Sofia Paiva de Araujo

Languages and Culture Studies
MA Fellow of Portuguese




  • 2019 M.A. Latin American Studies, University of North Carolina at Charlotte
  • 2015 B.A. English Language, Linguistics and Literatures, Universidade Federal de Minas Gerais. 
  • 2008 B.S. Dentistry, Universidade Federal dos Vales do Jequitinhonha e Mucuri

Courses Offered

  • LTAM 1100 Introduction to Latin America
  • LBST 1102 Film and Dictatorship in Latin America
  • PORT 1201 Elementary Portuguese I
  • LACS 3800 Intermediate Portuguese II
  • PORT 1202 Elementary Portuguese II
  • LBST 1102 Counterculture and the Brazilian Dictatorship 

Research Interests

  • Latin American film,
  • Literature and music, especially from Brazil and Mexico.