Ricardo Vasconcelos

Ricardo Vasconcelos

Assistant Professor

Room: Curtin Hall, Room 717
Phone: (414) 229-2970
e-mail: ricardov@uwm.edu
Curriculum Vitae: pdf

Education:

Ph.D., Hispanic Languages and Literatures – Luso-Brazilian Literatures, with an Emphasis in Applied Linguistics, University of California – Santa Barbara.
M.A. (“Mestrado”), Modern and Contemporary Portuguese Literature, University of Porto (Portugal).
B.A. (“Licenciatura”), Modern Languages and Literatures – Portuguese and English, University of Porto (Portugal).

Main Areas of Interest:

19th and 20th Centuries Portuguese and Brazilian Literatures (Poetry and Fiction).

Secondary Areas of Interest:

Applied Linguistics and Multimedia Learning; African Literatures in Portuguese; Cuban Literature; Spanish Literature; Anglo-American Literature; Textual Criticism and Medieval Portuguese Poetry.

Courses Taught:

Portugs 104: Second-Semester Portuguese
Portugs 110: Accelerated Portuguese (Course Website)
Portugs 310: Advanced Grammar, Composition and Conversation
Portugs 380: Luso-Brazilian Literature in Translation – Short Stories of the Portuguese-Speaking World (Course Website)

Publications:

Book:

Campo de Relâmpagos – Leituras do Excesso na Poesia de Luís Miguel Nava. Lisboa: Assírio e Alvim, 2009. Publication sponsored by the Portuguese Direcção Geral do Livro e da Biblioteca – Ministério da Cultura. Table of Contents (pdf)

Book Chapter:

“Como Vingar-se de Antologias (segundo Jorge de Sena).” Jorge de Sena: Novas Perspectivas, 30 Anos Depois. Ed. Jorge Fazenda Lourenço and Francisco Cota Fagundes. Lisboa: U. Católica Ed., 2009. 199-248.

Selected Articles and Review-essays:

“Uma boleia para a aldeia – afinidades entre A Morgadinha dos Canaviais e A Cidade e as Serras, e a afirmação queirosiana de que Júlio Dinis ‘escreveu de leve’.” [Forthcoming in Portuguese Literary and Cultural Studies].

Review-essay of Cancioneiros Medievais Galego-Portugueses, by Gladis Massigni-Cagliari. (São Paulo: Martins Fontes, 2007). Revue critique de philologie romane 9 (2008): 95-115.

Review-essay of Centro Virtual Camões – Aprender Português, website by Instituto Camões. Language Learning and Technology 12.3 (2008): 14-22.

“Viajar Imenso, com Bernardo Soares.” Encruzilhadas 7 (2007): 189-94.

“Fixar o Olhar.” Relâmpago 16 (2005): 63-76. [Article on the poetry of Luís Miguel Nava.]

“A Metáfora, a Alegoria e o Desenvolvimento Cognitivo da Criança,” Itinerários 10 (2004): 27-31.