Ícaro Carvalho

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E-mail: icaro@ucla.edu Office: Rolfe Hall 4314

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.


  • 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).


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


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