Leonardo de Oliveira Silva

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Position Title
Graduate Student in Spanish, Associate in Spanish

616 Sproul Hall
Bio

PROFILE

Leonardo Silva is a Ph.D. student at UC Davis. His major research interest is History, Literature and the representation of minority groups, focusing on war, race and political matters in 19th-century Latin America.

EDUCATION AND DEGREE(S)

  • M.A. in Brazilian Literature, University of São Paulo
  • B.A. in Portuguese Language and Literatures and B.A. in Linguistics, University of São Paulo
     

RESEARCH INTEREST(S)

  • 19th-century
  • 20th-century
  • Critical Theory
  • Literary Criticism
  • Race studies
  • War Studies

COURSE(S) TAUGHT

  • SPA 1-3
  • SPA 23-24
  • SPA 150
  • SPA 159
  • POR 1
  • POR 162

SELECTED PUBLICATIONS

  • "O herói negro na poesia da Guerra da Tríplice Aliança: Marcílio Dias em Riachuelo" – Hispania, the official journal of the American Association of Teachers of Spanish and Portuguese

HONORS AND AWARDS

  • Professors for the Future fellowship (2019-2020)

  • Tinker Foundation Latin America & Caribbean Field Research Award (2017)

  • Provost's Fellowship (2015-2016)

  • Fundação de Amparo à Pesquisa do Estado de São Paulo