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  Leslie H. Damasceno, Affliated Faculty
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  Associate Professor of the Practice Emeritus of Portuguese and Gender, Sexuality & Feminist Studies

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

Monday and Tuesday: 12:20pm - 1:30pm

  • Ph.D. University of California at Los Angeles 1987
  • PhD in Romance Linguistics and Literature UCLA 1987
  • Faculdade de Letras Universidade Federal do Rio de Janeiro 1975
  • Masters in Comparative Literature (French and Spanish) San Francisco State University 1974
  • BA College of William and Mary 1966


Research Interests:

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

Recent Publications   (More Publications)
  1. "Sentido, sentimento e sensibilidade do grotesco no teatro latinoamericano." Percevejo: Edição Especial, Teatro Latinomericano XIV (Summer, Accepted, Summer, 2009).
  2. "In your face: identity, attitude and latino theatre." SELLI: Anais do Seminário de Literaturas de Língua Inglesa !6 (December, December, 2006): 59-66.
  3. "The Gestural Art of Reclaiming Utopia:Denise Stoklos at Play with the Hysterical-Historical." Holy Terrors! Latin American Women Perform  (Accepted, 2004).
  4. "Five entries on Brazilian theatre." Encyclopedia of Contemporary Latin American Culture  (forthcoming 2003).
  5.  Staging the Crisis: Utopian Ideals, Consumer Aesthetics and the Theatrical Image in Brazillian Theatre from Collor to Cardoso. September, 2002.