Thomaz Amâncio

tamancio@uchicago.edu
Office Hours: Tuesdays 2-4pm, Thursdays 2-3pm, Classics 120.
Research Interests: environmental humanities, ecocriticism, rural studies, literature and social science, pastoral, labor history, interspecies relations

Thomaz Amancio received his BA in Language and Literature and his MA in Literary Theory and Criticism from the State University of Campinas (Unicamp). His research deals with the long history of the ethnographic and literary interest in rural workers in Brazil, and how written archives seek to assimilate their knowledge of land, nature, and landscape through folklore collections and fictive representations in prose and verse.

Recent Courses in RLL
  • PORT 12200 Portuguese for Spanish Speakers (Spring 2021)
  • SPAN 20100 Language, History, and Culture I (Winter 2021)