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Felipe Botelho Correa

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    Biographical details

    Felipe Botelho Correa is a literary and cultural scholar with interests spanning literature, music, film, language, and print culture from the Portuguese-speaking worlds.

    He studied at the Universities of Oxford (PhD in Modern Languages), Brown, USA (postgraduate visiting scholar) and PUC-Rio, Brazil (MPhil and BA in Media Studies).

    He has done extensive research on modern Brazilian culture, with a focus on the periodical print culture (modernist and illustrated magazines), and representations of violence and fear in the media, literature and films.

    For his doctoral research, Correa worked with digitised archives of early 20thCentury magazines and the works of Lima Barreto (1881-1922) – one of the major figures of modern Brazilian literature – uncovering 164 texts written under various pseudonyms.

    Felipe joined the Department of Spanish, Portuguese and Latin American Studies at King’s College London in 2013. 

    Expertise related to UN Sustainable Development Goals

    In 2015, UN member states agreed to 17 global Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) to end poverty, protect the planet and ensure prosperity for all. This person’s work contributes towards the following SDG(s):

    • SDG 4 - Quality Education
    • SDG 10 - Reduced Inequalities
    • SDG 16 - Peace, Justice and Strong Institutions

    Education/Academic qualification

    Doctor of Philosophy, The Case of the Magazine Careta in Lima Barreto's Journalistic Oeuvre (1915-1922), University of Oxford

    Award Date: 1 Jan 2013

    Master of Arts, PUC-Rio

    Award Date: 1 Jan 2008

    External positions

    External Examiner, University of Bristol

    Sept 2017 → …


    • F1201 Latin America (General)
    • PQ Romance literatures
    • PN0441 Literary History


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