PhD in Comparative Literature and M.A. in Brazilian Literature and Literary Theory at the Federal Fluminense University (UFF – Universidade Federal Fluminense) and B.A. in Scenic Arts at the Federal University of State of Rio de Janeiro (UFRJ – Universidade Federal do Rio de Janeiro). Rodrigo has been a Visiting Student Reasearcher Collaborator (VSRC) at the Department of Spanish and Portuguese Languages and Cultures (Princeton University), where he developed part of his doctoral research about the aesthetic and narrative relations between Memórias do cárcere and Insônia, by Graciliano Ramos. Furthermore, he is responsible for the edition of Mário de Andrade and Pedro Nava’s Letters, established in Rui Barbosa’s House Foundation (Fundação Casa de Rui Barbosa). He is also member of the research groups “Caminhos da Literatura Brasileira” (Paths in Brazilian Literature) (UFF/CNPq), “Autobiografias e outras formas de expressão do eu” (Autobiographies and other expressions of the self) (UFJF/CNPq), “Literatura brasileira e resgate“ (Brazilian literature and rescue) (FCRB/CNPq) and invited member of the research working group “Literatura Comparada” (Comparative Literature) (ANPOLL). He has taught as an assistant professor of Brazilian Literature in the Federal University of Rio de Janeiro (UFRJ) and in the Federal Fluminense University (UFF).
Source of the image: Cândido Portinari. Dead Child (1944). São Paulo Museum of Art, Brazil.