DEGREE: Ph.D. in Portuguese and Brazilian literature, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
POSITION: Associate Professor of Portuguese
RESEARCH INTERESTS: Ecocriticism, Environmental Dystopias, Modern and Contemporary Brazilian Literature and intellectual history, Music, and Cinema
CAMPUS ADDRESS: B-458 Wells Hall
PHONE: (517) 884-6328
Professor Gouveia teaches all levels of Portuguese language and Luso-Brazilian Culture courses. He is the Portuguese Program Convener in the Romance and Classical Studies Department. He also teaches general education Brazilian Studies courses at the Center for Integrative (IAH 207 “Literature, Cultures, and Identities”) and a Literary Theory course (ROM 805) in the department.
Gouveia has published in the areas of Brazilian Literature and Intellectual History, and more recently on eco-dystopian literature and ecocriticism. His book, The Triumph of Brazilian Modernism was published by the University of North Carolina Press, 2013. Recently published articles on eco-dystopias can be found at: