-dictatorial literary and cultural production. She is currently completing a book manuscript that examines a growing subset of contemporary Brazilian cultural works that contribute to national debates over the legacies oft he military dictatorship (1964-1985) and that intervene in the country's process of transitional justice (i.e. the redressing of past human rights crimes). Recent and forthcoming publications include:
Professor Atencio created and currently oversees the blog Transitional Justice in Brazil. She teaches undergraduate and graduate courses on Brazilian and Latin American literature, film, and cultural studies.
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