Faculty

Meet our team

Research Area 1
Discourse and Literacies

Professora Adriana Carvalho Lopes

Profª. Drª. Adriana Carvalho Lopes

BIO

Adriana Lopes holds a degree in languages from the University of Brasília (2000), a master’s in linguistics from the University of Brasília (2000), and a doctorate in linguistics from the Language Studies Institute of the State University of Campinas (2010). She was a visiting scholar at the Department of African American Studies of the University of California, Berkeley, under the supervision of Professor Percy Hintzen, with a grant from the Coordination for the Improvement of Higher Education Personnel (CAPES). In 2012, she published the book Funk-se Quem Quiser no Batidão Negro da Cidade Carioca (Rio de Janeiro: Bom Texto/FAPERJ). She is currently an associate professor at the Department of Education of the Federal Rural University of Rio de Janeiro (DES/UFRRJ), and a lecturer with the Interdisciplinary Graduate Program in Applied Linguistics of the Federal University of Rio de Janeiro (PIPGLA/UFRJ) and the Graduate Program in Education, Contemporary Contexts, and Popular Demands (PPGDUC/UFRRJ). Her research interests concern youth, literacies, and ethnic-racial and gendered relations, taking indisciplinary approaches that propose dialogue among applied linguistics, linguistic anthropology, critical pragmatics, and education. She has considerable experience in the training of teachers of Portuguese, combining linguistic, human, and social development. She is a member of NUDES – Discourse and Society Research Group (website: http://nudes.letras.ufrj.br/) 

Research Interests

Applied linguistics and teaching; critical literacy; new pragmatics, linguistic anthropology, critical discourse analysis.

Professora Adriana Carvalho Lopes

Profª. Drª. Ana Flávia Lopes Magela Gerhardt

BIO

Ana Flávia Gerhardt holds a doctorate in languages (vernacular languages – Portuguese) from the Federal University of Rio de Janeiro (2002) and pursued postdoctoral studies in applied linguistics at the University of Portsmouth, United Kingdom (2011). She is currently an associate professor (level II) at the Federal University of Rio de Janeiro (UFRJ), where she is a member of the faculty of both the Interdisciplinary Graduate Program of Applied Linguistics and the Professional Master’s Program in Languages. She has extensive experience in the field of languages, especially linguistics applied to language teaching. Her main research interests are the teaching of reading, writing, and grammar. In her research, she also focuses on the contributions of cognitive psychology to the investigation of distributed cognition, and the importance of metacognition and metalinguistic knowledge for the improvement of language teaching at all levels, focusing on the critical analysis of teaching aids, curriculum design, public policies for education, and materials design. She is a member of the PLELL research group, which specializes in Literacy in Language and Literature Teaching (website: https://www.plell.com.br/).

Research Interests

Language teaching and learning; cognitive sciences.

Professora Adriana Carvalho Lopes

Profª. Drª. Christine Siqueira Nicolaides

BIO

Christine Nicolaides holds a teaching degree in languages (Portuguese and English) from the Catholic University of Pelotas (1987), a master’s degree in languages from the same university (1996), and a doctorate in languages from the Federal University of Rio Grande do Sul (2003). Not only has she worked in English language teacher training for more than three decades, but she has also taught English at public and private schools and, for the last 25 years, at university level. After working at the Catholic University of Pelotas and the Federal University of Rio Grande do Sul, she joined the Department of Anglo-Germanic Studies of the Federal University of Rio de Janeiro (UFRJ), where she was a professor of English between 2009 and 2019. At UFRJ, she was Assistant Director of Liaison and Infrastructure from 2014 to 2018. From 2013 to 2019, she was the coordinator of the Languages Without Borders program at the same institution. She was also the president of the Applied Linguistics Association of Brazil for two years between 2011 and 2013. In 2017, she concluded her postdoctoral research in second language studies at San Francisco State University, California . In May 2018 she was a visiting professor at the Applied Linguistics Department of Universitat Düisburg- Essen, in Germany. She is currently a researcher with NUVYLA – Study and Research Group of the Vygotsky School in Applied Linguistics (website: https://www.facebook.com/302379660686653/)

Research Interests

Autonomy, beliefs, teacher training, L2 students, sociocultural theory and critical pedagogy.

Professora Adriana Carvalho Lopes

Profª. Drª. Kátia Cristina do Amaral Tavares

BIO

Kátia Tavares holds a master’s degree in applied linguistics from the Federal University of Rio de Janeiro (1993) and a doctorate in applied linguistics and language studies from the Pontifical Catholic University of São Paulo (2004). She is currently an associate professor at the Federal University of Rio de Janeiro, working with the Interdisciplinary Program of Applied Linguistics (PIPGLA), the Professional Master’s Program in Languages (PROFLETRAS), and the English sector of the Department of Anglo-Germanic Studies in the Faculty of Letters. She coordinates LingNet, the Language, Education, and Technology research group (www.lingnet.pro.br), which is part of PIPGLA, developing and supervising research in the field. Her interests include the use of digital information and communication technologies in education (either face-to-face or remotely), teacher training, and the teaching of reading mediated by digital technologies. She is also a member of the study group NUPEL – Research in Language Teaching and Learning (http://nupel.letras.ufrj.br/)

Research Interests

Discursive and interactional practices mediated by new communication and information technologies; teacher training in and for digital contexts; teaching and learning in contexts mediated by new communication and information technologies. 

Professora Adriana Carvalho Lopes

Prof. Dr. Marcel Álvaro de Amorim

BIO

Marcel Amorim holds a bachelor’s degree in languages from University Center of Barra Mansa (UBM), a diploma in distance learning from the Federal Fluminense University (UFF), and master’s and doctoral degrees in languages (applied linguistics) from the Federal University of Rio de Janeiro (UFRJ). He undertook postdoctoral research in Brazilian Studies at the Brazil Institute of King’s College London, UK. He is currently a member of the faculty at the Federal Institute of Education, Science, and Technology of Rio de Janeiro (IFRJ), where he lectures in the professional graduate diploma course in Professional and Technological Education (ProfEPT-IFRJ). He is also a professor with the Interdisciplinary Graduate Program of Applied Linguistics from UFRJ. He has experience in the fields of applied linguistics, Bakhtin studies, and Brazilian studies. His research interests include translation, movie adaptation; and the teaching of literatures and literary literacy. He is a member of the PLELL research group (Literacy in Language and Literature Teaching; website (https://www.plell.com.br/).

Research Interests

Translation, movie adaptation; literary reading; literature teaching.

Professora Adriana Carvalho Lopes

Profª. Drª. Mergenfel Vaz Ferreira

BIO

Mergenfel Vaz Ferreira is associate professor of German Language and German Teaching Practice in the Anglo-Germanic Studies Department of the Federal University of Rio de Janeiro (UFRJ). Since 2016, she has coordinated the German area of the Languages Open to the Community language teaching project at the UFRJ Faculty of Letters. Since 2014, she has coordinated the outreach project Language Lessons in Public Spaces. She also develops and runs courses in German as an Additional Language in public institutions, such as schools and libraries in the state of Rio de Janeiro. She holds a bachelor’s degree and teaching certificate in languages (Portuguese and German) from the State University of Rio de Janeiro (1997) and a graduate diploma in interaction and discourse from UFRJ (1999). She earned a master’s (2005) and a doctorate (2010) in language studies from the Pontifical  Catholic University of Rio de Janeiro. Her main areas of interest are the teaching and learning of additional languages and cultures, focusing on language teacher training, teaching methodologies, and the development of learning aids. She currently develops and supervises research related to multilevel language learning contexts, autonomy, and initiatives with an emphasis on differentiated pedagogy. 

Research Interests

Language teaching and learning; didactics and teaching methodologies of additional languages, language teacher training. 

Professora Adriana Carvalho Lopes

Profª. Drª. Paula Tatianne Carréra Szundy

BIO

Paula Szundy holds a bachelor’s degree in languages from Faculdades Integradas Teresa Dávilla (1995), a master’s degree in applied linguistics and language teaching from the Pontifical Catholic University of São Paulo (2001), and a doctorate in applied linguistics and language studies from the Pontifical Catholic University of São Paulo (2005). She pursued postdoctoral research at  King’s College London (2015-2016) by means of a senior fellowship grant from the  Coordination for the Improvement of Higher Education Personnel (CAPES process number 99999.002817/2015-02). She is currently an associate professor with the Anglo-Germanic Languages Department, and is a faculty member of the Interdisciplinary Graduate Program in Applied Linguistics from the Federal University of Rio de Janeiro (UFRJ). She was the president of the Applied Linguistics Association of Brazil (ALAB) in 2010-2011 and 2016-2017. With applied linguistics as her area of expertise, she specializes in teacher training. Her research interests include: additional language teaching and learning, teacher training, discourse genres and teaching, literacy practices in school and higher education settings, and linguistic ideologies. She is a member of two research groups: NUPEL – Research in Language Teaching and Learning (website: http://nupel.letras.ufrj.br/) and PLELL – Literacy in Language and Literature Teaching (website: https://www.plell.com.br/).

Research Interests

Teacher training; language teaching and learning; discourse genres.

Professora Adriana Carvalho Lopes

Prof. Dr. Rogério Casanovas Tilio

BIO

Rogério Casanovas Tilio holds a doctorate in language studies from the Pontifical Catholic University of Rio de Janeiro (PUC-Rio, 2006), a master’s in applied linguistics in the area of interaction and discourse from the Federal University of Rio de Janeiro (UFRJ, 2001), a graduate diploma in English language from PUC-Rio (1998), a degree with teaching certificate from Santa Úrsula University (1995), and a bachelor’s degree in economic sciences from the State University of Rio de Janeiro (1994). He is an associate professor with the Faculty of Letters at the Federal University of Rio de Janeiro (UFRJ), where he works in the Interdisciplinary Graduate Program in Applied Linguistics and the English Language sector. He is also the coordinator of the undergraduate courses in Anglo-Germanic languages at the same institution. He has served as coordinator of English for the PIBID scholarship program for undergraduate trainee teachers and pedagogical coordinator of English for the English Without Borders program, both funded by the Coordination for the Improvement of Higher Education Personnel (CAPES), with the latter also receiving funds from the Higher Education Secretariat of the Ministry of Education (SESu-MEC). He was vice-president and treasurer of the Applied Linguistics Association of Brazil (ALAB) from 2012 to 2019, and has authored textbooks for the teaching of English as a foreign language. His research interests include: the writing and appraisal of textbook, multiliteracies and critical literacy, language teaching, and teacher training. He is part of the research group NUPEL – Research in Language Teaching and Learning (website: http://nupel.letras.ufrj.br/).

Research Interests

Writing and appraisal of textbooks, critical literacy; language teaching and teacher training; and the social constructionist nature of language, discourse, social identities, and cultures.

Research Area 2
Discourse and Social Practices

Professora Adriana Carvalho Lopes

Prof. Dr. Adolfo Tanzi Neto

BIO

Adolfo Neto earned his doctorate in applied linguistics and language studies at the Pontifical Catholic University of São Paulo (PUC-SP), including a doctoral internship with the Oxford Center for Sociocultural and Activity Theory at the Education Department of the University of Oxford. He obtained his master’s degree in applied linguistics from the State University of Campinas (UNICAMP). He studied for an undergraduate course with teaching certificate in English language at Broward Community College, Florida, USA, which he concluded on the language course in Portuguese and English at the Pontifical University of São Paulo (PUC-SP). Previously, he was adjunct professor with the Languages and Humanities Department of the University of International Integration of Afro-Brazilian Lusophony (UNILAB) and visiting professor in the Computer Science Department of the Mathematics and Statistics Institute at the Federal University of Bahia (UFBA), in the research are of Computing and Education. He is editor-in-chief of the journals The ESPecialist (LAEL-PUC-SP), Revista Brasileira da Pesquisa Sócio-Histórico-Cultural e da Atividade (PIPGLA-UFRJ and other higher education institutions), and Revista Indisciplina em Linguística Aplicada (PIPGLA-UFRJ). He is coordinator of the Brazilian section of the International Society for Cultural-Historical Activity Research and global secretary at the same society (2017-2020). He is the leader of the research group NUVYLA – Study and Research Group of the Vygotsky School in Applied Linguistics (website: https://www.facebook.com/302379660686653/) and a member of the Applied Linguistics Association of Brazil (ALAB), in the working group “Training Educators in Applied Linguistics’”. His research interests focus on language in the field of social activism, social justice, autonomy, agency, and teaching and learning, based on critical epistemologies, emphasizing social-historical-cultural theory, as well as critical theories grounded in a historical and dialectical perspective.

Research Interests

Teaching and learning from a social-historical-cultural perspective; linguistic mobility and multi(bi)lingualism; radical agency; autonomy; social justice/transformation.

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Profª. Drª. Branca Falabella Fabrício

BIO

An associate professor with the Interdisciplinary Graduate Program in Applied Linguistics at the Federal University of Rio de Janeiro (PIPGLA/UFRJ), Branca Fabricio holds a doctorate in languages from the Pontifical Catholic University of Rio de Janeiro (PUC-Rio), and has been a recipient of research grants from the National Council for Scientific and Technological Development (CNPq) since 2011. She was a doctoral intern at the University of Lancaster, receiving junior scholar research grants from both CNPq and UFRJ, and carried out postdoctoral research at King’s College London. She has taken part in the organization of international conferences in Brazil and in the scientific committees of international events. She is currently serving a two-year term (2020-2021) as secretary of the Applied Linguistics Association of Brazil (ALAB). She has published myriad papers and book chapters in Brazil, the United States, and the UK. Her most recent research focuses on the processes of textual trajectories and the circulation of discourses in times of globalization, identity performativities (gender, sexuality, and race) in contemporary social practices of school and digital literacy, and other performativities in the offline world. She has also studied the communicability of cartographies and the metapragmatic processes they involve. She is a member of NUDES – Discourse and Society Research Group (website: www.nudes.letras.ufrj.br).

Research Interests

Discursive interactional and identity practices in institutional contexts (school, media, work, family, etc.); discursive and identity practices in the implementation of change in institutional settings (school, media, work, family, etc.).

Professora Adriana Carvalho Lopes

Prof. Dr. Daniel do Nascimento e Silva

BIO

Daniel do Nascimento e Silva holds a teaching degree, a master’s, and a doctorate from the State University of Campinas (UNICAMP). He was a visiting doctoral student (2007-2008) and a postdoctoral researcher (2015-2016) with the Linguistic Anthropology Group of the Department of Anthropology at the University of California, Berkeley. He is associate editor of the journals Pragmatics (of the International Association of Pragmatics) and Works in Applied Linguistics (from UNICAMP). He undertakes research into the relationship between significance and violence and into literacies, discourse circulation, and regimes of linguistic commodification in the field of social and interactional language studies. He has experience in teacher training and investigates the relationships between education and human/social development. He is a member of NUDES – Discourse and Society Research Group (website: www.nudes.letras.ufrj.br).

Research Interests

Practices and processes of identity construction and differentiation; demarcation of political and symbolic boundaries stemming from ideologies and linguistic regimes; relations between significance and violence; media ethnography and mediations.

Professora Adriana Carvalho Lopes

Prof. Dr. Luiz Paulo da Moita Lopes

BIO

Luiz Paulo da Moita Lopes is a full professor with the Interdisciplinary Graduate Program in Applied Linguistics of the Federal University of Rio de Janeiro (PIPGLA/UFRJ) and a recipient of a research grant from the National Council for Scientific and Technological Development (CNPq). He holds a doctorate in applied linguistics from the University of London. He has served as president of the Applied Linguistics Association of Brazil (ALAB), represented the Languages and Linguistic area of the Advisory Council of CNPq, and sat on the board of the Brazilian Association of Graduate Studies on Languages and Linguistics (ANPOLL). He has published ten books in Brazil (Oficina de Linguística Aplicada, Identidades Fragmentadas, Discursos de Identidades, Identidades – Recortes Multi- e Interdisciplinares, Por uma Linguística Aplicada INdisciplinar, Performances, Para além da identidade: fluxos, movimentos e trânsitos, Estudos de identidade: entre saberes e práticas, Português no século XXI: cenário geopolítico e sociolinguístico, Linguística Aplicada na Modernidade Recente- Festschrift para Antonieta Celani) and one in the UK and the United States (Global Portuguese. Linguistic ideologies in late modernity). He has also published papers in scientific journals and book chapters in Brazil, Mexico, the United States, the Netherlands, and the UK. He works in the areas of applied linguistics and sociolinguistics, specifically in the field of relations between discourse and social practices, with emphasis on school literacy (in first and foreign languages) and non-academic (media and digital) literacy, focusing on the performative construction of gender, sexuality, and race. He has also researched issues involving language and globalization, mainly concerning theoretical, methodological, and analytical challenges stemming from migration studies. He is a researcher with NUDES – Discourse and Society Research Group (website: www.nudes.letras.ufrj.br).

Research Interests

Identity discourse and practices in institutional contexts (schools, family, media, hospitals, unions, samba and hip-hop communities, etc.); school and non-school (digital, media, etc.) literacy as a space for the construction of social identities.

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Profª. Drª. Fátima Lima

BIO

Fátima Lima is a black anthropologist and feminist. She has a Ph.D in collective health from the Social Medicine Institute of the State University of Rio de Janeiro (UERJ), and did postdoctoral research in the Social Anthropology program of the National Museum, linked to the Federal University of Rio de Janeiro (UFRJ). She is an associate professor at the Federal University of Rio de Janeiro (Macaé campus), with the Interdisciplinary Graduate Program in Applied Linguistics (PIPGLA/UFRJ), and the Graduate Program in Ethnic and Race Relations of the Federal Center of Technical Education of Rio de Janeiro (CEFET/RJ). She is the author of the book Corpos, Gêneros, Sexualidades – políticas de Subjetivação, published by Editora Rede Unida. She works in the human and social sciences in the studies of language, discourse, and narratives, mainly on the following themes: race, gender, sexuality, feminist theories (emphasizing black and decolonial feminisms), political processes of subjectification, and studies and research with so-called subaltern groups. She is a member of NUDES – Discourse and Society Research Group (website: www.nudes.letras.ufrj.br).

Research Interests

Language; race; gender; sexuality; black feminisms; studies and research with so-called subaltern groups.

Professora Adriana Carvalho Lopes

Prof. Dr. Paulo Cortes Gago

BIO

Paulo Gago is a full professor of Anglo-Germanic languages at the Federal University of Rio de Janeiro (UFRJ), and a researcher with the Interdisciplinary Graduate Program in Applied Linguistics of the same institution (PIPGLA/UFRJ). His research interests include the area of language and interaction, with emphasis on labor practices in institutional contexts and third-party interventions in conflict situations. He coordinates the research group Interaction in Institutional Contexts (ICI), linked to the National Council for Scientific and Technological Development (CNPq). From 2012 to 2015, he coordinated the research ethics committee of the Federal University of Juiz de Fora. He is a reviewer for journals and provides ad hoc consultancy for funding agencies.

Research Interests

Language and society, pragmatics, conversation analysis, interactional sociolinguistics, discourse analysis; language, institutions, and professional practices; third-party interventions in situations of conflict; psychiatric interviewing, interaction in the classroom.

Professora Adriana Carvalho Lopes

Prof. Dr. Rodrigo Borba

BIO

Rodrigo Borba holds a teaching degree in languages (English) from the University of Vale do Rio dos Sinos, and master’s and doctoral degrees from the Interdisciplinary Graduate Program in Applied Linguistics of the Federal University of Rio de Janeiro (PIPGLA/UFRJ). He was a visiting fellow at the Center for Discourse, Language and Communication of King’s College London, in the Department of English Language and Applied Linguistics of Birmingham University, UK, and at the Faculty of Linguistics, Philology and Phonetics of Oxford University. In his research he takes an indisciplinary perspective on identity, gender, and sexuality construction that involves interplays between applied linguistics, linguistic anthropology, interactional sociolinguistics, discourse analysis, conversation analysis, linguistic landscapes, and the relations among linguistics, feminism and queer theory. He is a reviewer for journals and national and international funding agencies. He is co-editor of the journal Gender and Language and a researcher with NUDES – Discourse and Society Research Group (website: www.nudes.letras.ufrj.br).

Research Interests

Applied linguistics; queer linguistics; linguistic anthropology; qualitative sociolinguistics; feminisms and queer theories; conversation analysis; critical discourse analysis; gender, language and sexuality; doctor-patient interaction; linguistic ethnography; corpus linguistics.

Professora Adriana Carvalho Lopes

Prof. Dr. William Soares dos Santos

BIO

William dos Santos holds a teaching degree in Portuguese and Italian from the Federal University of Rio de Janeiro (UFRJ, 1997), a teaching degree in English From Estácio de Sá University (2019), a master’s degree in applied linguistics from UFRJ, and a doctorate in language studies from the Pontifical Catholic University of Rio de Janeiro (PUC-Rio, 2007). He is an associate professor with the Faculty of Education at UFRJ, with responsibility for the Portuguese and Italian teaching practice disciplines. He is also a professor of both the Interdisciplinary Graduate Program in Applied Linguistics of UFRJ (PIPGLA/UFRJ) and the Graduate Program in Romance Languages (PPGLEN) of the same institution. His current research involves education, teacher training, and narrative studies, investigating contexts of Italian, Portuguese-speaking (especially Brazilian), and English-speaking Anglo-Saxon cultures.

Research Interests

Education; teacher training; narrative studies; literacy, reading and literary production; discursive, interactional and identity practices in institutional contexts (school, religious, etc.); Italian, Portuguese-speaking (especially Brazilian), and English-speaking Anglo-Saxon cultures.

Research Area 3
Discourse and Transculturality

Professora Adriana Carvalho Lopes

Profª. Drª. Érica Schlude Wels

BIO

Since 2011, Érica Schlude Wels has been working as an associate professor of German Language and Literature with the Department of Anglo-Germanic Languages at the Federal University of Rio de Janeiro (UFRJ), where she has been a member of the faculty of the Interdisciplinary Graduate Program in Applied Linguistics (PIPGLA/UFRJ) since 2017, having worked at the same university as a substitute professor of German (2009-2010). She holds a bachelor’s and teaching degree in languages (Portuguese and German) from UFRJ (2009), a bachelor’s degree in social communication from the State University of Rio de Janeiro (UERJ), with emphasis in journalism, and a master’s (1999) and doctorate (2004) in vernacular languages from UFRJ. Since 2018, she has been coordinating the research group SEGEFES- Sexualities, Genders, Feminisms (website: https://www.segefes.letras.ufrj.br). Her research interests include psychoanalysis and literature, especially when they concern the concepts of feminism, gender, sexuality, discourse, and hysteria.

Research Interests

Establishing dialogue between psychoanalysis and literature, mainly focusing on German language authors; fin-de-siècle Vienna and its authors; hysteria and women’s literature; hysteria and female characters; critical reading of sexuality, sex, and gender.

Professora Adriana Carvalho Lopes

Prof. Dr. Henrique Fortuna Cairus

BIO

Henrique Cairus is a full professor at the Federal University of Rio de Janeiro (UFRJ). He holds two bachelor’s degrees in languages (Portuguese and Greek, and Portuguese and vernacular languages), a master’s in classical languages (1994), and a doctorate in classical languages (1999), all from UFRJ. He is a permanent professor of the Interdisciplinary Graduate Program in Applied Linguistics at the same institution (PIPGLA/UFRJ) and coordinator of the research group PROAERA – Studies of the Representation of Antiquity (website: http://www.pec.ufrj.br/proaera). He was president of the Brazilian Society of Classical Studies for two years between 2011 and 2013.

Research Interests

Legitimation and solidification of discourses; language and discourses in the history of Western philosophy; genealogy of concepts in Antiquity.

Professora Adriana Carvalho Lopes

Profª. Drª. Janine Pimentel

BIO

Janine Pimentel holds a teaching degree in languages and modern literatures (English and German studies) from NOVA University Lisbon and a master’s in linguistics with emphasis on Lexicography and Terminology from the same institution. She has a PhD in translation studies from the University of Montreal, where she has also taught. In 2014, she pursued postdoctoral research at the Pontifical Catholic University of Rio de Janeiro (PUC-Rio). She is currently adjunct professor of the Anglo-Germanics Department at the Federal University of Rio de Janeiro (UFRJ), where she teaches translation. She is also on the faculty of the Interdisciplinary Graduate Program in Applied Linguistics at the same university, where she teaches translation theory and corpus linguistics. Her research interests concern translation studies, with a focus on specialized translation. She is the coordinator of the research group NET – Translation Studies Group (website: http://dgp.cnpq.br/dgp/espelhogrupo/5598310520909017).

Research Interests

Translation studies; specialized translation; the translator’s (in)visibility; discourse and theories of specialized translation; the translation market in Brazil; corpus linguistics; textual genres; terminology; lexicography; translation tools; frame semantics.

Professora Adriana Carvalho Lopes

Profª. Drª. Luciana Marino do Nascimento

BIO

Luciana Marino do Nascimento holds a degree in languages from the Federal University of Minas Gerais (1993), a master’s in literary studies from the same institution (1998), and a doctorate in literary theory and history from the State University of Campinas (2003). She also has a degree in pedagogy from Wenceslau Bras University (2015). She is an associate member of ABRALIC and AIL, and is the recipient of a research grant from the National Council for Scientific and Technological Development (CNPQ). She is an associate professor (level IV) at the Federal University of Acre, but currently teaches at the Department of Literary Science of the Federal University of Rio de Janeiro (Ministry of Education directive #563 of Jan. 7, 2013, published in the federal government gazette (DOU) on Mar. 7, 2013, section 2, p.25). She is an ad hoc consultant for CNPq and CAPES, and was a consultant for the three-year CAPES evaluation of graduate programs in interdisciplinary areas. She is an INEP evaluator, having been included in the National Higher Education Evaluation System evaluator database (Ministry of Education directive # 313 of 30 Apr., 2018, published in the federal government gazette (DOU) on May 3, 2018, section 1, page 26). She is a permanent professor with the Interdisciplinary Graduate Program in Applied Linguistics of the Federal University of Rio de Janeiro (PIPGLA/UFRJ) and coordinator of the Brazil-Mozambique Training Courses program in remote learning. 


Research Interests

Literary historiography; the city and literary discourse; modernity and urban discourse; the city and the press.

Professora Adriana Carvalho Lopes

Prof. Dr. Luiz Barros Montez

BIO

A full professor with the Faculty of Languages, Federal University of Rio de Janeiro (UFRJ), Luiz Montez holds a bachelor’s degree in Portuguese and German (1986) and a master’s in German language and literature (1992) from UFRJ, a doctorate in languages (German Language and Literature) from the University of São Paulo (1999), and conducted postdoctoral studies at the University of Vienna (2009-2010). He coordinates the research group LIEDH – Language and Discourses from History (website: www.liedh.com.br), registered with the Brazilian National Library. He is a founding member of the Brazilian Association of Germanic Studies (ABEG), and a member of the Brazilian Society for History and Theory of Historiography, the Brazilian Society of Science History, and the German Teachers Association of Rio de Janeiro. His main research topics are: the accounts of German travelers to Rio de Janeiro in the 18th and 19th centuries, Enlightenment, Sturm und Drang and Romanticism; the philosophy of language and the philosophy of history in the 18th and 19th centuries; Georg Lukács and Marxism; literature and history in 19th century Brazil. He has translated German works of literature and literary criticism into Portuguese, as well as numerous 18th and 19th century travel accounts.

Research Interests

Historiography and epistemology of history; German language theories from the 18th and 19th centuries; travel discourses and transculturation. 

Professora Adriana Carvalho Lopes

Prof. Dr. Marcel Álvaro de Amorim

BIO

Marcel Amorim holds a bachelor’s degree in languages from University Center of Barra Mansa (UBM), a diploma in distance learning from the Federal Fluminense University (UFF), and master’s and doctoral degrees in languages (applied linguistics) from the Federal University of Rio de Janeiro (UFRJ). He undertook postdoctoral research in Brazilian Studies at the Brazil Institute of King’s College London, UK. He is currently a member of the faculty at the Federal Institute of Education, Science, and Technology of Rio de Janeiro (IFRJ), where he lectures in the professional graduate diploma course in Professional and Technological Education (ProfEPT-IFRJ). He is also a professor with the Interdisciplinary Graduate Program of Applied Linguistics from UFRJ. He has experience in the fields of applied linguistics, Bakhtin studies, and Brazilian studies. His research interests include translation, movie adaptation; and the teaching of literatures and literary literacy. He is a member of the PLELL research group (Literacy in Language and Literature Teaching; website: https://www.plell.com.br/)

Research Interests

Translation, movie adaptation; literary reading; literature teaching.

Professora Adriana Carvalho Lopes

Profª. Drª. Marlene Soares dos Santos

BIO

Marlene Soares dos Santos holds a bachelor’s degree in Anglo-Germanic languages from the National Faculty of Philosophy of the University of Brazil (1958) and a teaching degree in Anglo-Germanic languages from the same institution. Her graduate level qualifications include a master’s in English language from the University of California Los Angeles (1961), a diploma in applied linguistics from the University of Edinburgh (1964), a doctorate in English literature from the University of Birmingham (1980), and a postdoctorate from Yale University (1983). She is currently emeritus professor at the Federal University of Rio de Janeiro and gives lectures as part of its Interdisciplinary Graduate Program in Applied Linguistics (PIPGLA/UFRJ).

Research Interests

English language drama; English language literature.

Professora Adriana Carvalho Lopes

Profª. Drª. Tatiana Oliveira Ribeiro

BIO

Tatiana Oliveira Ribeiro holds a bachelor’s degree in languages (Portuguese and Greek) (2000), a teaching degree in languages (Portuguese and Greek) (2001), a master’s in classical languages (2005), and a doctorate in classical languages (2010), all from the Federal University of Rio de Janeiro (UFRJ). She is adjunct professor of Greek language and literature and a member of the study group PROAERA – Studies of the Representation of Antiquity at the same institution. She was president of the Brazilian Society of Classical Studies (SBEC) in 2018 and 2019. She works in the field of classical languages, with focus on its literature, investigating the following themes: Greek historiography; performance; discourse genres; Herodotean prose; representations of Antiquity.

Research Interests

In progress.

HEADCOORDENAÇÃO

Coordenador:
Prof. Dr. Rodrigo Borba
Vice-Coordenadora:
Prof(a).  Dr(a). Branca Falabella Fabrício
Secretária:
Solange Tristão

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