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.”
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PGSE 3203 - Cultural Studies II
This course sequence is intended for students who have had one year of formal instruction in Portuguese, and it is designed to expand the PSGE 3201 course. In this program, modes of communication are integrated within cultural thematic units that explore the diversity and complexity of the Portuguese-speaking countries nowadays. Students will further develop their communicative skills through intensive exposure to authentic reading in the target language, debates, in-class presentations, and discussions of cultural phenomena in depth, while increasing and enriching their vocabulary and being in contact with different registers. These units may include tests and/or final projects. Among other fields, these thematic units may encompass the study of the environment and sustainability of the Amazon rain forest, Afro-Brazilian heritage and tradition, media in the Portuguese-speaking world, culture and civilization of the Lusophone world, and the arts in general, which may also include participation in workshops and exhibitions. Bibliography for PGSE 3203 will vary each year.
Summer 2013, Summer 2014 Language Schools