Ícaro Carvalho

A photo of Ícaro Carvalho
E-mail: icaro@ucla.edu

Ícaro Carvalho is a graduate student who focuses his studies in Brazilian geographical spaces and social classes through literature, cinema and music lyrics. His masters’ thesis aimed to voice the social, political and cultural conflicts of the 20th century urban Brazilian working class by studying its background and its impact on the subsequent decades. Moreover, the study analyzed how these people expressed themselves artistically in such a harsh and unique environment. Ícaro Carvalho’s current main interests are historical studies, studies of social classes and narrative studies in general, through the dialogue of different media, specially films and literature written in Portuguese. Besides his experience teaching Portuguese language, Brazilian literature and creative writing at university context, he has also published articles, book chapters and has presented at academic events.

Education

  • M.A. Literature, Society and History of Literature, Universidade Federal do Rio Grande do Sul (2020).
  • B.A. Languages and Literature – English and Portuguese, Universidade Federal do Rio Grande do Sul (2018).

Research

  • Literature written in Portuguese
  • Narrative studies
  • Cinema, visual arts and adaptations
  • History and history of literature

Articles

  • “A classe média machadiana”. Caderno de Pós-Graduação em Letras, Mackenzie São Paulo (Forthcoming 2020).
  • “Who the f*** are Arctic Monkeys?”. Co-authored with Bruno Dariva. Revista Scriptorium, PUC Rio Grande do Sul, 2020.
  • “Migração, exílio e fronteiras: a narrativa de Ruffato em Flores Artificiais”. Revista Contraponto, Universidade Federal do Piauí, 2020.
  • “A verbalização do antidemocrático”. Revista Opiniães, Universidade de São Paulo, 2019.
  • “The Olympics 2016”. Co-authored with Krystoff Horst. Revista Bem Legal, Universidade Federal do Rio Grande do Sul, 2016.

Book Chapters

  • “O gótico sulista: adaptação em diferentes mídias”. Co-authored with Bruno Amaral Dariva. Poéticas e Internacionalização. Porto Alegre: Class. p. 201 – 210, 2020.
  • “Um monstro de raiz: a presença da tradição no Monstro do Pântano, de Alan Moore”. Co-authored with Leonardo Poglia Vidal. Figuração de personagens monstruosas.  Rio de Janeiro: Dialogarts UERJ. p. 133-160, 2020.
  • “Whatever People Say I Am, That’s What I’m Not”. Coloquiumm Mochileiros de Outros Mares. North Charleston: CreateSpace. p. 46-46, 2018.
  • “Flying Bottles and Emergency Lights: the portrait of the British youth of the ’00 through the album ‘Whatever People Say I Am, That’s What I’m Not’”. Co-authored with Isadora Ravazolo Copetti. Shakespeare & Friends. North Charleston: CreateSpac., p. 34-34, 2017.

Fiction

  • “Amanda e o mar”. Revista Interdisciplinar em Estudos da Linguagem, Instituto Federal de São Paulo, 2020.
  • “Movimentos como os de um pintor”.  Palavra por palavra. Porto Alegre: Sintrajufe, 2018.