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Paulo Fernando da Motta de Oliveira


Universidade de São Paulo (USP). Faculdade de Filosofia, Letras e Ciências Humanas (FFLCH)  (Institutional affiliation from the last research proposal)
Birthplace: Brazil

Paulo Motta Oliveira concluded his doctorate in LITERARY THEORY AND HISTORY in the STATE UNIVERSITY OF CAMPINAS (UNICAMP) in 1995, accomplished two post-doctorates in the UNIVERSITY OF LISBON (UL) between 2004 and 2005, and in 2008, and one in the Université de Versailles Saint-Quentin-en-Yvelines. He defended a free-docency in PORTUGUESE LITERATURE in the UNIVERSITY OF SÃO PAULO (USP) in 2006. He was invited professor in the UNIVERSITY OF LYON 2 in 2006. He was also President of the Brazilian Association of Professors of Portuguese Literature during the biennium 2005-2007.He had a research scholarship from the National Council for Scientific and Technological Development (CNPq) from 1999 to 2011. He is Associate Professor in the University of São Paulo. He coordinates the GEO (Group of Nineteenth-Century Studies). He is also Director of the CELP/USP (Center for Studies of Literatures and Cultures in Portuguese Language) and member of the Coordination Commission of the Postgraduate Program in Comparative Studies of Literatures in Portuguese Language at USP. He oriented more than 30 scientific initiation works, 12 dissertations of masters degree and 3 doctoral theses, and also supervised a post-doctoral apprenticeship.He researches mainly the Portuguese literature of the 19th century and the beginning of the 20th century, as well as the relations between that and other literatures of the period, specially the literatures in Portuguese language and the French literature. In his Lattes curriculum the most frequent terms in the contextualization of the scientific, technological and artistic-cultural production are: Portuguese Literature, Literature and History, Camilo Castelo Branco, Literary Historiography, Brazilian Literature, Eça de Queirós, Portugal, Nineteenth-Century Literature, Fernando Pessoa, Novel. (Source: Lattes Curriculum)

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