Sandra Sousa

Sandra Sousa, Ph.D.

Education

  • Ph.D. in Portuguese and Brazilian Studies from Brown University (2012)
  • M.A. in Portuguese and Brazilian Studies from Brown University (2011)
  • M.A. in Portuguese Studies from University of Massachusetts – Dartmouth (2006)
  • B.A. in Portuguese Language and Culture from University of Lisbon (Portugal) (2001)

Research Interests

  • Colonialism and post-colonialism;
  • Portuguese Colonial Literature;
  • Race relations in Mozambique;
  • War, dictatorship and violence in contemporary Portuguese and Luso-African literature;
  • Feminine writing in Portuguese, Brazilian and African literature.

Selected Publications

Books

  • Visitas a João Paulo Borges Coelho. Leituras, Diálogos e Futuros. Sheila Khan, Sandra Sousa, Leonor Simas-Almeida Isabel A. Ferreira-Gould, Nazir Ahmed Can (eds.). Lisboa: Edições Colibri, 2017.
  • Ficções do Outro: Império, Raça e Subjectividade no Moçambique Colonial. Lisboa: Esfera do Caos, 2015.

Edited Editions

  • Passados antecipados, futuros empoeirados: os caminhos da ficção de João Paulo Borges Coelho. Mulemba 10.18 (2018). Ed. Nazir Ahmed Can, Sandra Sousa, Sheila Khan e Elena Brugioni.

Articles/Essays

  • “Pretos e Brancos: Brito Camacho e o Olhar Antropológico da Literatura Colonial.” Abril 10.20 (2018): 25-36.



  • “Racial and Cultural Bridges in Mia Couto’s O Outro Pé da Sereia.” Transmodernity: Journal of Peripheral Cultural Production of the Luso-Hispanic World 8.1 (2018): 63-77.  



  • ““Eu quero ver o Atlântico”: A ficção portuguesa “marginal” depois da revolução.” Revista Moara. 48 (2018): 157-168.
  • “A Descoberta de uma Identidade Pós-Colonial em Esse Cabelo de Djaimilia Pereira de Almeida.” Abril 9.18 (2017): 57-68.
  • “On the Particularities of Postcolonial Studies, or How Postcolonialism Has Become Obsolete.” Mulemba 9.16. (2017): 19-31.
  • “‘Artes e Letras Coloniais/Ultramarinas’ no Boletim Geral das Colónias e do Ultramar.” Transmordernity: Journal of Peripheral Cultural Production of the Luso-Hispanic World 7.2 (2017): 56-72.                                               
  • “Quando as mulheres transgridem o espaço: João Guimarães Rosa e Graciliano Ramos em comparação.” Signo 42. 74 (2017): 126-138.
  • “Haiti and Mozambique: Postcolonial literature in the context of combined and uneven development.” e-cadernos CES 26 (2017): 129-151.
  • E tu, que achas tu de tudo isto?”: Colonial Women, Memory and Post-Independence in João Paulo Borges Coelho’s Rainhas da Noite.” Gragoatá. Vol 21. N.41 (2016): 830-849.
  • “Now we don’t have anything”: Remembering Angola through the lens of American missionaries.” Configurações 17 (2016): 119-137.
  • "'Ursos,’ ‘Palermas’ ou Soviéticos?: Socialismo e Capitalismo em AvóDezanove e o segredo do Soviético de Ondjaki.” Afro-Hispanic Review. Volume 34, Number 1 (2016): 107-118.
  • (with Tom Lewis) “Knowledge and politics across the North/South divide.” International Socialist Review. Issue 99. 2015-16: 77-93.
  • O Mato de Guilhermina de Azeredo: a mulher colonizadora em Angola.” InterDISCIPLINARY Journal of Portuguese Diaspora Studies. Special Issue 4.1. Words in Exile: Poetics of Female Voices of the Portuguese-Speaking World (2015): 31-48.
  • “‘War is not measured by uniforms or rifles’: resisting Portuguese colonial wars through “marginal” sexual behaviors.” Transmordernity: Journal of Peripheral Cultural Production of the Luso-Hispanic World. Vol. 4, Issue 2 (2015): 57-72.
  • (With Tom Lewis) “Para Além da Divisão Norte/Sul em Epistemologia e Política Emancipatória.” Configurações 12 (2014): 29-45.
  • “Da capital para o interior: a jornada de uma mulher dentro das margens do Império Colonial Português.” Ellipsis [Journal of the American-Portuguese Studies Association]. vol.12 (2014): 243-258.
  • “João Paulo Borges Coelho e as Contradições do Pós-colonialismo: uma análise de A Crónica da Rua 513.2.” Literatura em Debate. v. 7, n. 13(2014): 106:121. 
  • O Mato de Guilhermina de Azeredo: ambivalência colonial no feminino.” Buala. (2013)
  • “A influência do luso-tropicalismo na literatura colonial portuguesa da década de 60: mito ou realidade?” Revista Trama. Vol 9, nº 17, 1º semestre (2013): 153-165.
  • “A conjugação do verbo odiar em O Matador de Patrícia Melo.” Revista SOLETRAS. Nº 23 (2012): 140-154.
  • “Clarice Lispector: Subsídios para o género masculino e feminino.” Hispania. Vol 95, 2 (2012): 227-235.
  • "Demarginalising Portugal’s Elderly: Representations of Ageing in José Luís Peixoto’s Cal.” Forum for Modern Language Studies. Oxford University Press 47, 1 (2011): 210-221.
  • “As contradições da escravatura na Baía do século dezanove: Viva o Povo Brasileiro e Domingos Sodré.” Fórum de Literatura Brasileira Contemporânea 6 (2011):153-177.
  • “A Importância do Espaço na Constituição do Género em O Primo Bazilio de Eça de Queiroz.” Caligrama Vol 15, N. 1 (2010): 253-278.
  • “O pacto emocional em Os Cus de Judas.” Divergencias Revista de estudios lingüísticos y literários 1, vol. 8 (2010): 12-19.
  • “‘Conheces o nome que te deram, não conheces o nome que tens’: a questão identitária do nome próprio e a experiência nipo-brasileira em O Sol se Põe em São Paulo de Bernardo Carvalho.” Revista Iberoamericana 230, vol. LXXVI (2010): 187-199.
  • “Portuguese Literature.” World and Its Peoples–Europe. Vol. (Spain and Portugal). Marshall Cavendish Reference, New York (2009).
  • “Fernando Pessoa: O mistério da arte de fingir.” Romance Notes. Vol. XLVII N.2 (2007): 225-233.

     

Book Sections/Chapters

  • “Bernardo Carvalho or the Truth That You Can Only Know through Fiction.” Critical Insights. Contemporary Latin American Fiction. Ed. Ignacio López-Calvo. Ipswich, MA: Grey House Publishing, 2017. 150-162.
  • “Desafiando silêncios: as ambiguidades raciais em O Olho de Hertzog de João Paulo Borges Coelho.” Visitas a João Paulo Borges Coelho. Leituras, Diálogos e Futuros. Sheila Khan, Sandra Sousa, Leonor Simas-Almeida Isabel A. Ferreira-Gould, Nazir Ahmed Can (eds.). Lisboa: Edições Colibri, 2017. 181-193.
  • “Os Prémios Literários durante o Estado Novo: uma outra História?” Prémios Literários. O Poder das Narrativas/ As Narrativas do Poder. Orgs. Ana Gabriela Macedo, Elena Brugioni, Joana Passos. Porto: Editora Afrontamento, 2016: 43-52.

Book Reviews

  • “Sadlier, Darlene J. “The Portuguese-Speaking Diaspora Seven Centuries of Literature and the Arts. Austin: University of Texas Press, 2016. Pp. 314. ISBN: 978-1-4773-1148-6.” Hispania 101.1 (March 2018): 152-153.
  • “‘Aries Point’, a novella by Nancy Bird.” Revista Cruce. 21 Set. 2016.
  • “Sheila Khan, Portugal a lápis de cor. A Sul de uma pós-colonialidade. (Coimbra: Almedina, 2015).” Configurações 17 (2016): 259-261.
  • “Dora Nunes Gago, Travessias. Contos Migratórios, Viseu, Edições Esgotadas, 2014.” Lisboa: CLEPUL em Revista, nª4: 6-8.
  • “Isfahani-Hammond, Alexandra. White Negritude. Race, Writing, and Brazilian Cultural Identity.”  New York: Palgrave Macmillan, 2008. 194 p.” Brasil Brazil 47 (2014): 127-129.
  • “SJU→MSP: A Puerto Rican Woman in Minnesota” Centro Voices (2014).
  • “Margo Milleret. Latin American women on/in stages. Albany, NY: State University of New York Press, 2004. 263p.” Brasil Brazil 37 (2008): 110-114.

Miscellaneous Publications

  • “Can We Keep on Dancing? Role-Play in Online Courses.” Faculty Focus 16.3 (2017): 7-8.
  • “Try Running After Work: On the Possibilities of Active-Learning Classes.” Faculty Focus. Vol. 15. Nº 1 (2016): 9-10.
  • “From the Dark to the Light: How Role-Play Can Transform Teaching and Learning.” Faculty Focus. Vol. 14. Nº 3 (2015): 9-10.
  • “João Dias.” Dictionary Literary Biography: Lusophone African Authors. Ed. Monica Rector and Richard Vernon. Vol. 367. New York: Gale, Cengage Learning (2012): 75-78.
  • “João Melo.” Dictionary Literary Biography: Lusophone African Authors. Ed. Monica Rector and Richard Vernon. Vol. 367. New York: Gale, Cengage Learning (2012): 111-115. 
  • “João Paulo Borges Coelho.” Dictionary Literary Biography: Lusophone African Authors. Ed. Monica Rector and Richard Vernon. Vol.367. New York: Gale, Cengage Learning (2012): 25-28.
  • “Lina Magaia.” Dictionary Literary Biography: Lusophone African Authors. Ed. Monica Rector and Richard Vernon. Vol. 367. New York: Gale, Cengage Learning (2012): 106-110.

Courses

Course Number Course Title Mode Date and Time Syllabus
11101 LAS3101 Latin Amer Popular Culture World Wide Web (W) - Unavailable
No Description Available
11361 POR1120C Ele Portuguese Lang & Civ Ⅰ Face to Face Instruction (P) Tu,Th 1900-01-01 10:30:00 - 1900-01-01 11:45:00 Unavailable
No Description Available
20022 POR3300 Portuguese Composition Face to Face Instruction (P) Tu,Th 1900-01-01 12:00:00 - 1900-01-01 13:15:00 Unavailable
No Description Available
Course Number Course Title Mode Date and Time Syllabus
81486 LAS4023 African Caribbean Experience World Wide Web (W) - Unavailable
No Description Available
92090 POR3301 Ad Portuguese Grammar and Comp Face to Face Instruction (P) Tu,Th 1900-01-01 13:30:00 - 1900-01-01 14:45:00 Unavailable
No Description Available
Course Number Course Title Mode Session Date and Time Syllabus
61568 LAS3320 Brazilian Culture World Wide Web (W) A - Unavailable
No Description Available
Course Number Course Title Mode Date and Time Syllabus
11160 LAS3101 Latin Amer Popular Culture World Wide Web (W) 1900-01-01 00:00:00 - 1900-01-01 00:00:00 Unavailable
No Description Available
20884 POR2200 Intermediate Portuguese Ⅰ Face to Face Instruction (P) Tu,Th 1900-01-01 12:00:00 - 1900-01-01 13:15:00 Unavailable
No Description Available
Course Number Course Title Mode Date and Time Syllabus
81682 LAS4023 African Caribbean Experience World Wide Web (W) 1900-01-01 00:00:00 - 1900-01-01 00:00:00 Unavailable
No Description Available
92366 POR1121C Ele Portuguese Lang & Civ Ⅱ Face to Face Instruction (P) Tu,Th 1900-01-01 09:00:00 - 1900-01-01 10:15:00 Unavailable
No Description Available
92364 POR3413 Advanced Portuguese Oral Comm. Face to Face Instruction (P) Tu,Th 1900-01-01 13:30:00 - 1900-01-01 14:45:00 Unavailable
No Description Available

Updated: Oct 11, 2018