Romance Studies Faculty Database
Romance Studies
Arts & Sciences
Duke University

 HOME > Arts & Sciences > Romance Studies > Faculty    Search Help Login pdf version printable version 

Leslie H. Damasceno, Associate Professor of the Practice Emeritus of Portuguese

Brazillian and Latin American Theater and Film, Brazilian Cultural Theory and Literature, and Cultural Theater and Film Theory.

Contact Info:
Office Location:  Faculty, Durham, NC 27708
Office Phone:  (212) 513-8699
Email Address: send me a message

Office Hours:

Wednesday: 1:00pm - 2:30pm & by appointment
Education:

Ph.D.University of California at Los Angeles1987
PhD in Romance Linguistics and LiteratureUCLA1987
Faculdade de LetrasUniversidade Federal do Rio de Janeiro1975
Masters in Comparative Literature (French and Spanish)San Francisco State University1974
BACollege of William and Mary1966
Specialties:

Portuguese
Spanish
Research Interests:

Current projects: Research for a book on traditions of the grotesque in Latin American theatre.

Brazillian and Latin American Theater and Film, Brazilian Cultural Theory and Literature, and Cultural Theater and Film Theory.

Recent Publications   (More Publications)

  1. Sentido, sentimento e sensibilidade do grotesco no teatro latinoamericano, edited by Leslie Damasceno, guest editor, Percevejo: Edição Especial, Teatro Latinomericano, vol. XIV (Accepted, Summer, 2009), Universidade do Rio de Janeiro
  2. In your face: identity, attitude and latino theatre, edited by Sónia Torres, SELLI: Anais do Seminário de Literaturas de Língua Inglesa, vol. !6 (December, 2006), pp. 59-66, Universidade Federal Fluminense Press
  3. The Gestural Art of Reclaiming Utopia:Denise Stoklos at Play with the Hysterical-Historical, in Holy Terrors! Latin American Women Perform, edited by Diana Taylor and Roslyn Costantino (Accepted, 2004), Durham, NC: Duke University Press
  4. Five entries on Brazilian theatre, in Encyclopedia of Contemporary Latin American Culture, edited by Dan Balderston, Ana Lopez and Mike Gonzalez (forthcoming 2003), Routledge Press
  5. Staging the Crisis: Utopian Ideals, Consumer Aesthetics and the Theatrical Image in Brazillian Theatre from Collor to Cardoso (September, 2002)


Duke University * Arts & Sciences * Romance Studies * Faculty * Staff * Grad * Postdoc * Reload * Login