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André Nascimento

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MA Candidate in Portuguese

Department of Spanish and Portuguese


André Nascimento is an MA Candidate at UNM and has been an translator and interpreter of English and Portuguese in Brazilian Governmental institutions and in major events such as Rio+20, UN Women, Fifa, IOC. He is currently a Portuguese TA at UNM. His primary interests are in contemporary Brazilian and Latin-American Literature and Cultural productions. He is especially interested in how masculinity and violence are reflected in Literature and Cultural productions, at times, revealing a trivialization of social violence.

Research Interests

* Contemporary Brazilian Literature and cultural studies

* Contemporary Latin-American Literature and cultural studies

* Masculinity and violence

*Profile picture is from when he was translating at the UN.


Physical Address

Room 305
Ortega Hall
Building # 079 on the UNM map