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Mario Cámara (University of Buenos Aires) to teach courses on modern Brazilian literature and culture

Mario Cámara holds a Ph.D. in Literature and is an Associate Professor of Brazilian Literature at the University of Buenos Aires and a Research Associate at CONICET. He has published El caso Torquato Neto, diversos modos de ser vampiro en Brasil en los años setenta (2011, Florianópolis, Brasil) and Cuerpos paganos, usos y efectos en la cultura brasileña 1960-1980 (2011, Buenos Aires).

Since 2003, he is part of the editorial group of the review Grumo, literature and picture (Ministry of Culture Award, Brazil, 2007) and since 2009 he manages the site www.salagrumo.org. He was a research fellow for the DAAD at the Ibero-Amerikanisches Institut and for the Coimbra Group at the University of Leiden, Netherlands.

He will spend the Fall semester in the Department of Spanish and Portuguese, teaching POR-301/LAS-303: Modern Brazilian Literature and Culture, and POR-561: Images for a New World. Poetry and Fiction in Brazil and Argentina.