Middlebury Language Schools


Rosalia was born in Belo Horizonte, MG. She received her PhD in literature from Pontifícia Universidade Católica de Minas Gerais in 2013. Her dissertation is based on writers of Resistance Conceição Evaristo and Paulina Chiziane. Rosalia spent six months in Mozambique doing her research on Paulina Chiziane. She has published several articles and books. As a member of the City Board of Education and Culture of Belo Horizonte, she wrote the recommendations for inclusion of people with disabillities to the educational system and the inclusion of African and afro-Brazilian culture as subjects in the educational system of Belo Horizonte. She likes to run, read poetry, and travel. She will be teaching a module titled “African Faces of Brazil.”