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November 30, 2018 | 4:00 p.m. - 5:30 p.m.
Category: Lecture
Location: 5057 Woodward #10302 | Map
5057 Woodward
Detroit, MI 48202
Cost: Free
Audience: Academic Staff, Alumni, Current Graduate Students, Current Undergraduate Students, Faculty
Professor Denilson Lopes, of the Federal University of Rio de Janeiro
“Affects, Relations, and Encounters”
Dept of English lecture room (room 10302, 5057 Woodward)
With a bachelor’s degree in Journalism and Communication (1989), a master’s in literature (1992) and a Ph.D. in sociology(1997), all from the University of Brasília, Denilson Lopes is currently a tenured associate professor at the Universidade Federal do Rio de Janeiro, with a research grant from the Conselho Nacional de Pesquisa. He has experience in the area of communication, with an emphasis on aesthetics of communication, and also works on contemporary cinema, gender studies (gay and transgender studies), cultural criticism and contemporary art, cultural studies, and comparative literature. He is the author of No Coração do Mundo: Paisagens Transculturais (Rio de Janeiro: Rocco, 2012),  A Delicadeza: Estética, Experiência e Paisagens (Brasília, EdUnB, 2007), O Homem que Amava Rapazes e Outros Ensaios (Rio de Janeiro, Aeroplano, 2002) and Nós os Mortos: Melancolia e Neo-Barroco (Rio de Janeiro, 7Letras, 1999). He is co-editor of Silviano Santiago y los Estudios Latinoamericanos (Pittsburgh: Iberoamerciana, 2014) of Imagem e Diversidade Sexual (São Paulo, Nojosa, 2004), Cinema, Globalização e Interculturalidade (Chapecó, Argos, 2010)  and editor of O Cinema dos Anos 90 (Chapecó, Argos, 2005). At the moment he is finishing a new book on contemporary Brazilian cinema related to his project Affects, Relationnships and Encounters. He is going to star a new comparative and trandcultural project on dandyism and decadentism and their updatings.
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