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Luiz Fernando Valente

Luiz Fernando Valente, Brazilian humanities and literature educator. Portuguese Government fellow, 1981.

Background

  • Valente, Luiz Fernando was born on March 16, 1950 in Rio de Janeiro. Naturalized, 1994.

  • Education

    • Diploma in French studies, University Nancy, 1968. AB summa cum laude in French literature, Bowdoin College, 1971. Doctor of Philosophy in Comparative Literature, Brown University, 1983.

    Career

    • Teaching fellow Portuguese Brown University, Providence, 1982-1983, visiting lecturer Brazilian language and literature, 1983-1986, lecturer Portuguese and Brazilian studies, 1986-1989, assistant professor, 1989-1993, associate professor Portuguese-Brazilian studies, comparative literature, since 1993. Instructor Portuguese Providence College, 1976-1977, instructor Portuguese, French, 1977-1980, assistant professor Portuguese and French, 1980-1982, chair Portuguese-Brazilian studies, since 2003. Visiting professor comparative literature, graduate program in linguistics and literature Pontificia University Catholic do Rio Grande do Sul, Porto Alegre, Brazil, 1988, 1993.

    Works

    • Associate editor Brasil/Brazil: A Journal of Brazilian Literature. Consultant editor Latin American Literature, The Explicator. Member editorial board Luso-Brazilian Review.

      Contributor articles to professional journals and encyclopedias, chapters to books.

    Membership

    Member Modern Language Association, American Association Teachers Spanish and Portuguese (board directors Rhode Island chapter 1990-1992), Northeastern Association Brazilianists (vice president 1985-1987, president 1987-1989, sec-treasurer since 1989), International Comparative Literature Association, American Comparative Literature Association, Brazilian Studies Association (executive committee since 2002), Southern Comparative Literature Association, New England Council Latin American Studies, Latin American Studies Association, Brazilian Association Comparative Literature, Phi Beta Kappa.
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    Born March 16, 1950
    (age 67)
    Nationality
    • 1968
      University Nancy
    • 1971
      Bowdoin College
    • 1983
      Brown University
    • 1977 - 1980
      instructor, Portuguese Providence College
    • 1982 - 1983
      Teaching fellow, Portuguese Brown University
      Providence, Rhode Island, United States
    • 2003
      instructor, Portuguese Providence College
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