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Department of Spanish and Portuguese, Stanford University
Visiting Professor Spring 2004

Outside doctoral committees  Tulane University, 2003-04
University of California Berkeley, 2003
University of California Irvine, 2004-05
 

Fellowships / Research Awards

Waldo Neikirk (Humanities) Term Professorship in the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences(excellence in research and teaching) 2003-04

Curriculum Development Award, Center for Latin American Studies, 2007
Curriculum Development Award, International Center, 2007-08
Course Development Award, UF Center for European Studies, 2004 Fulbright Hayes Regional Research, Summer-Fall 1991 Brazil

Organization of American States PRA Research, Summer 1983 Brazil
Fulbright Hayes Research Fellowship, 1978-1979 Brazil
Humanities Scholarship Enhancement Fund, University of Florida, 2003
Summer Research Competition, Department of Romance Languages and Literatures
University of Florida, 1997, 1998, 2000 Brazil
Research Development Award, Division of Sponsored Research
University of Florida, 1987-1988
Tinker Foundation Travel Award, Summer 1986 Brazil
University of Texas Graduate Fellowships, 1980-1981, 1981-1982, 1982-1983
Performance Awards SPPP  (in recognition of seven-year post-promotion performance)  2006
Productivity Bonus University of Florida 1994, 2002

Teaching Incentive Program University of Florida 1997
Editorial

Editor, Poetry section of Brazilian Literature in Handbook of Latin American Studies, Humanities volumes.  Library of Congress, Hispanic Division.  2009-     .

Editor, Crônica section of Brazilian Literature in Handbook of Latin American Studies, Humanities volumes.  Library of Congress, Hispanic Division.  1994-2008.

Editorial Board:  Chásqui: revista de literatura latinoamericana  2002-present.

Conselho Editorial:  Poesia Sempre. Fundação Biblioteca Nacional, Instituto Nacional do Livro, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. 1996-98; Oroboro [Curitiba] 2004-06.

Advisory Boards:  Luso Brazilian Review 1996-99; Xilo [Fortaleza] 1999; Linha de Pesquisa [Rio de Janeiro] 2000-02; Zoo Press (song series) 2001; Center for Book Culture International Literary Network, 2004; Greenwood Encyclopedia of Latin American Popular Music 2006-present.

Reader, evaluator, consultant, referee of Brazilian literature / culture (and Latin American song):

Periodicals:  Chásqui:  revista de literatura latinoamericana (2002-present); Luso Brazilian Review (1991-present); PMLA (2003, 2004, 2005, 2006); Ethnomusicology (2009); Letras femeninas (2007); Brújula (2007); ellipsis (2005); Anthropological Quarterly (2003); Latin American Research Review (1985-90, 2002); National Geographic (2002); Studies in Latin American Popular Culture (1998); Popular Music (1998); Gender and Society (1996); Latin American Theater Review (1992)

Presses:  Zed Books (2008); Bucknell University Press (2007); Host Publications, Latin American Literary Review Press (2006); Duke U P (2008, 2005, 1997, 1996, 1995, 1993); Lexington Books (2004); Oxford U P (2002, 2008); Palgrave-St. Martin's Press (2001); U of North Carolina P (2000, 1997); U of Texas P (1998, 1994); Temple U P (1995); Indiana U P (1992, 2009); U of Florida P / U P of Florida (2005, 1986-2001)


Interview

In O Estado de São Paulo, April 28, 2001. Caderno 2, p. 3. With co-ed. Christopher Dunn.

In José Carlos Sebe Bom Meihy, A colônia brasilianista: vida acadêmica e história oral. São Paulo: Nova Stella, 1990. 445-456.
 

Reviews / Review Articles

Of Dossiê Guimarães Rosa, special issue of O eixo e a roda [UFMG], Hispanic Research Journal [University of London] 9.3 (2008), 289-90.

Of Dossiê poesia concreta 50 anos, special issue of O eixo e a roda [UFMG], Hispanic Research Journal [University of London] 8.4 (2007), 380-81.

Of Haroldo de Campos:  A Dialogue with the Brazilian Concrete Poet.  Ed. K. David Jackson. Luso Brazilian Review 43.1 (2006), 133-36.

Of Célia Pedrosa, mais poesia hoje. Luso Brazilian Review vol. 38, no. 1 (2001), 150-153.

Of Arnaldo Antunes, dois ou mais corpos no mesmo espaço. Poesia Sempre 11 (1999), 248- 251.

Of Chris Mc Gowan and Ricardo Pessanha, The Brazilian Sound. Luso Brazilian Review vol. 31, no. 1 (1994), 135-136.

Of Robert Levine et al. video, Canudos Revisited. Luso Brazilian Review vol. 29, no. 1 (1992), 128-129.

Of Peter Manuel, Popular Musics of the Non-Western World. Popular Music vol. 10, no. 1 (1991), 98-102.

"Brazil Projects." Latin American Music Review vol. 9, no. 2 (1988), 249-259.

<>"Recent Publications on Brazilian Song/Popular Music." Latin American Music Review vol. 11, no. 1 (1990), 95-102.
   

Keynote Addresses

"Letra, Letras, América, Américas:  Inter-relações de espaços e gêneros discursivos."  Closing day of VII SALIPI (Salão Literário do Piaui), Teresina, PI.  June 14, 2009.

"Insularity, Invention, and Interface:  Brazil & Lyric In the Americas." 12th Annual Carolina Conference on Romance Literatures.  University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill.  March 25, 2006.

"Beholding a 'Towering Giant': Culture, Civilization, and Hemispheric Links in Latin America's Largest Nation." 11th Annual Latin American Studies Symposium. Birmingham Southern College. Birmingham, Ala. Scheduled for April 5, 2003.
 

Invited Lectures and Seminars

"Interfaces:  Invention, Insularity, Brazilian Lyric In/and the Americas. ”Symposium Brazilian Literature in Inter-American Context. Brown University. May 2, 2009.

"Icons and Scions:  Transamerican Aesthetics Across Three Centuries." Georgetown University. January 12, 2009.

“Três séculos, três Américas:  irmandades épicas e imperativos hemisféricos."  International seminar "Em mar aberto – poesias em português e nas línguas da Espanha: um diálogo histórico, uma futura aliança?” São Paulo, Casa das Rosas - Instituto Cervantes. November 27, 2007.  In absentia.

"Banda Hispânica:  Spanish American-Brazilian Links in Landings and Lyric."  Special guest at El arte de (con) vivir / The Art of (Co-) Existence.  3rd Interdisciplinary Colloquium on Hispanic / Latin American Literatures, Linguistics and Cultures.  Department of Romance Languages & Literatures, University of Florida.  October 12, 2007.


"The Endless Suffix:  Textual Imagination and the Cosmopolis of São Paulo."  Department of Romance Languages.  University of Buffalo.  March 29, 2007.

"Writing from the Corners:  Twentieth Century Iconoclasts in Brazilian Literature and Society."  Panel participation.  Americas Society.  New York, NY.  November 16, 2006.

"Mapping the Marvelous Megalopolis:  São Paulo and Modernist Imaginations."  Great Cities in Literature and Film, Spring Lecture Series.  Department of Spanish French Italian and Portuguese.  University of Illinois, Chicago.  March 3, 2006.

"Scions of Tropicália:  from Inter-American Aesthetics to Chico Science."  Department of Foreign Languages/Center for Latin American Studies.  Arizona State University.  Tempe, Az.  Feb. 2, 2006.

"Difusão e recepção de OA nos EUA, ou Os as do ás e ode a O de A:  abordagens e adesões de artistas e acadêmicos americanos à antropofagia de Oswald de Andrade."  Encontro Internacional de Antropofagia. SESC Pompéia.  São Paulo, Brazil.  December 15, 2005.

"Situating the Americas and Transamerican Poetics in Neo-Epics of Brazil."  Department of Romance Languages and Literatures.  University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill.  December 1, 2005.

"'Following the Song':  Studying Sixties' Music in Brazil."  Musical Vanguards:  Latin American Music and Politics since 1959.  Department of Spanish and Portuguese Languages and Cultures.  Princeton University.  November 18, 2005.

“Des-cantando a Ilha Brasil:  Arnaldo Antunes ameniza a insularidade.”  International conference on Literatura, técnica e outras artes:  intermídia e cultura contemporânea.  Centro de Pesquisa.  Fundação Casa de Rui Barbosa.  Rio de Janeiro.  August 25, 2004.

“Inter-Arts-Inter-Alia;  Brazilian & USAmerican Lyric.”  Brazil at Large Group.  Center for Modern and Contemporary Studies.  UCLA.  May 21, 2004.

“A Unique Second Person:  Local and Cosmopolitan Reflections in Hallucinated City.”  Department of Spanish and Portuguese.  University of California, Irvine.  May 12, 2004.

“The Island of Brazil:  From Fantastic to Futuristic.”  Brazil Week (featured lecture).  Stanford University.  May 5, 2004.  With Alessandra Squina Santos.

“Brazil Beat:  Jazz, Rock, Film & More in Recent Lyric.” Department of Spanish and Portuguese. University of California, Berkeley.  April 28, 2004.

“Insular Outreach Moveable Outlook:  Transamerican Currents in Recent Brazilian Lyric.”  Workshop on Contemporary Poetry and Poetics.  Stanford University.  April 22, 2004.

“Brazil-USA:  Transamerican Poetics, Popular Music, and Polemics.”  Brazil Research Cluster.  University of California, Santa Cruz.  April 19, 2004.

"Bebop>Kaos-Triphop<Chaos:  Tropicalist Aesthetics and Transamerican Deployments."  Department of Music. University of California, Berkeley.  December 1, 2003.

"Anamorfose Arlequinal: Perceptions of an Axial Multiple Self of Brazilian Modernism." Department of Romance Languages and Literatures, Harvard University. Cambridge, Mass. October 2, 2002.

" Que se danem ou não: Interrogations of Luso-Brazilian Culture/Civilization and Interrelations of Literature." Special conference on Luso-Brazilian Studies in the New Millenium. University of Wisconsin, Madison. June 15, 2002.

"Tropical Sublime: Multipolar Aspects of Internationalization in Brazilian Song." Symposium on Brazilian Art, Film, and Music. Georgia State University. Atlanta, Ga. April 3, 2002.

"Urban Representations: São Paulo and the Cosmopolitan Imagination." Second inaugural lecture. Center for Latin American Studies. University of Miami. April 6, 2001.

"Insularity and Outreach: Contemporary Brazilian Lyric in Transamerican Perspective." Brazil Week Literature Symposium. University of Texas, Austin. March 28, 2001.

"Self and City in Paulicéia Desvairada." 2001 Karina P. Lago Memorial Lecture. Department of Portuguese and Brazilian Studies. Brown University. March 8, 2001.

"Chiclete com Banana: Brazilian Popular Music and Globalization." Center for Portuguese Studies and Culture. University of Massachusetts, Dartmouth. March 7, 2001

"Transamerican Reflections in/on Lyric and Popular Music." Colloquium Five Hundred Years of Brazil: Global and Cultural Perspectives. University of Georgia. February 11, 2000.

Introduction, presentation and panelist of "The Bossa Nova and Cool Jazz" in the series Música de las Américas: A Tradition of Mutual Enrichment. The Smithsonian Institute, Center for Latino Initiatives. Washington D.C., June 26, 1999.

" 'Erudite’ Popular Culture: A Singular Brazilian Case." NEH Latin American Identity Focus seminar. University of Scranton, April 15, 1999.

"Bananas On My Head / In My Mind: Brazilian Popular Music in the International Gaze/Gauge." University of South Louisiana, International Week, Latin American/Francophone Studies. April 26, 1999; University of Scranton, April 15, 1999.

"Poesia brasileira contemporânea III: uma visão desde fora." Segunda Bienal Internacional de Poesia. Belo Horizonte, MG, Brazil. November 10, 1998.

"Interrelações contemporâneas: literatura, música popular brasileira, e transações hemisféricas." Faculdade de Música. Universidade Estadual de São Paulo, Campinas, SP, Brazil. October 29, 1998; Instituto Villa-Lobos, Universidade do Rio de Janeiro, RJ, Brazil, November 16, 1998.

"A recepção da obra de João Guimarães Rosa." Faculdade de Letras. Universidade Federal do Ceará. Fortaleza, CE, Brazil. September 23, 1998.

"Faces da poesia brasileira contemporânea." Faculdade de Letras. Universidade Federal do Paraná, Curitiba, PR, Brasil. August 7, 1998.

"Seven Faces of Word-Image /Art in Brazil." New Visions Festival. South Florida Arts Center. Miami Beach, FL. November 10, 1996.

"Visible Voices: Concretism, Visual Poetry, and Brazilian Popular Music." New Visions Festival. Bass Museum of Art. Miami Beach, FL.September 23, 1995.

"Tom Zé and the Tropicalist Experience." Bass Museum of Art. Miami Beach, FL. March 11, 1995.

"VIVA VAIA: Understanding Augusto de Campos." Center for Fine Arts. Miami, FL. March 20, 1994.

"Spirits of Encounter: Literature, Ethnicity and the Popular Music of Brazil, 1985-1992." Indiana University, Brazil Week. February 24, 1992.

"O impacto de Oswald de Andrade na poesia e na canção brasileiras dos anos 60/80."

Fulbright regional researcher lecture tour, Brazil: College of Letters, Federal University of Rio de Janeiro, RJ, Dec. 5, 1991; School of Music, University of Brasília, DF, Nov. 29, 1991; Foundation Casa de Jorge Amado, Salvador, BA, October 24, 1991; College of Letters, Federal University Paraíba, João Pessoa. PB, Oct. 21, 1991; College of Letters, Federal University of Ceará, Fortaleza, CE, Oct.17, 1991; College of Liberal Arts, Catholic University of Paraná, Curitiba, PR, Oct. 3, 1991.

"MPB e a série literária." Seminar for the graduate program in Brazilian literature. Federal University of Paraíba, João Pessoa, PB, Brazil. October 22, 1991.

"A poesia da canção brasileira." College of Letters. Univ. Utrecht, Netherlands. May 14, 1991.

"Disciplines and Constraints: Ps and Qs of MPB." Center for Caribbean and Latin American Studies. University of Utrecht, Netherlands. May 13, 1991.

"Sons e sentidos." College of Letters, Université Stendahl III, Grenoble, France. May 7, 1991.

"25 Years of Brazilian Popular Music: Society, Politics and Culture." Columbia University Brazil Seminar. May 10, 1990 (at NYU).

"Brazilian Popular Music: Pop, Politics, Populism and Poetry." Florida Endowment for the Humanities Series "Other Voices: Film and Literature from Africa, India and Latin America." Miami-Dade Public Library. April 22, 1989.

"Contemporary Brazilian Popular Music" (Master Class). Florida Brazil Institute. Symposium on U.S. Brazil Relations. November 19, 1987. Miami Dade Community College.
 

Papers Presented at Professional Conferences and Meetings

"Of Anthologies and Antennae:  Brazilian Poetry toward the Turn of the Millennium."  MLA Modern Language Association.  December 29, 2008.  San Francisco, CA.

Programmed:  "Lyric and Landings:  Brazil in the Transamerican Imagination."  APSA American Portuguese Studies Association VI.  October 9, 2008. Yale University.

"Intersections of Literature and Popular Culture in Transamerican Poetics."  Antônio Vieira & Futures of Luso-Afro-Brazilian Studies. May 3, 2008.  University of Massachusetts Dartmouth.

"Counting Anthropophagic Scripts:  Textual Navigations and Oswaldian Prescience."  BRASA Brazilian Studies Association IX.  March 30, 2008.  Tulane University.

"Further to 'A Linguagem do Iauaretê' and Transcendence."  AATSP-MLA joint session-Guimarães Rosa in the 21st Century. MLA Modern Language Association.  December 27, 2007.  Chicago, Ill.

Accepted:  "O rock 'n' roll da poesia and other inept/apt metaphors of concrete experience."  Brazil section. LASA Latin American Studies Association. Montreal, Quebec, Canada.

"Stages of the World:  Polylingual Play in Caetano Cantor."  BRASA Brazilian Studies Association VIII.  October 15, 2006.  Vanderbilt University.

"Women's Voices in Brazilian Transamerican Lyric."  APSA American Portuguese Studies Association V.  October 7, 2006. University of Minnesota.

"Lyric-Epic Sequences, Hemispheric Modes.”  MLA Modern Language Association.  December 30, 2005.  Washington D.C.

"An I-thou Configuration as Reflector in Hallucinated City."  American Portuguese Studies Association IV. Scheduled for October 4, 2004. University of Maryland.

"Dolce Vita: Figuração sono-gráfica em Onde andará Dulce Veiga?"  BRASA Brazilian Studies Association VII.  June 10, 2004.  Rio de Janeiro, Brasil.

"Dialogue and Defiance:  Drummond and His Contemporaries."  Modern Language Association.  December 27, 2003.  San Diego, CA.

"A Practical Discussion about Reading the Poetries of the Americas: What? Why? How? " Division on Poetry. Modern Language Association.  December 30, 2003.  San Diego, CA.

"Banda Hispânica: Brazilian Hispanic Links in Transamerican Poetics." Scheduled for Latin American Studies Association. March 27, 2003. Dallas, Tx.

"Signs of Intercourse: Material Poetry and Erotic Imperatives." Modern Language Association. December 29, 2002. New York, NY.

"Insularity and Outreach in Contemporary Brazilian Lyric." Brazilian Studies Association VI. April 5, 2002. Atlanta, GA.

"Critical Projections and Receptions of Paulicéia Desvairada." Mid-American Conference on Hispanic Literatures. October 5, 2001. University of Kansas, Lawrence.

"Bebop, Triphop, Kaos, Chaos: Internationalization in the Origins, Practices, and Deployments of Tropicalism." International Council for the Study of Traditional Music. July 6, 2001. Rio de Janeiro.

"Cidade: An Urban Imperative in Modern Brazilian Lyric." Modern Language Association. December 27, 2000. Washington D.C.

"The Semi-millenial Scope of Tropicalismo." Brazilian Studies Association V. Recife. June 18, 2000.

Proposals accepted: "Transamerican Poetics: Local, Hemispheric, Cosmopolitan, or Global(ized)." Symposium on Cultural Critique and the Globalization of Capital. "Internationalization in Popular Music." Symposium Research Trends Resources and Communication: Latin American Studies into the 21st Century. 50th Congress of Americanists. Warsaw, Poland. July 9-14, 2000.

"Rhythms in Transit: Internationalization in Brazilian Popular Music." Staging Identity: Latin American Music and Dance. 49th annual conference on Latin American Studies. University of Florida, Gainesville, FL. February 26, 2000.

"De/myth/mystification: Orfeu and the Brazilian Filmic Imagination." On the Edge of Time, FSU Film and Literature Conference. Tallahassee, FL. January 29, 2000.

"A recepção da obra rosiana na América do Norte: tradução, crítica e ensino." Seminário Internacional João Guimarães Rosa. Pontifícia Universidade Católica, Belo Horizonte, MG, Brazil. Aug. 24, 1998.

"Myth, Melopeia, and Mimesis: Black Orpheus and Early Internationalization of Brazilian Popular Music." Brazilian Studies Association. Washington D.C. Nov. 14, 1997.

"Don’t Look Back: A Mythico-Ethnomusicological Approach to Black Orpheus." Fifth Conference on Latin American Popular Culture. New Orleans, LA. October 20, 1996.

"Florida Portuguese Language Development Group: Local and National Perspectives." American Association of Teachers of Spanish and Portuguese. Orlando, FL. August 10, 1996.

"Imagery and Sound: Historical Contrasts of MPB 60/90." American Association of Teachers of Spanish and Portuguese / Brazilian Studies Association. San Diego, CA. August 10, 1995.

"Mutatis Mutandis: A Brazilian Response to a Postmodern Dilemma." American Comparative Literature Association session. Modern Language Association. San Diego, CA. Dec. 27, 1994.

"Balancing Acts: Nationalism in Mid-Century Vanguards." Latin American Studies Association. Atlanta, GA. March 10, 1994.

"Positing Places in a Post- Environment." Modern Language Association. Toronto, Ontario, Canada. December 28, 1993.

"Participação and the Politics of Poetry in the 1960s." Modern Language Association. New York, NY. December 29, 1992.

"Visuality in Brazilian Poetry 1960-1990." New England Council of Latin American Studies. University of New Hampshire. October 27, 1990.

"Oswald, Tropicalismo e Afins." Centenary of Oswald de Andrade. One Hundred Years of Invention: The Modern Tradition in Latin American Literature. University of Texas at Austin. January 26, 1990.

"Music, Graphics and Bi-lingualism in Brazilian Poetry." Luso Brazilian Literature in International Context, special comparative session. Modern Language Association. Washington, D.C. December 28, 1989. With Craig Saper.

"Song Text as Poetry (?): Practice and Problems in the Case of Brazil." Modern Language Association. New Orleans, LA. December 29, 1988.

"Decades of Transfer: Bossa Nova (1960s) and Brazilian Wave (1980s)." Meeting of the International Association for the Study of Popular Music. Yale University. September 30, 1988.

"Poetics of Performance and Levels of Appeal in Milton Nascimento." 46th International Congress of Americanists. Free University. Amsterdam, Netherlands. July 4, 1988.

"Changing of the Guard: A Contrastive Analysis of Brazilian Rock Phenomena." Latin American Studies Association. New Orleans, LA. March 19, 1988.

"Thirty Years War: Concretismo e Contrários 1956-1986." Modern Language Association. San Francisco, CA. December 29, 1987.

"Folk and Vanguard Directions of Popular Music."New England Council of Latin American Studies. Williams College. October 10, 1987.

"Chico Buarque: Musical Dramatics and Dramatic Musicality." Kentucky Foreign Language Conference. University of Kentucky. April 23, 1987.

"Bossa Nova: Home and Abroad." Latin American Studies Association. Boston, MA. October 23, 1986.

"Open Mike: MPB and Abertura." First Conference on Latin American Popular Culture. Tulane University. April 10, 1986.

"Veloso and Vocalization of the Vanguard." Conference on Transformations of Literary Language in Latin American Literature: From Machado de Assis to the Vanguards. The University of Texas at Austin. March 1, 1986.

"Brazilian Poetry of the 1970s." South Atlantic Modern Language Association. Atlanta. Nov. 1985.

"Popular Poetry in Passage in Grande Sertão: Veredas." Latin American Studies Association. Albuquerque, NM. April, 1985.
 
 

Participations in Sessions & Panels at Professional Conferences and Meetings as

*Organizer* (marked with * *), Discussant (Respondent), Chair, and/or Moderator

*"Fios e Planos Contemporâneos: Imaginação Urbana Expansiva."* Interarts panels at BRASA X, July 2010 Brasília. Co-org. with Christopher Larkosh.

"Literatura Brasileira:  Mapeamentos."  International symposium.  Instituto Cultural Itau.  São Paulo, SP, Brazil.  December 15-19, 2008. Invited contributing moderator for poetry panelist.

"Brazilian American Literature."  Brazilian-Americans in Georgia and Beyond:  a Multi-Disciplinary Symposium.  University of Georgia. April 25, 2008.  Chair and moderator.

"Poesia Brasileira Contemporânea."  Presentations and panel discussion. Brazil Pavillion. Miami Book Fair International.  Miami-Dade Community College.  November 10, 2007.  Moderator.

"O som do poema:  da oralização à música." Panel IV at Projeto Verbivocovisual.  Instituto Tomie Ohtake, São Paulo.  September 15, 2007.  Invited discussant/respondent.

Organizing and selection committee for Brazilian Literature and Culture, APSA American Portuguese Studies Association V, University of Minnesota, October 5-8, 2006.

*"Inter-American Soundings."*  LASA Latin American Studies Association.  San Juan, Puerto Rico.  March 18, 2005.  Organizer, chair and discussant.

* Brazil and/in the Americas.*  Division of Luso-Brazilian Language and Literature, MLA Modern Language Association.  Washington, DC.  Dec. 30, 2005.  Organizer and chair. 

Organizing committee GT (thematic group) Literary Studies. BRASA VII. Rio de Janeiro, June 2004.

Estudos brasileiros/estudos culturais; aproximações e divergências, Moderator;  Música-Raça-Cultura, Chair; * Poética Contemporânea II *  Organizer and chair.  BRASA Brazilian Studies Association VII.  June 10-11-12, 2004.  PUC-RJ.  Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.

A Panel Discussion with Milton Hatoum.  Division of Literatures, Cultures and Languages.  Stanford University.  May 19, 2004.

“Poetry and Politics?”  Mantis Panel at Stanford Humanities Center.  April 27, 2004.  Moderator and respondent.

A Panel Discussion with Moacyr Scliar.  Division of Literatures, Cultures and Languages.  Stanford University.  April 23, 2004.

* Dialogue and Defiance: Drummond and His Contemporaries.* Scheduled for Modern Language Association. San Diego, CA. December, 2003. Organizer and chair.

"Orfeu negro" and "Orfeu". A panel discussion for Brazil Week. University of Texas, Austin. March 30, 2001. Invited panelist.

"Literature and Culture." The Study of Brazil in the United States: Trends and Perspectives 1945-2000. Washington D.C. Dec. 3, 2000. Initiative of the Brazilian Embassy. Invited discussant.

* The Relics of Brazil: Tropicalismo and the Historical Gaze."* BRASA, Recife, Pernambuco, Brazil. June 18-21, 2000. Organizer and chair.

Revitalizing and Internationalizing Brazilian Music and Dance. Staging Identity Latin American Music and Dance. 49th annual conference on Latin American Studies. University of Florida, Gainesville.. February 26, 2000. Invited moderator.

*Dialectics of Internationalization of Brazilian Popular Music.* BRASA. Washington D.C. Nov. 12-15, 1997. Organizer with John Murphy and chair.

A problemática social na obra de Chico Buarque. Fourth Annual Seminar on Brazilian Culture. Miami, FL. September 25-26, 1997. Invited moderator and discussant.

* Representations of Representations of Women in Latin American Arts.* Latin American Studies Association. Guadalajara, Mexico. April 19, 1997. Organizer and discussant.

Brokered Identities: The Cultural Politics of Latino Representations and Self-Representations. Fifth Conference on Latin American Popular Culture. New Orleans, LA. Oct. 20, 1996. Ad hoc moderator.

* Navigating Modernity: Writing Brazilian Women Writing.* Latin American Studies Association. Washington, D.C. September 28, 1995. Organizer and chair.

New Performance in Brazil. New Visions Festival. Bass Museum of Art. Miami Beach, FL. September 23, 1995. Roundtable panelist.

* Translation, Internationalization, and Critical Reception: A Roundtable Discussion.* Modern Language Association. San Diego, CA. December 27, 1994. Organizer and moderator.

A Poesia . First Annual Seminar on Brazilian Culture: O Banquete Oficial. Miami, FL. September 18, 1994. Invited moderator and discussant.

A Música Brasileira. First Annual Seminar on Brazilian Culture: O Banquete Oficial. Miami, FL. September 17, 1994. Invited moderator and discussant.

* Florida Portuguese Language Development Group.* Brazil Looks to the Future. Orlando, FL. April 15-16, 1994. Organizer with Richard Sansone and chair.

* Modernist and Post-Modernist Poetics.* Modern Language Association. Toronto, Ontario, Canada. Dec. 28, 1993. Organizer and chair.

Music and Migration: Haiti and Brazil. Discussant. Latin American Studies Association. Arlington, VA. April 5, 1991. Discussant.

*Machado de Assis and His Contemporaries.* Modern Language Association. Washington D.C. Dec. 29, 1989. Organizer.

* Modes and Moods of Representation in Recent Brazilian Fiction.* Latin American Studies Association. Miami, FL. December 5, 1989. Organizer and chair.

* Perspectives on Latin American Popular Music.* Latin American Studies Association. New Orleans, LA. March 19, 1988. Organizer and chair.

*Experiments in Detection in Latin American Fiction* (special session). Modern Language Association. San Francisco, CA. December 28, 1987. Organizer with Maria Tai Wolff.

*Popular Culture and Vanguard in Brazil.* New England Council of Latin American Studies. Williams College. October 10, 1987. Organizer and chair.

* Interrelations of Contemporary Latin American Song.* Latin American Studies Association. Boston, MA. October 23, 1986. Organizer and chair.

Lectures and Presentations

Interviews:  TVE Rio de Janeiro "Semana da Poesia" (air:  October 2008), TVC Rio de Janeiro "Livros na mesa" (air:  September 2008).

Reading and launch.  Tigertail, A South Florida Poetry Annual.  Books and Books.  Coral Gables, FL.  April 24, 2008.

"Santo Guerreiro:  Warrior Saints in Portuguese and Brazilian Domains."  Annual MEMS Conference.  University of Florida / Thomas Center, Gainesville, FL.  Scheduled for January 30, 2007.

"Stages of Brazilian Popular Music and Internationalization."  Class lecture in New World Jealousy:  Othello in the Americas.  University of California, Berkeley. Feb. 6  2006.

"Internationalizing the Curriculum."  Talk and faculty workshop for Citizens of the World Title VI-A Professional Development Workshop.  Santa Fe Community College. Gainesville, FL. Nov. 30, 2004.

"Tania Libertad."  Pre-performance lecture.  Center for Performing Arts, Univ. of Florida.  Oct 11, 2003.

"Latin and Romance Languages in Designs." Entre Nous, RLL Colloquium. University of Florida. November 13, 2002.

Gallery talk for Brazilian Visual Poetry exhibition, Mexic-Art Museum, Austin, Tx. Mar. 9, 2002.

"Salsa, Latin Jazz, and Eddie Palmieri." Pre-performance lecture. Center for Performing Arts, University of Florida. October 26, 2001.

"Transamerican Poetics." Entre Nous, RLL Colloquium. University of Florida. October 20, 1999.

"Letras e letras da MPB." Ciclo Livros na Mesa. Estação das Letras. Rio de Janeiro. Oct. 3, 1998.

"The Name of the Thing: Arnaldo Antunes and Brazilian Art-Rock." Brazilian Student Club. Florida International University. November 8, 1996.

Opening, Introduction, and Presentation "Faces, Facetas, Fases, Fazer: Ars lyrico-municação" for Vertical Axis: A Florida Telepresence at the II Atlantic Virtual Reality Conference. Centro Cultural Cândido Mendes, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. October 28-29, 1994.

"Contemporary Music: Poetry and Song." Alcance Brazilian Portuguese Development Project. Summer Institute Workshop. University of Texas, Austin. July 31, 1990.

"Interplay of Visual, Literary and Musical Arts in Brazil." Arts and Civilization Seminar. Gainesville, FL. December 8, 1988.

"Presentation and Preservation of Cultural Information." International Communication Forum. Institute of Black Culture. University of Florida. November 2, 1988.

"MPB: Contemporary Brazilian Popular Music." Fulbright-Hayes International Development Summer Field Seminar. University of Florida. June 23, 1988.

"Brazilian Popular Musical Culture." Summer Institute on African and Latin American Studies. University of Florida. June 20, 1986.

"Afro- and African Currents in Contemporary Brazilian Popular Music." African-Latin American-Caribbean Link Colloquia. University of Florida. Jan. 23, 1986.

Other various presentations on Brazilian/Spanish American literature/popular music:

Austin Spanish Academy (1984); Univ. of Texas Austin (1980-1984); Emeritus Institute, Menlo Park, CA (1980); Instituto Fénix, Cuernavaca, Mexico (1980); California State Univ. San José (1979)

Service

National:
Executive Committee, American Portuguese Studies Association.  2005-08
Delegate Assembly, Modern Language Association.  1999-2002
Executive Committee, Division of Luso-Brazilian Language and Literature
 Modern Language Association.  1990-94
     

Tenure / Promotion / Fellowship evaluations  (USA, Canada, Brazil):  available upon request

University of Florida (Committees and Governance):

College of Liberal Arts and Sciences

McNair Scholar Mentor (Spring 2008); Honors thesis reader (Spring 2009)
SPPP [Salary Pay Plan Professors] review (Spring 2007)
College Curriculum Committee (elected) (2003-05)
Research Advisory Panel (2004-05)
Minority Mentor Program (2003-04)
Ad hoc Faculty Senate Committee on Overseas Programs (2002)
Undergraduate Coordinators Council (1985-86, 1988-89, 1992-1998, 1999-….)
Program in Linguistics, Tenure and Promotion (1996)
Division of Sponsored Research Proposal Review (1993-94)
International Studies Advisory Committee (1985-92)
Language Lab-Learning Center Committee (1985-86, 1988-89)
College Honors (1986-89; 1993-95)
Graduation Marshal (1988-89)
Regional Fulbright Teacher Exchange (1985-86)
Campus Fulbright Language Evaluator (1986, 1994, 2000)
Department of Romance Languages and Literatures / Spanish and Portuguese Studies

Coordinator Portuguese Program / Section (1992 -1998; 1999- ….)
     Acting Coordinator (1985-86, 1988-89, Fall 1990)
     Acting First-year Supervisor (2007-08)
Chair, Adjunct Faculty Evaluation (1996-97; 1999-00, 2000-01, 2003-04)
Chair, SACS (Accreditation / Internationalization) Self-study (2001-2002)
Chair, Search Committee for Department Chair (1994)
Chair, New Merit Pay System (1995-96)
Chair, By-Laws (2008-09)
Tenure and Promotion  (2007-08, 1993-94)
Post-tenure Review (Spring 2008)
STEP Committee [evaluation of Professors]  (2000)
Associate Chair  (1994-95)
Advisory Committee, Dean's appointee for Chair renewal (Fall 2006)
Advisory Committee  appointed (1987-89), ex-officio (1994-95)
Advisory Committee  elected (1995-96, 1996-97, 1997-98)
Graduate Awards and Placement (1996-97; 1999-00, 2000-01)
Graduate Awards and Placement mock MLA volunteer (Fall 2006)
Junior Faculty Mentor (1996-2004)
Merit Pay (1997-98, 2008-09)
Board of Regents Self-study (1997)
Governance / By-laws (1993-94, 1994-95))
Teaching Incentive Program (1995)
Chair, Italian Search Committee (1999-00)
Chair, Portuguese Search Committee (1995)
Italian Search Committee (1989-90, 1990-91, 2004-05)
French Search Committee (1992-93; 2000-01)
Undergraduate Curriculum Committee (1985-93); DSPS (2008-09)
Conference Organizing Committee (1996-97)
Lecturer and Visiting Scholar Committee (1985-94)
Library Representative (1985-1995, 1997-98, 1999-2009)
Chair, Web Site Renovation (2002-03)
Retirement ceremonies organization (2003)


Center for Latin American Studies:

Coordinator, MALAS concentration/specialization in Brazilian Studies (2002-present)
Coordinator, MALAS concentration in Romance Languages & Literatures (1993-2002)
Advisor, MALAS concentration in Brazilian Studies (1995 - 2002)
Public Outreach (advisory) Committee (1985-94, 1997-98)
Ad hoc committees for Outside Title VI Evaluation (1998, 2003, 2008)
Financial Aid (esp. Title VI) (1985-90, 1992-97; Chair 1998; 2001, 2002, 2005, 2008, 2009)
Executive Committee (1990-91; 1993-96)
Ad hoc committee to form concentration in Religion, Culture, & Social Thought (1996)
Rockefeller Fellowships, Religion & Expressive Culture (2001-03)
Brazil Week advisor (2001)
Translation Studies Certificate Advisory Committee (2004-05)
Portuguese Task Force (2006-07)



Center for International Student & Faculty Exchanges /

Office of International Study & Programs:

Director / Coordinator of Summer Study Abroad Program in Rio de Janeiro (1995-96, 1996-97, 1999, 2000-01, 2001-02, 2004-05, 2007-08, 2008-09)
Academic Advisor for Summer Program in Rio de Janeiro  (1985-86, 1988-89, 1990-91, 1992-93, 1994-95), Co-advisor (1999-00)

Advisory Committee, Florida Brazil Institute (1994-99)
Brazil CD-ROM Project (1998-99)
Brazil Overseas Studies Advisory Committee (1996-98)
Co-director.  Florida Portuguese Language Development Group (1993-98)

Other:
Faculty Advisor Brazilian Portuguese Club (1985-1998; 2001-2003, 2008); Co-advisor (1999-2000)
Faculty Advisor Brazilian Students Association (2002-2005)
Consultant/Guest Artist. Center for World Arts. School of Music College of Fine Arts (1997- present)
Faculty Affiliate Program, Univ. of Texas at Austin, Office of Graduate Studies (1985-1992)
 
Other Activities and Experience as Organizer, Producer, Evaluator

OTHER ACTIVITIES AND EXPERIENCE AS ORGANIZER, PRODUCER, EVALUATOR
Internet discussion group interview, "Discutindo literatura," February 28-March 9, 2007. Orkut Brasil.
CELPE-Bras [Certificate of Proficiency in Portuguese Language] (Ministry of Education and Culture).  Intensive administrator training.  October 22, 2006. University of Florida.
Co-curator. Exhibition of "Brazilian Concrete and Visual Poetry from the Ruth and Marvin Sackner Archive."  March 2-April 6, 1989.  Grinter Galleries, University of Florida. Organizer of related events and editor of video "Geléia Geral."  Cited in Art in America (May 2002).
Judge. Humanities, Educational Technology. Graduate Student Forum. Univ. of Florida. April 3, 1998.
Humanities evaluator (for Florida Humanties Council) of Asian Cultural Influences in the New World, FLA BRA, 3rd New Vision Florida Brazil Festival. Miami, FL. November 6-8, 1997.
Organizer of Augusto de Campos, "Concrete Poetry:  A Non-Reading" and performance with Cid Campos. Harn Museum. March 18, 1994.  Co-producer of event video.
Consultant, Lender.  Exhibition of "The Folk Art of Brazil."  Sept. 9-Nov. 22, 1993. Miami-Dade Public Library.  Metro-Dade Cultural Center, Miami, FL.
Judge and exhibitor.  "Concrete and Visual Poetry:  Images and Languages."  Exhibition at Center of Modern Art.  Gainesville, FL. March 1- April 22, 1989.
Radio essays for community or university broadcasters: "Brazilian Film," What's the Word?  MLA Radio Series. Record Oct. 21, 2003.  Aired May 2004; Producer-Host, "Encounters with Latin American Music" (8 programs) for "Culture and Arts in Latin America," project of Florida Endowment for the Humanties, production: 9-88 to 3-89, broadcast 4-89 to 5-89, WUFT-FM, Gainesville FL; Writer, "Nuestros Caros Amigos", Radio Educación, Universidad Autónoma de México  (8-79 / 2-80)
Other various appearances /interviews:  “Letras no ar” Estação Carioca (RJ) 6-24-04; Radio France Internationale (5-10-91), Emerson College (10-27-90), University of Florida (1986-1994), University of Texas at Austin  (1980-88, 1997), State of Rio de Janeiro (1983), WWOZ New Orleans (1989, 1999); UC Irvine (1975-1976), Santa Cruz , Santa Clara counties, CA  (1973-80, 1991, 1997)

Consultant, Narrator, Text editor. "Faces of Slavery" (Through the Camera Lens:  Nineteenth-Century Views of Slavery in Brazil and the United States).  Video by Prof. Robert Levine and Charles A. Fox.  University of Miami-University of Florida, Law School.  Spring 1990
Consultant, Performer. "Music of the Central Andes." Video for Educational Media & Instructional Design (College of Education), Outreach Program (Ctr for Latin American Studies), U. Florida, 1989
Consultant, Latin American Street Festival, Gainesville, FL, 1988

Previous to 1985:

University of Texas Brazilian Studies Committee (1984-1985)
Collaborator "Brazil Week" University of Texas (1981-1984)
Consultant, ACTV "Brasiliana in Austin" (1982-1983)
Translation editor for John W. F. Dulles, President Castello Branco: Brazilian Reformer (1982)
Associate editor of Dactylus, literary magazine University of Texas (1983-84)
Writer-coordinator, Música en la Comunidad, El Centro Cultural de la Gente, San José, CA (1979-80); International Associate Centro para el Estudio del Folklore Latino-americano, Mexico City (1974-77); California State Language Assessor (1977);
Graduate Representative, Dept. of Spanish & Portuguese; UCIrvine (1976-77);
Coordinator, Second Chicano Literary Prize, UCIrvine (1975);
Musical Director "Chile através de sus canciones," UCIrvine (1976);
Tour director, "La Peña Móvil" (UCSC, UCIrvine 1974, 1975).         


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