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Discourse, library and diversity: gender and sexuality in public libraries

Grant number: 18/02311-7
Support type:Scholarships in Brazil - Scientific Initiation
Effective date (Start): July 01, 2018
Effective date (End): December 31, 2018
Field of knowledge:Linguistics, Literature and Arts - Linguistics - Linguistic Theory and Analysis
Principal researcher:Lucília Maria Abrahão e Sousa
Grantee:Adonai Takeshi Ishimoto
Home Institution: Faculdade de Filosofia, Ciências e Letras de Ribeirão Preto (FFCLRP). Universidade de São Paulo (USP). Ribeirão Preto , SP, Brazil


Starting from the theoretical perspective of Discourse Analysis (PÊCHEUX, 1975); (ORLANDI, 2007), this project seeks to analyze the absence / presence of LGBT books in two public and municipal libraries in the city of Ribeirão Preto and Sertãozinho, the country towns of the state of São Paulo, trying to investigate the dominant senses, or not) censorship on issues of gender and sexuality and discursive functioning on the subject, if there is imposition of the heterosexual matrix considered normal, acceptable to the subjects, preventing other sayings about LGBT subjects are in the books represented there. (AU)

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