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Pedro Schacht Pereira

Pedro Schacht Pereira

Pedro Schacht Pereira

Associate Professor, Portuguese and Iberian Studies, Department of Spanish & Portuguese


238 Hagerty Hall
Spanish & Portuguese
298 Hagerty Hall
1775 College Road
Columbus, OH 43210

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Areas of Expertise

  • Luso-Brazilian and Lusophone African Studies Iberian Studies Cultures of the Afro-European Diaspora

Pedro Schacht Pereira was born in Porto, Portugal. He holds a licenciatura in Philosophy from the University of Coimbra, Portugal, and a PhD in Portuguese and Brazilian Studies from Brown University. Prof. Pereira teaches a variety of courses on Portuguese, Brazilian and Lusophone African themes, with an emphasis on the formation of imperial discourses and their legacies in contemporary postcolonial cultures, Portuguese and Brazilian fiction from the 19th- to the 21st-centuries, and literary and cultural relations between the Portuguese and the Spanish-speaking worlds.