Assistant Professor of Luso-Brazilian Literature
Office: Wieboldt 215
On leave in autumn 2012
Alfredo Cesar Melo studies Luso-Brazilian Literature with a focus on the experimental novel, history of ideas and the essay as a genre. His research is focused on Gilberto Freyre work and its connections with the Spanish American essay and with the Lusophone intellectual world. He has published articles on Gilberto Freyre, Euclides da Cunha and Fernando Ortiz.