Luciana Namorato (PhD, University of North Carolina–Chapel Hill) is Associate Professor at Indiana University–Bloomington. She is the author of Diálogos borgianos, and the co-editor of Transatlantic Dialogues, a special issue of Revista de Estudos Literários (Universidade de Coimbra, Portugal) and Luso-Brazilian Literature in a Global Context, a special issue of Revista Moara (Universidade Federal do Pará, Brazil), among other publications. Dr. Namorato’s current research project examines the cultural exchange between Portugal and Brazil in the second-half of the nineteenth century, with a focus on the works of Portuguese writers Almeida Garrett and Camilo Castelo Branco, and Brazilian writer Machado de Assis.


US Scholar Program – All Disciplines Award

Position, Home Institution: Associate Professor and Director, Indiana University – Bloomington, College of Arts and Sciences, Department of Spanish and Portuguese

Field of Study: Literature – Romance Languages & Literature

Project Title: “The Literary Embrace: Transatlantic Exchange in the Portuguese-Speaking World, 1840-1910”

Host Institution, Location: University of Coimbra, School of Arts and Humanities (FLUC), Center for Portuguese Literature (CLP), Coimbra

Grant Duration, Starting Date (month): 4 months, starting in September 2021