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Vagner Camilo


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

Associate Professor III (Livre Docente) of Brazilian Literature at the University of São Paulo, with research focused on the following themes related to historiography and literary criticism: 19th-century Brazilian poetry (Romantics poets and "first Baudelaireans"), 20th-century Brazilian poetry (Carlos Drummond de Andrade, Jorge de Lima, Augusto Meyer, Murilo Mendes and the "Geração de 45"), poetry criticism (Sérgio Buarque de Holanda), reception of critical ideas in Brazil and the relationship between poetry, history and society. He received his master's degree in Literary Theory and History from the State University of Campinas (1993), his PhD in Literary Theory and History from the State University of Campinas (1999) and Associate professor in Brazilian Literature from the University of São Paulo (2013), having progressed to the level III in 2021. In 2005, he carried out post-doctoral research at the Université Sorbonne-Nouvelle (Sorbonne-Paris-III), within the scope of the USP/COFECUB Program. From 2016 to 2018, he coordinated the selection committee for the lectureship of Brazilian Literature at the Universidad de Santiago de Compostela (Spain). She is a member of the scientific committee of COLLANA CILBRA - Centro di Studi Comparati Italo-Luso-Brasiliani, Department of Lettere Lingue, Letterature and Civiltà antiche e moderne, Università degli Studi di Peruga (Italy), dedicated to the dissemination and publication of comparative studies Italian-Portuguese-Brazilians. Between 2019 and 2021, he participated in the multidisciplinary project "Rewriting the 16th century" (Portuguese Literature, Brazilian Literature, History of Literature, Cultural History), contemplated by the Joint Call for Support to Research AUCANI-USP for USP-University of Minho (Portugal). As a research productivity fellow, he develops an investigation dedicated to the affinities between the neoclassical inflection in Brazilian lyric poetry of the 1940s-1950s and that of the Argentinean Generation of 40. He is currently part of the interdisciplinary and international research group, entitled "Ibero-American Cultural Geographies: Landscapes, Contact, Languages", registered in the CHAMADA CNPq / MCTI / FNDCT No 18/2021-UNIVERSAL and awarded with funding by CNPq. He is the leader of the research group with the same name as the contemplated project, certified by the DGP / CNPq. In 2023, he was awarded a scholarship granted by CAPES within the scope of the Capes PRINT Program - INSTITUTIONAL INTERNATIONALIZATION PROGRAM, in the form of SENIOR VISITING PROFESSOR, for a semester stay at the University of Coimbra, which allowed him to gather an expressive corpus of the reception of Jorge de Lima in Portugal. (Source: Lattes Curriculum)

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