Contraponto program series. January 23, 2022 at 11:00 am
Born and raised in Rio de Janeiro, Cristina Ferreira Pinto-Bailey has a Ph.D. in Latin American literatures from Tulane University. She is a writer, scholar, and translator. Her teaching and scholarly work focus on issues of gender and race in writings by modern and contemporary Latin American female authors, particularly from Brazil and Argentina.
She has published extensively in journals such as Review. Literature and Arts of the Americas; Symposium: A Quarterly Journal in Modern Literatures; and Romance Notes, in addition to her own creative works, and translations of Brazilian literature into English. Her books and edited volumes include Ficção e política, da ditadura civil-militar à crise da democracia no século XXI (special issue of Revista Iberoamericana, 2020); Contemporary Brazilian Literature (special issue of Romance Quarterly, 2016); Brasil, Brasis: vozes de minorias étnicas na literatura brasileira (special issue of Revista Iberoamericana, 2010); Clarice Lispector. Novos aportes críticos (2007, co-edited with Regina Zilberman); and Gender, Discourse and Desire in Twentieth-Century Brazilian Women’s Literature (2004).
Please join WJFD host Irene Amaral and Prof. Cristina Ferreira Pinto-Bailey for a discussion on Ursula (Tagus Press, 2022).