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Midia indígena no alto Xingu

Grant number: 19/18750-2
Support type:Scholarships abroad - Research Internship - Doctorate
Effective date (Start): December 01, 2019
Effective date (End): March 17, 2020
Field of knowledge:Interdisciplinary Subjects
Principal Investigator:Sérgio Bairon Blanco Sant'Anna
Grantee:Thomaz Marcondes Garcia Pedro
Supervisor abroad: Faye Diana Ginsburg
Home Institution: Faculdade de Filosofia, Letras e Ciências Humanas (FFLCH). Universidade de São Paulo (USP). São Paulo , SP, Brazil
Local de pesquisa : New York University, United States  
Associated to the scholarship:18/22945-0 - Production and circulation of indigenous media: the audiovisual and the Karib people of the Upper Xingu, BP.DR


This research project aims to describe activities to be carried out during the internship period at the New York University, in the city of New York, USA. The period of internship abroad has as a main objective establish relations and create dialog between the ethnographic material found during the field research in Upper Xingu region with the theoretical knowledge on the interdisciplinary area of studied (i.e. visual anthropology, communication, ethnology, audiovisual) aiming to develop a partial chapter of my doctoral thesis. The most important contribution to achieve my objective is to be under supervision of Professor Faye Ginsburg, who is an important authority in the field, having created and developed the category of indigenous media, which is a key concept to my research. The possibility to be close and participate on the NYU Center for Media, Culture and History, interdisciplinary center of study, directed by professor Ginsburg, will also be decisive in the development of my project. Besides that, this project aims having the opportunity to get to know the work of colleagues in the seminars at NYU Center for Media, Culture and History related to topics of interest in research, participate in university activities, attendance at international seminars and conferences, and have access to bibliographies and other publications produced in other languages than Portuguese that deal with topics such as indigenous media, visual anthropology, ethnology, audiovisual and communication.