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Sara Brandellero

University Lecturer

Name
Dr. S.L.A. Brandellero
Telephone
+31 71 527 1447
E-mail
s.l.a.brandellero@hum.leidenuniv.nl
ORCID iD
0000-0003-3937-0239

Sara Brandellero is a University Lecturer at the Leiden University Centre for the Arts in Society.

More information about Sara Brandellero

Fields of interest

Brazilian Literature and Culture, and transatlantic exchange in literature and film.


Research

Modern Brazilian literature and film: constructions of national and transnational identities; relationship between literature/film and history. Current research projects centre on Brazilian Modernism and Literary and Filmic travel/diasporic narratives (Brazilian and Luso-African); contemporary diasporic women writing; the Brazilian road movie.


Teaching activities

Portuguese language; Brazilian literature, film and cultural studies.


Curriculum vitae

Dr. Brandellero holds a BA in Hispanic Studies from the University of Cardiff, an MA in Brazilian Literature from the University of Brasilia and a DPhil in Portuguese (Brazilian Literature) from the University of Oxford. She held lectureships at the University of Oxford and University of Leeds (UK), before joining the University of Leiden in September 2011.


Key publications

On a Knife-Edge: The Poetry of João Cabral de Melo Neto (Oxford: OUP, 2011). 

‘Family Secrets and National Trauma in the Work of Adriana Lisboa’,  Tesserae: Journal of Iberian and Latin American Studies, 14.2 (Aug. 2008), 133-140. 

‘A revisão da história oficial em Crime na Calle Relator, de João Cabral de Melo Neto’, Revista USP, 67 (set./out./nov. 2005), 317-320. 

‘(Dis)covering the Other: Images of Women in João Cabral de Melo Neto’,  Bulletin of Hispanic Studies, University of Liverpool, 81 (2004), 247-258. 

‘In-Between Wor(l)ds: The Image of the “entre-lugar” in João Cabral de Melo Neto’s Agrestes’,  Portuguese Studies, 18 (2002), 215-229. 

University Lecturer

  • Faculty of Humanities
  • Centre for the Arts in Society
  • Latijns-Amerikaanse L&C

Work address

van Wijkplaats
Van Wijkplaats 3
2311 BX Leiden
Room number 1.03c

Contact

  • Brandellero S.L.A., Pardue D. & Wink G. (2020), Introduction: Living (Il)legalities in Brazil. In: Brandellero S.L.A., Pardue D., Wink G. (Eds.) Living (Il)legalities in Brazil: Practices, Narratives and Institutions of a Country on the Edge.: Routledge.book chapter
  • Brandellero S.L.A., Pardue D. & Wink G. (Eds.) (2020), Living (Il)legalities in Brazil: Practices, Narratives and Institutions of a Country on the Edge: Routledge.editorship of book
  • Brandellero S.L.A. (2020), 'Night trespassing in contemporary Brazilian cinema: unveiling (il)legalities in Neighbouring Sounds'. In: Brandellero S.L.A., Pardue D., Wink G. (Eds.) Living (Il)legalities in Brazil: Practices, Narratives and Institutions in a Country on the Edge.: Routledge.book chapter
  • Brandellero S.L.A. (2020), A flâneuse na literatura brasileira: espaços e temporalidades contestados, Estudos de Literatura Brasileira Contemporânea (59).article in journal
  • Brandellero S.L.A., Campkin B., Bojadzijev M., Kenny A., Pardue D., Krakowska K., Kersbergen S. & Solmaz L. (Producer) (2019), Night Spaces: migration, culture and integration in Europe (NITE) [Multimedia project presentation] (Documentary). [film].other
  • Brandellero S.L.A. & Pardue D. (2018), Culture and Power in Brazil Today / Cultura e Poder no Brasil Hoje Member of editorial staff Veredas - Revista da Associação Internacional de Lusitanistas (2017).editorship of journal
  • Pardue D. & Brandellero S.L.A. (2018), Introduction: Revisiting Culture and Power in Brazil, Veredas - Revista da Associação Internacional de Lusitanistas 27(2017): 5-11.article in journal
  • Brandellero S.L.A. (2018), Táticas do cotidiano em Estive em Lisboa e lembrei de você, de Luiz Ruffato, Veredas - Revista da Associação Internacional de Lusitanistas 27(2017): 12-23.article in journal
  • Brandellero S.L.A. (2018), Nightwalking in contemporary Brazilian Cinema: contested night spaces and women’s transgressions.conference paper
  • Brandellero S.L.A. (2018), The Road and Transatlantic Currents in the Cinema of Licínio Azevedo. In: Timothy Corrigan & José Duarte (Ed.) The Global Road Movie: Alternative Journeys around the World. Bristol & Chicago: Intellect. 87-100.book chapter
  • Brandellero S.L.A. & Villares L. (eds) (2017), Graciliano Ramos and the Making of Modern Brazil: Memory, Politics and Identities Iberian and Latin American Studies. Cardiff: University of Wales Press.book
  • Brandellero S.L.A & Villares L. (2017), 'Introduction' in Graciliano Ramos and the Making of Modern Brazil: Memory, Politics and Identities. In: Brandellero S.L.A., Villares L. (Eds.) Graciliano Ramos and the Making of Modern Brazil: Memory, Politics and Identities. Cardiff: University of Wales Press. 1-15.book chapter
  • Brandellero S.L.A. (2017), The Writing of the Spectral Land in Vidas secas. In: Brandellero S.L.A., Villares L. (Eds.) Graciliano Ramos and the Making of Modern Brazil: Memory, Politics and Identities. Cardiff: University of Wales Press. 130-150.
  • Brandellero S.L.A. (2017), Journeys of Resistance in Afro-Brazilian Literature: the Case of Conceição Evaristo. In: Carvalho V.M. de, Gavioli N. (Eds.) Literature and Ethics in Contemporary Brazil. New York/London: Routledge.book chapter
  • Brandellero S.L.A. (2017), Foreword to the Journal of the LUCAS Graduate Conference, LUCAS Graduate Conference (5): 1-3.article in journal
  • Brandellero S.L.A. (2017), Dis-placing the Urban Mobile View: Night Transits in Contemporary Brazilian Cinema. Utrecht.conference paper
  • Brandellero S.L.A. (2017), The flâneuse in contemporary Brazilian literature: contested spaces and temporalities [8th International Symposium on Contemporary Brazilian Literature, University of Brasilia, Brazil, 4-6 December 2017].conference paper
  • Brandellero S.L.A. (2016), 'The Contemporary Brazilian Road Movie: Remapping National Journeys on Screen in Viajo porque preciso volto porque te amo'. In: Garibotto V., Pérez J. (Eds.) The Latin American Road Movie. New York: Palgrave Macmillan.book chapter
  • Brandellero S. (2016), Keynote: Journeys of Resistance in Contemporary Afro-Brazilian Literature: the Case of Conceição Evaristo.conference paper
  • Brandellero S. (2016), The Brazilian Road Movie: Discovering the Nation on Screen.conference paper
  • Brandellero S.L.A. (2015), ‘O Retraçar de Caminhos e Memórias no Filme de Estrada Brasileiro Contemporâneo’.conference paper
  • Brandellero S.L.A. (2015), 'Estratégias Narrativas e Táticas do Cotidiano em Estive em Lisboa e Lembrei de Você', IV Colóquio Internacional de Literatura Brasileira Contemporânea. Paris.conference paper
  • Brandellero S.L.A. (2015), ‘Estrategias Narrativas e Táticas do Cotidiano em Estive em Lisboa em lembrei de você’. V International Colloquium on Contemporary Brazilian Literature: ‘Práticas do Espaço na Literatura Brasileira Contemporânea’, at Sorbonne Paris IV, 15-16 January 2015.conference paper
  • Brandellero S.L.A. (2015), Invited talk: ‘O Retraçar de Caminhos e Memórias no Filme de Estrada Brasileiro Contemporâneo’. XVII Colóquio de Outono, CEHUM (Centro de Estudos Humanísticos, Universidade do Minho, Braga, Portugal), ‘Outros Mapas. Linguagem, Migração, Diáspora’, November 2015.conference paper
  • Brandellero S.L.A. (2015), Invited Visiting Professor: jointly by State University of São Paulo (UNESP/Araraquara) and Federal University of São Carlos (UFSCAR, São Paulo State, Brazil), Brazilian literature programmes: 8-12 June, 2015.conference paper
  • Brandellero S.L.A. (2015), ‘O Retraçar de Caminhos e Memórias no Filme de Estrada Brasileiro Contemporâneo’, at XVII Colóquio de Outono, CEHUM (Centro de Estudos Humanísticos, Universidade do Minho, Braga, Portugal), ‘Outros Mapas. Linguagem, Migração, Diáspora’, 26-27 November 2015.conference paper
  • Brandellero S.L.A. (2015), Round table discussant on ‘Researching and Teaching Brazilian Studies from the Global North’, REBRAC (Rede Europeia de Brasilianistas de Análise Cultural/European Network of Brazilianists Working in Cultural Analysis) International Conference, ILAS, Senate House, University of London, 25 September 2015.conference paper
  • Brandellero S.L.A. (2015), Roundtable discussant: ‘Researching and Teaching Brazilian Studies from the Global North’. REBRAC (European Network of Brazilianists Working in Cultural Analysis) International Conference, London, 25 September 2015.conference paper
  • Brandellero S.L.A. (2015), ‘The Contemporary Road Movie: Remapping Brazil’s Journeys on Screen’, LASA International Congress, Puerto Rico 27-30 May 2015.conference paper
  • Brandellero S.L.A. (2015), ‘The Contemporary Road Movie: Remapping Brazil’s Journeys on Screen', Latin American Studies Association International Congress 27-30 May 2015. Puerto Rico.conference paper
  • Brandellero S.L.A. (2014), Viagens, Memórias e Sertão no Cinema Brasileiro Contemporâneo (Invited Public Lecture, UFJF - Brazil). Institute for Arts and Design (Uni. Federal de Juiz de Fora, Brazil).conference paper
  • Brandellero S.L.A. (2014), Invited talk on 'The City in Brazilian Cinema', Leiden International Short Film Experience. Leiden.conference paper
  • Brandellero S.L.A. (2014), Member of editorial staff Portuguese Studies 30(2).editorship of journal
  • Brandellero S.L.A. (2014), 'Introduction' in Special Issue of Portuguese Studies devoted to João Cabral de Melo Neto, Portuguese Studies 30(2): 124-127.article in journal
  • Brandellero S.L.A. (2014), 'Journeys and Landscapes in João Cabral de Melo Neto' in Special Issue of Portuguese Studies on João Cabral de Melo Neto, Portuguese Studies 30(2): 143-158.article in journal
  • Brandellero S.L.A. & Conde M. (2014), Panel: 'Re-Mapping Brazilian Cinema'. King's College London.conference paper
  • Peixoto M., Mendes de Sousa C., Mariano de Carvalho V., Süssekind F. & Brandellero S.L.A. (2014), Member of editorial staff Portuguese Studies 30(2).editorship of journal
  • Brandellero S.L.A. (2014), The Contemporary Road Movie: Remapping Brazil's Journeys on Screen.conference paper
  • Paiva S. & Brandellero S.L.A. (15 June 2014), Destaques: Entrevista com Sara Brandellero. Interviewed by Samuel Paiva for RUA - Revista Universitária do Audiovisual [interview].other
  • Brandellero S.L.A. (20 May 2014), Brazilian Cinema on the Road (Lecture). Florianópolis, Brazil.other
  • Brandellero S.L.A. (19 May 2014), As paisagens corporais de João Cabral de Melo Neto (Lecture). Florianópolis, Brazil.other
  • Brandellero S.L.A. (2014), Identities and New Media. Campinas (SP), Brazil: Universidade de Campinas - UNICAMP.conference paper
  • Brandellero S.L.A. (2014), 'The Road Movie.' Invited discussant and Q&A with filmmakers Marcelo Galvão and John Roberts. Cinema Reserva Cultural (Paulista), Brazil, (Cultura Inglesa (São Paulo) Brazil). [other]other
  • Brandellero S.L.A. (2014), Bodies and Landscapes in João Cabral de Melo Neto/Paisagens corporais na poesia de João Cabral de Melo Neto. Leiden.conference paper
  • Brandellero S.L.A. (2014), Introduction to film screenings: Mobility and Mobilization in Latin American Cinema. Leiden University.conference paper
  • Brandellero S. (2014), ‘As paisagens corporais de João Cabral de Melo Neto’. Colloquium ‘Cuerpos (I)legales’, Leiden 16 April 2014.conference paper
  • Brandellero S. (2014), Invited speaker, ‘As paisagens corporais de João Cabral de Melo Neto’, Research Seminar, Postgraduate Programme in Literature and Literary Theory, Universidade Federal de Santa Catarina (Florianópolis, Brazil), 19 May 2014.conference paper
  • Brandellero S. (2014), Invited speaker, 'Brazilian Cinema on the Road', Open Seminar Series, Universidade Federal de Santa Catarina (Florianópolis, Brazil), 20 May 2014.conference paper
  • Brandellero S. (2014), Invited Speaker: Cultura Inglesa Institute, São Paulo: round table discussant on the Brazilian Road Movie. 10 May 2014.conference paper
  • Brandellero S. (2014), Invited speaker, roundtable discussion on 'Identities and New Media', UNICAMP (Campinas, Brazil), 15 May 2014.conference paper
  • Brandellero S. (2014), Invited speaker, ‘The Brazilian Road Movie’. British and Brazilian Road Movie Film Festival. Cultura Inglesa, São Paulo, 9 May 2014.conference paper
  • Brandellero S. (2014), Invited Visiting Professor: Arts Institute (Cinema Department), Federal University of Juiz de Fora (Brazil): 1-9 December, 2014.conference paper
  • Brandellero S. (2014), ‘Mobility in Luso-African Cinema and a Brazil Connection’ at Symposium ‘(Re)Claiming the Road: Mobility and Mobilization in Brazilian, Latin American and Global Cinema Perspectives’. Leiden, 1 April 2014.conference paper
  • Brandellero S. (2014), ‘The Contemporary Road Movie: Remapping Brazil’s Journeys on Screen’, BRASA (Brazilian Studies Association) International Conference, King’s College London, 20-23 August 2014.conference paper
  • Brandellero S.L.A. (2013), Brazilian Music in Context (Panel Convenor). Leiden University. [other]other
  • Brandellero S.L.A. (15 April 2013), Journeys across Choppy Waters in the Work of Conceição Evaristo (Lecture). Leiden University.other
  • Brandellero S.L.A. (2013), Journeys and (Re)Connections in Contemporary Brazilian Literature/Viagens e (Re)Encontros na Literatura Brasileira Contemporânea (International Symposium. Co-org with Dr Leonardo Tonus (Paris-Sorbonne)). Leiden University. [other]other
  • Brandellero S.L.A. (2013), Review of: Cacilda Rêgo , Carolina Rocha (2011) New Trends in Argentine and Brazilian Cinema, New Cinemas: Journal of Contemporary Film 10.book review
  • Brandellero S.L.A. (2013), Bye Bye Brazil and the Quest of the Nation. In: Brandellero S. (Ed.) The Brazilian Road Movie: Journeys of (Self)Discovery. Cardiff: University of Wales Press.book chapter
  • Brandellero S.L.A. (2013), Introduction. In: Brandellero S. (Ed.) The Brazilian Road Movie: Journeys of (Self)Discovery. Cardiff: University of Wales Press.book chapter
  • Brandellero S. (2013), ‘New Trends in Argentine and Brazilian Cinema’ edited by Cacilda M. Rego and Carolina Rocha, New Cinemas (10) June 2013. .book review
  • Brandellero S.L.A. (2013), Pachamama. In: Bayman L., Pinazza N. (Eds.) Directory of World Cinema: Brazil. Bristol: Intellect.book chapter
  • Brandellero S.L.A. (2013), Severino's Voice: Morte e vida severina by João Cabral de Melo Neto. In: Pazos Alonso C., Parkinson S. (Eds.) Reading Literature in Portuguese. Oxford: Legenda.book chapter
  • Brandellero S.L.A. (Ed.) (2013), The Brazilian Road Movie: Journeys of (Self)Discovery. Cardiff: University of Wales Press.editorship of book
  • Brandellero S.L.A. (2013), Um passaporte húngaro. In: Bayman L., Pinazza N. (Eds.) Directory of World Cinema: Brazil. Bristol: Intellect.book chapter
  • Brandellero S.L.A. (22 November 2012), Cooperation and Partnerships for the Promotion of Brazilian Literature (Lecture). São Paulo.other
  • Brandellero S.L.A. (2012), Teaching and Researching Brazilian Literature Abroad (Interview). [other]other
  • Brandellero S.L.A. (2012), 'The Road in the Films of Licínio Azevedo' (panel convenor with Dr Samuel Paiva, UFSCAR, Brazil). San Francisco (US). [other]other
  • Brandellero S.L.A. (24 May 2012), The Road Movie in Brazil and Beyond: Breaking Boundaries (Lecture). San Francisco (US).other
  • Brandellero S.L.A. (11 May 2012), Transatlantic Currents and the Cinema of Licínio Azevedo (Lecture). Netherlands Institute for Advanced Study (NIAS), Wassenaar.other
  • Brandellero S. (2012), Invited Speaker: Itaú Cultural Foundation, Brazil: fully funded trip to participate in ‘V Encontro International Conexões Itaú Cultural’, São Paulo 20-23 Nov. 2012.conference paper
  • Brandellero S. (2012), Invited speaker: ‘Transatlantic Currents and the Cinema of Licínio Azevedo’ paper presented at the International Workshop ‘Atlantic Triangles: Colonial and Postcolonial Crossings’ org. by Prof. Paulo de Medeiros and Patrícia Schor (Utrecht), Netherlands Institute for Advanced Study (NIAS), Wassenaar, 10-11 May 2012.conference paper
  • Brandellero S. (2012), Invited Speaker: V International Conexões Itaú Cultural Meeting, hosted by the Brazilian Itaú Cultural Institute, São Paulo (20-23 Nov. 2012). Panel: ‘Cooperation and Partnerships for the Promotion of Brazilian Literature’.conference paper
  • Brandellero S. (2012), ‘The Road in the Films of Licínio Azevedo’ (on Mozambican film and links with Brazilian cinema) LASA Conference, San Francisco, 23-6 May 2012.conference paper
  • Brandellero S.L.A. (10 November 2011), The Latin American Voice of João Cabral de Melo Neto (Lecture). Frei University of Berlin.other
  • Brandellero S.L.A. (2011), 'Technology and Power: Controversies'. Panel Discussant. Leiden University. [other]other
  • Brandellero S.L.A. (2 October 2011), Memória, margens e fronteiras na literatura afro-brasileira contemporânea (Lecture). Leiden University.other
  • Brandellero S.L.A. (2011), International Conference of ABIL (Association of British and Irish Lusitanists). University of Leeds. [other]other
  • Brandellero S.L.A. (2011), On a Knife-Edge: The Poetry of João Cabral de Melo Neto. Oxford: Oxford University Press.book
  • Brandellero S.L.A. (12 November 2010), Landscapes of Memory and Oblivion in Ponciá Vicêncio by Conceição Evaristo (Lecture). University of Swansea (UK).other
  • Brandellero S.L.A. (14 April 2010), Bye Bye Brasil and the Quest for the Nation (Lecture). King's College London.other
  • Brandellero S.L.A. (2010), Brazilian National Cinema Review of: Brazilian National Cinema, Bulletin of Latin American Research 29.1: 126-128.book review
  • Brandellero S.L.A. (9 October 2009), Anecdotes and Crime Stories in João Cabral de Melo Neto (Lecture). Canning House, London.other
  • Brandellero S.L.A. (2009), 'João Cabral de Melo Neto and his Transnational Legacy: Dialogues and Confluences'. Canning House, London. [other]other
  • Brandellero S.L.A. (2009), 'Envisaging Brazil in Literature and Culture'. Panel Convenor with Dr Bianca Freire-Medeiros (Fundação Getúlio Vargas, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil).. University of Leeds (UK). [other]other
  • Brandellero S.L.A. (27 March 2009), On the Road to Nowhere: Visions of Brazil in Mário Peixoto’s Limite (Lecture). University of Leeds (UK).other
  • Brandellero S.L.A. (3 October 2008), Journeys of Discovery in Brazilian Cinema (Cinemas, aspirinas e urubus). (Lecture). St Anne's College, University of Oxford.other
  • Brandellero S.L.A. (2008), Journeys of (Self)Discovery in Brazilian Cinema. Christ Church College, Oxford. [other]other
  • Brandellero S.L.A. (2008), 'Family Secrets and National Trauma in the Work of Adriana Lisboa', Tesserae: Journal of Iberian and Latin American Studies 14(2): 133-140.article in journal
  • Brandellero S.L.A. (2008), Merit Award (Academic Staff). Humanities Division, University of Oxford (UK). [other]other
  • Brandellero S.L.A. (2006), International Conference: Jornada Graciliano Ramos. St Peter's College, Oxford. [other]other
  • Brandellero S.L.A. (15 September 2006), Skeletons in the Cupboard: History and Violence in Post-Dictatorship Brazilian Fiction (Lecture). University of Nottingham (UK).other
  • Brandellero S.L.A. (4 August 2006), Esqueletos no armário: Violência e história na obra de Adriana Lisboa (Lecture). Universidade Estadual do Rio de Janeiro (UERJ), Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.other
  • Brandellero S.L.A. (2006), Excellence in Teaching Award. Faculty of Medieval and Modern Languages, University of Oxford (UK). [other]other
  • Brandellero S.L.A. (1 July 2005), Family Secrets and National Trauma in the Work of Adriana Lisboa (Lecture). University of Leeds.other
  • Brandellero S.L.A. (25 May 2005), 'Com balas atravessando os fonemas': Paulo Lins' Cidade de Deus (Lecture). University of Cambridge.other
  • Brandellero S.L.A. (10 April 2005), 'Com balas atravessando os fonemas': Paulo Lins' Cidade de Deus (Lecture). University of Derby (UK).other
  • Brandellero S.L.A. (2005), Panel 'The Brazilian City in Word and Image'. University of Derby. [other]other
  • Brandellero S.L.A. (2005), International Conference: 'After the Dictatorship: Brazilian Prose Fiction since 1985'. Christ Church College, Oxford. [other]other
  • Brandellero S.L.A. (2005), A revisão da história oficial em Crime na Calle Relator, Revista USP 67: 317-320.article in journal
  • Brandellero S.L.A. (2004), (Dis)covering the Other: Images of Women in João Cabral de Melo Neto, Bulletin of Hispanic Studies 81: 247-258.article in journal
  • Brandellero S.L.A. (2004), Representações de gênero, classe social e raça na revisão da história oficial na obra de João Cabral de Melo Neto (Lecture). Universidade Federal do Rio Grande do Sul (UFRGS), Porto Alegre, Brazil.other
  • Brandellero S.L.A. (2004), The Impossible Return of the Native: Migration and Transgression in João Cabral de Melo Neto (Lecture). University of London.other
  • Brandellero S.L.A. (2002), (Dis)covering the Other: Images of Women in João Cabral de Melo Neto (Lecture). University of London.other
  • Brandellero S.L.A. (2002), In-Between Wor(l)ds: The Image of the 'entre-lugar' in João Cabral de Melo Neto's Agrestes, Portuguese Studies 18: 215-229.article in journal
  • Brandellero S.L.A. (2002), In-Between Wor(l)ds: The Image of the 'entre-lugar' in João Cabral de Melo Neto's Agrestes (Lecture). University of Cork (Ireland).other
  • Brandellero S.L.A. (1997), A rosa do povo. In: Smith V. (Ed.) Encyclopedia of Latin American Literature. London: Fitzroy Dearborn.book chapter
  • Brandellero S.L.A. (1997), Vinicius de Moraes. In: Smith V. (Ed.) Encyclopedia of Latin American Literature. London: Fitzroy Dearborn.book chapter
  • Brandellero S.L.A. (1995), A fábula. In: O imaginário nos mitos, lendas, fábulas e contos populares. Brasilia: CNPq.report

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